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Governor Proclaims November Diabetes Awareness Month November 13, 2018 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Awareness

Governor Susana Martinez and the New Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program recognize November as Diabetes Awareness Month, the annual health observance increasing awareness about the impact of diabetes for residents, families, and their communities in our state. « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge June 1, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health salutes the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Mexico for their public health efforts in promoting the NMDOH Tobacco Use Prevention and Control program’s “Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge”, a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be ex... « read more »



Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month May 8, 2018 - Family Planning - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health reminds parents that talking about sexual health is one of the most important conversations they can have with their children in the ongoing effort to reduce unplanned teen births in the state. « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge in Las Cruces April 13, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health in collaboration with Boys & Girls Club of New Mexico are promoting a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be exposing their children and others to unhealthy secondhand smoke in homes and cars. This will help reduce tobacco-related... « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge in Albuquerque April 9, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health in collaboration with Boys & Girls Club of New Mexico are promoting a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be exposing their children and others to unhealthy secondhand smoke in homes and cars. This will help reduce tobacco-related... « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge in Española April 6, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health in collaboration with Boys & Girls Club of New Mexico are promoting a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be exposing their children and others to unhealthy secondhand smoke in homes and cars. This will help reduce tobacco-related... « read more »



Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge in Ruidoso April 2, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health in collaboration with Boys & Girls Club of New Mexico are promoting a secondhand smoke awareness campaign for parents and families who may be exposing their children and others to unhealthy secondhand smoke in homes and cars. This will help reduce tobacco-related... « read more »



Salmonella Associated with Baby Birds March 13, 2018 - Foodborne Disease Agents - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health cautions residents about the potential for annual spring time purchases of baby chicks to lead to Salmonella infections. Families are advised to keep baby chicks or other baby birds out of their homes and use caution in order to avoid the infection. « read more »



Early Detection Key in Beating Colorectal Cancer March 6, 2018 - Comprehensive Cancer Control - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health recognizes March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The cancer, diagnosed in the colon or rectum, can affect both men and women, leading to approximately 800 new cases of colorectal cancer being diagnosed in New Mexico every year. « read more »