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The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC

WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News

Dec
9

NMDOH statement on emergency rules governing boarding homes
The New Mexico Department of Health has enacted emergency rules governing the licensure and regulation of boarding homes that residentially house individuals discharged from mental or behavioral health care institutions.

Dec
5

Health Department commemorates World AIDS Day; endorses Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) message
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will be participating in two commemorations this week related to World AIDS Day, a day of remembrance of those lost to the HIV epidemic. The following events, sponsored by partner organizations in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, will bring together communities impacted by HIV and share information about new strategies for HIV care and prevention

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events

Oct
22

Flu (Influenza)
Hobbs Public Health Office
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Hobbs Public Health Office will host a flu shot clinic every Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am-9:00 am. The immunization clinic is open to the public and free of charge. Everyone six months o...

Oct
22

Flu (Influenza)
Lovington Public Health Office
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Lovington Public Health Office will host a flu shot clinic every Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 9:00am. The immunization clinic is open to the public and free of charge. Everyone six mon...

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryKathyleen M. Kunkel

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

Latest from the Blog

Nov
22

Take Time During the Holidays to Learn Your Family Health History
The Thanksgiving and Christmas season is here. There’s shopping to do, huge meals to prepare and one often overlooked must-do: talking.

Nov
4

Discover, prevent, and manage diabetes
Did you know out of approximately 2 million people in New Mexico, more than 567,000 of them have prediabetes? New Mexico has a diabetes problem – and we’re all part of the solution.