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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 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


World Tuberculosis Day raises awareness of this deadly disease
Friday, March 23, 2023 is World Tuberculosis Day and the Department of Health is highlighting the importance of testing, diagnosing and treating tuberculosis (TB) using the resources available to combat this deadly disease.


State to developmental disabilities program providers: If you abuse or neglect those in your care, we are coming for you
Last weekend, more than 75 employees from the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH), Aging and Long-Term Services Department (ALTSD), and the Human Services Department (HSD) conducted in-person wellness checks on over 1,000 clients being cared for under the state’s Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD Waiver) programs to ensure clients are in good health and being well cared for by providers.

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events


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.


Mi Via Advisory Committee
Web Conferencing
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mi Via Advisory Committee will meet approximately four times per year, with the location to be determined and announced prior to each meeting. Meetings will be at least two hours in length and can...