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Department of Health urges residents to stay safe from extreme heat

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) encourages all people in New Mexico to avoid heat-related illness by staying in cool indoor places and hydrating. Tuesday, May 17th and Thursday, May 19th are expected to bring record heat to portions of the state.

State supporting families during national infant formula shortage

The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Early Childhood Education & Care Department (ECECD) are working closely to ensure that families are able to access infant formula during a national shortage.

Live Vape Free program helps teens rise above the clouds

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) announces the launch of Live Vape Free, a new program offering teens free tools and resources by text message to help them quit the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette, nicotine and vaping).