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New Mexico Announces Four More Positive COVID-19 Cases March 13, 2020 - Influenza Surveillance - Alert

Additional test results returned this morning New Mexico state health officials on Friday morning announced four more New Mexico residents who tested presumptive positive for COVID-19, adding to the six presumptive positive tests earlier this week. « read more »



New Mexico Announces Another Positive COVID-19 Case March 12, 2020 - Influenza Surveillance - Awareness

Fourth positive test result in the state; health officials reiterate guidance against attending public gatherings, traveling out of state, leaving home when sick New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday evening announced a fourth New Mexico resident tested presumptive positive for COVID-19... « read more »



Governor, Department of Health Announce First Positive COVID-19 Cases in New Mexico March 12, 2020 - Influenza Surveillance - Awareness

Governor declares a state of emergency to maximize resources; issues enhanced public health advisory steps for New Mexicans to take to help prevent spread Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday announced that three New Mexico residents tested presumptive p... « read more »



Department of Health to Present COVID-19 Forums in Roswell and Clovis March 4, 2020 - Influenza Surveillance - Information

Community leaders, health providers and public welcome The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will present the latest information on the COVID-19 coronavirus and the department’s role in preparing for it at two public forums in southeast New Mexico Friday, March 6th. « read more »



Department of Health to Present COVID-19 Forum in Las Cruces March 4, 2020 - Influenza Surveillance - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will present the latest information on the COVID-19 coronavirus and the department’s role in preparing for it Thursday, March 4th at the Las Cruces City Council Chambers, 700 N. Main St. in Las Cruces at 2 p.m. « read more »



Department of Health Still on Alert for Novel Coronavirus February 27, 2020 - Influenza Surveillance - Alert

A New Mexico Department of Health weekly advisory The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) continues to monitor and respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. « read more »



Flu – not coronavirus - continues to be the illness to worry about February 20, 2020 - Influenza Surveillance - Awareness

Still no novel coronavirus cases in New Mexico; flu cases still rising nationally The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) warns residents flu remains a more significant illness to be concerned about in the state than novel coronavirus. « read more »



Department of Health Reports First Child Death of Flu Season January 10, 2020 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports today the death of a one-year-old Roosevelt County resident from influenza-related illness, becoming New Mexico’s first pediatric influenza (flu)death of the 2019-2020 season. Since the start of the flu season, NMDOH has identified 52 pneumonia a... « read more »



First Influenza Infections of the Season Reported in New Mexico October 2, 2019 - Influenza Surveillance - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports the first laboratory confirmed cases of influenza (better known as flu) of the 2019-2020 season. All five cases are adults; three cases reside in Sandoval County, one in Santa Fe County, and there has been one fatal case in Bernalillo County where... « read more »



Influenza Activity Widespread Across New Mexico February 20, 2019 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

With influenza activity remaining steady across New Mexico since the beginning of the year, the New Mexico Department of Health today reminds New Mexicans that it’s not too late to get your flu shot. « read more »



Flu Activity Now Peaked in New Mexico February 16, 2018 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health reports that although flu activity remains widespread across the state, it appears activity overall in New Mexico has peaked and will likely continue to gradually decrease for the remainder of the season which is expected to be several more weeks. « read more »



Flu Doubles Up in New Mexico January 4, 2018 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health reports a spike in the number of flu cases across New Mexico in the last few weeks. Compared to the same time last year, influenza-like illness activity is twice as great, with the current flu season not yet reaching its peak. « read more »



First Flu Cases of the Season Reported in New Mexico October 24, 2017 - Influenza Surveillance - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health reports today the first confirmed flu cases of the 2017-2018 season in the state including one death suspected to be flu-related. « read more »



Flu Cases Widespread Across New Mexico March 2, 2017 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health reports widespread flu activity across New Mexico and expects heightened activity for weeks to come. « read more »



This Season’s Flu Vaccine Appears to Be a Good Match March 28, 2016 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting the flu vaccine for this season appears to be a good match with circulating strains. Preliminary data from the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices shows that overall influenza vaccine effectiveness is nearly 60 percent. « read more »



Monitoring Statewide Flu Cases via Influenza Surveillance System January 13, 2016 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

New Mexico Department of Health has created a strong system for tracking influenza across the state in order to detect changes in the disease as they occur. The influenza surveillance system in New Mexico involves partners across the state in clinics, hospitals, laboratories, at the federal Centers... « read more »



First Flu Deaths of the Season December 1, 2015 - Influenza Surveillance - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today the first flu-related deaths of the 2015-2016 season. The two deaths occurred in men, ages 67 and 69 years, in Dona Ana and San Miguel counties, respectively. It serves as a somber reminder that flu can cause serious illness or death, particularly... « read more »



First Lab Confirmed Cases of Flu Reported in New Mexico September 22, 2015 - Influenza Surveillance - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting the first lab-confirmed cases of influenza for the 2015 – 2016 season. The three cases were reported in women, ages 54, 68, and 77, from Bernalillo county. The 68 and 77 year olds were hospitalized for treatment, and are now out of the hospital. Th... « read more »



First Flu-Related Deaths of the Season January 9, 2015 - Influenza Surveillance - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today that it has confirmed the state’s first flu-related deaths for the 2014-2015 influenza season. The five deaths were of a 29 year-old man from Curry County, a 79 year-old woman from Sandoval County, an 86 year-old woman and 81 year-old woman, both... « read more »



First Influenza Case of the Season Reported in New Mexico September 25, 2014 - Influenza Surveillance - Information

Today the New Mexico Department of Health announced the first laboratory-confirmed influenza case of the season in a 94-year-old man from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized. Last year, the first case of influenza was also reported in mid-September. « read more »

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