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Department of Health Reports Hepatitis A Outbreak-Associated Cases in Rio Arriba County

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports two cases of hepatitis A infection have been confirmed in Rio Arriba County. Both are related to the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in Bernalillo County that, since last November, has accounted for most of cases in the state. The outbreak continues to primarily impact people who use injection or non-injection drugs and people experiencing homelessness.

Las Cruces Says, “Boo to the flu!” with No Cost Flu Vaccinations Offered at Two Local Hospitals (Drive-thru and Walk-in Service Provided Saturday, October 26th)

Memorial Medical Center, MountainView Regional Medical Center and the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will simultaneously host Boo to the Flu, the annual flu vaccination event in Las Cruces, at each hospital Saturday, October 26th. Flu shots will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at both locations or while supplies last.

72-year-old Bernalillo County Woman Dies of West Nile Virus

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department report the death of a 72-year-old woman in Bernalillo County from West Nile virus (WNV) infection. This is one of 4 cases of WNV in Bernalillo County so far in 2019.