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It’s not too late to get your flu vaccine before the holidays

New Mexicans are strongly encouraged to get their flu vaccines before holiday celebrations to help keep all of us safe and healthy. Currently, about 20% of New Mexicans eligible for the flu vaccine have gotten their shot. Everyone six months and older is eligible for the vaccine.

Be aware of cold-related illnesses as temperatures drop

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) reminds residents low temperatures will continue off and on throughout the winter season, and everyone should be aware of the risks of cold-related illness.

State shows commitment to safeguarding DD Waiver program participants through increased investigations and oversight.

The 2023 Incident Management Bureau (IMB) Annual Report has published by the Division of Health Improvement.