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New Healthcare Website for New Mexico Residents December 29, 2017 - Public Relations - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health launches a new website for New Mexico residents to compare Medicaid healthcare costs for nine medical procedures across the state. « read more »



Top New Mexico Baby Names of 2017 December 28, 2017 - Vital Records and Health Statistics - Information

Here is the list of top ten baby names in New Mexico in 2017 as compiled by the Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. « read more »



Improvement in National Ranking for Drug Overdose Deaths December 28, 2017 - Harm Reduction - Information

Today, the New Mexico Department of Health announced that the state’s drug overdose death rate improved from 8th highest in the nation in 2015 to 12th highest in 2016. This is the second year that New Mexico’s ranking has improved substantially according to new data from Centers for Disease Cont... « read more »



Sierra County Public Health Office Now Issuing Birth Certificates September 29, 2017 - Vital Records - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Sierra County Public Health Office is now issuing birth certificates at the office on a weekly basis. « read more »



Cost Saving Access for New Mexico Birth, Death Certificates September 20, 2017 - Vital Records - Information

Today, the New Mexico Department of Health Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics announces the launch today of a new, lower-cost option for New Mexicans to order birth and death certificates online or over the phone using a debit or credit card. The new service will be available through an a... « read more »



Department of Health Reports Wound Botulism Case July 18, 2017 - Foodborne Disease Agents - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating a confirmed case of wound botulism in a 48-year-old man from Doña Ana County. « read more »



New Nurse Calls Truth or Consequences Home May 16, 2017 - Public Health - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health Sierra County Public Health Office in Truth or Consequences, NM welcomes nurse Amanda Clawson to the public health team. « read more »



Las Cruces AIDS Candlelight Memorial May 16, 2017 - Public Health Regions - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will join the Southwest Action Group (SWAG) for the annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial on Sunday, May 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Presley Askew Baseball Field at the corner of S Locust St and Wells St on the New Mexico State University Campus. The... « read more »



San Miguel Public Health Office Now Issuing Birth Certificates April 25, 2017 - Vital Records - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health’s San Miguel County Public Health Office is now issuing birth certificates at the office on weekly basis. « read more »



McKinley Public Health Office Now Issuing Birth Certificates April 24, 2017 - Vital Records - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health’s McKinley County Public Health Office is now issuing birth certificates at the office on weekly basis. « read more »



National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 24, 2017 - Opioid Safety - Information

Prescription pills for disposal can be brought to collection sites in dozens of communities in New Mexico staffed by state and local police and county sheriff’s departments. The service is free and anonymous. « read more »



Socorro County Public Health Office Now Issuing Birth Certificates April 11, 2017 - Vital Records - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Socorro County Public Health Office is now issuing birth certificates at the office on weekly basis. « read more »



Shigellosis in Three Southeast New Mexico Counties March 21, 2017 - Emerging Infections - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health continues its investigation of a 10-month increase in cases of Shigella sonnei (a.k.a., Shigella or Shigellosis) infections in Lea, Chaves, and Eddy counties. « read more »



Expanding Care for Veterans in New Mexico March 21, 2017 - Fort Bayard Medical Center - Information

Today, the New Mexico Department of Health and Department of Veterans Services announced plans to expand long-term care services for veterans at Fort Bayard Medical Center in Silver City, NM. « read more »