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Gov. Lujan Grisham releases FY24 executive budget recommendation

For Health Care & Behavioral Health she recommends: • $200M to establish the Rural Health Care Delivery Fund • $28M for the Health Professional Loan Repayment Program • $10M for the New Mexicare senior caregiver support program • $10M for a full-spectrum reproductive health clinic in southern New Mexico • $5M for additional support for alcohol abuse prevention and treatment • $32.5M for graduate medical education programs across the state • $7.7M for nursing programs at New Mexico’s higher education institutions • $5.8M to maintain existing school-based health centers and expand access to more than 25,000 students

Governor appoints Patrick M. Allen as Department of Health cabinet secretary

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the appointment of Patrick M. Allen as cabinet secretary of the Department of Health. Allen will assume leadership of the department Jan. 3, 2023.

Make healthy living your 2023 resolution

Department of Health offers 2023 healthy living tips