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Department of Health Urges Residents to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat June 19, 2017 - Public Relations - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health advises residents to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The Department is also reminding New Mexicans to never leave their children or pets inside an unattended vehicle. Temperatures over the next severa... « read more »



Smoke Advisory Issued for Potential Impacts to Northern New Mexico June 15, 2017 - Air Quality - Awareness

Environment and Health Departments Issue Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts to Northern New Mexico. Residents of Vallecitos Canyon Advised to Close Windows Overnight « read more »



Awareness Campaign to Prevent Spread of Zika Virus June 9, 2017 - Zoonotic Diseases - Awareness

Today, the New Mexico Department of Health announced the launch of a summer campaign to educate the public about Zika virus prevention. The campaign focuses on providing information to pregnant women and their partners who may be considering travel to areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing. « read more »