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Governor Signs Senate Bill 139 February 21, 2020 - Medical Cannabis General Information - Awareness

On February 20, 2020, the Governor of the State of New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 139 which requires patients to be residents of New Mexico. The Medical Cannabis Program requires a State of New Mexico issued Driver License or ID to be included with their application. Rules reg... « read more »

Flu – not coronavirus - continues to be the illness to worry about February 20, 2020 - Influenza Surveillance - Awareness

Still no novel coronavirus cases in New Mexico; flu cases still rising nationally The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) warns residents flu remains a more significant illness to be concerned about in the state than novel coronavirus. « read more »

Department of Health Advises General Public Against Using Facemasks to Prevent Novel Coronavirus February 13, 2020 - 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) continues to monitor and respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China and around the world. China has reported over 40,000 confirmed cases that have been identified in twenty-four countries, including 13 cases in the US. There have been no... « read more »

Heart Disease is Leading Cause of Death in New Mexico February 7, 2020 - Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention - Awareness

As part of National Heart Health Month in February, the New Mexico Department of Health is raising awareness that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the state. The most recent data available is for 2018. It shows about twenty percent of deaths in the state were the result of heart disea... « read more »