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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

Jan
17

Gov. Lujan Grisham releases FY24 executive budget recommendation
For Health Care & Behavioral Health she recommends: • $200M to establish the Rural Health Care Delivery Fund • $28M for the Health Professional Loan Repayment Program • $10M for the New Mexicare senior caregiver support program • $10M for a full-spectrum reproductive health clinic in southern New Mexico • $5M for additional support for alcohol abuse prevention and treatment •...

Jan
3

Governor appoints Patrick M. Allen as Department of Health cabinet secretary
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the appointment of Patrick M. Allen as cabinet secretary of the Department of Health. Allen will assume leadership of the department Jan. 3, 2023.

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events

Apr
20

DDW Case Management Director's
Bank of the West Building
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Developmental Disabilities Waiver case management agency directors attend a mandatory meeting each quarter to get updates and clarification on important program information.

Jul
20

DDW Case Management Director's
Bank of the West Building
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Developmental Disabilities Waiver case management agency directors attend a mandatory meeting each quarter to get updates and clarification on important program information.