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Youth suicide rates decline in New Mexico September 8, 2022 - Suicide Prevention - Information

State agencies collaborating to connect residents of all ages with behavioral health professionals. « read more »

State to launch healthcare price transparency tool August 10, 2022 - All Payer Claims Database - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) is a step closer to its goal of establishing an extensive new health insurance claims database designed to help monitor the growth of costs, improve quality, and make healthcare prices charged by providers and insurers across the state more accessible and tr... « read more »

Department of Health recruiting members for Eddy County Health Council August 1, 2022 - Health Promotion - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health Southeast Region and the Eddy County Health Council (ECHC) are recruiting candidates for council membership. « read more »

Gov. Lujan Grisham breaks ground on new state-of-the-art residences at State Veterans’ Home July 26, 2022 - Veterans' Home - Information

Governor secured $60 million in funding for project; Replaces main building built in 1936 « read more »

Grant awards millions to twelve community-based organizations June 14, 2022 - 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Information

The Department of Health (DOH) announces nearly $3.5 million in grant funding has been awarded to twelve community-led organizations through the Better Together Grant Program. « read more »

New Mexico first in nation to connect Human Services Department and Department of Health WIC services to combat child hunger June 9, 2022 - Women, Infants and Children - Information

Through a first-in-the-nation project partnering the state with Microsoft and a national child hunger organization, New Mexico families will now automatically be connected to the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program. « read more »

Oral treatment for COVID-19: The game changer June 6, 2022 - 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Information

Oral treatments, taken from the convenience of home, reduce our chance of severe outcomes from COVID-19, including hospitalization and death, by nearly 90%. « read more »

State agencies, community groups accepting applications for NM Grown Golden Chile Award June 3, 2022 - Healthy Kids Healthy Communities - Information

SANTA FE – Applications are now available to apply for the 2nd annual NM Grown Golden Chile Award, an honor that reflects applicants’ commitment to connecting children, students, and seniors to New Mexico Grown food. « read more »

State agencies collaborate to help New Mexico moms, families find infant formula May 27, 2022 - Women, Infants and Children - Information

New Mexico state agencies are collaborating to provide parents and caregivers of infants statewide easy access to information necessary to find infant formula supplies and during the ongoing national formula supply shortage. « read more »

COVID-19 treatments available for high risk individuals May 25, 2022 - 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Information

The Department of Health reminds New Mexicans that COVID-19 treatments are available and can be accessed at many pharmacies, clinics and health systems across the state. « read more »

Live Vape Free program helps teens rise above the clouds May 4, 2022 - Nicotine Cessation - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) announces the launch of Live Vape Free, a new program offering teens free tools and resources by text message to help them quit the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarette, nicotine and vaping). « read more »

Lujan Grisham administration announces end of 35-year ‘Jackson’ lawsuit April 28, 2022 - Public Relations - Information

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the State of New Mexico announced on Thursday the historic culmination of Jackson, et al., vs. the Los Lunas Center for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, et al., one of the longest-running institutional reform lawsuits in the country. « read more »

Hidalgo Hope Haven and Recovery Center celebrates grand opening April 7, 2022 - Public Relations - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) welcomes a new cutting edge facility this week. « read more »

Medical Cannabis Program ensuring patient access to product as commercial sales begin Friday March 28, 2022 - Medical CannabisEducational Materials, Resources, Publications and Archives - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) confirms a stable, long-term supply of medical cannabis is and will continue to be available for patients ahead of statewide recreational cannabis sales beginning later this week. « read more »

Governor signs House Bill 52, Harm Reduction Act February 28, 2022 - Drug Overdose Data - Information

Legislation permits distribution of life-saving drug testing devices SANTA FE — Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham today signed House Bill 52, which modernizes the state’s Harm Reduction Act to better serve communities and improve the health of New Mexicans. The legislation amends the Harm Reduc... « read more »