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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Caramel Apples December 19, 2014 - Foodborne Disease Agents - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on a multi-state outbreak of listeriosis that has just been linked to eating caramel apples. As of December 17, 2014, a total of 28 cases have been identified... « read more »



Norovirus Cases Increasing in New Mexico December 12, 2014 - Norovirus - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today norovirus activity is increasing in New Mexico. The Department is recommending that everyone take precautions, especially around the very young, elderly and immunocompromised who are at risk for more serious illness due to norovirus infection. The... « read more »



Investigating Measles Case in New Mexico Resident December 3, 2014 - Public Relations - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that it is investigating a confirmed case of measles in Rio Arriba County. The 1-year-old child had not yet been immunized against the disease. This is the first confirmed measles case in New Mexico since February 2012. « read more »