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NMDOH statement on emergency rules governing boarding homes

The New Mexico Department of Health has enacted emergency rules governing the licensure and regulation of boarding homes that residentially house individuals discharged from mental or behavioral health care institutions.

Health Department commemorates World AIDS Day; endorses Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) message

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will be participating in two commemorations this week related to World AIDS Day, a day of remembrance of those lost to the HIV epidemic. The following events, sponsored by partner organizations in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, will bring together communities impacted by HIV and share information about new strategies for HIV care and prevention

Influenza Activity Increasing in New Mexico

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting that influenza is widespread across New Mexico and anticipates heightened activity for weeks to come.