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Medical Cannabis Program adding anxiety disorder as qualifying condition

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Medical Cannabis Program announced Tuesday anxiety disorder will be added to the program’s list of qualifying conditions for enrollment starting Jan. 1, 2023.

Cat Tests Positive for Rabies in De Baca County

The New Mexico Department of Health is urging pet and livestock owners in De Baca County and surrounding areas to vaccinate their animals against rabies after a cat tested positive for rabies.

Department of Health issues public health emergency order to help hospitals address rise in respiratory viruses

The New Mexico Department of Health has issued a public health emergency order in response to a surge of pediatric cases and hospitalizations of respiratory viruses, including respiratory syncytial virus, commonly known as RSV.