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Influenza Activity Increasing in New Mexico November 27, 2019 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting that influenza is widespread across New Mexico and anticipates heightened activity for weeks to come. « read more »



Department of Health and Community Leaders Urge Residents to Vaccinate Against Flu October 21, 2019 - Immunization - Vaccination

New Mexico Department of Health Cabinet Secretary Kathy Kunkel and Deputy Secretary Dr. Abinash Achrekar will be available to speak to media about the importance of getting annual flu vaccinations as well as getting vaccinated themselves at the Northwest Valley Public Health Office. « read more »



Department of Health Reports Mumps Cases at Torrance County Detention Facility September 30, 2019 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating seven mumps cases at the Torrance County Detention Facility. « read more »



Las Cruces Says, “Boo to the flu!” with No Cost Flu Vaccinations Offered at Two Local Hospitals (Drive-thru and Walk-in Service Provided Saturday, October 26th) September 17, 2019 - Southwest Public Health Region - Vaccination

Memorial Medical Center, MountainView Regional Medical Center and the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will simultaneously host Boo to the Flu, the annual flu vaccination event in Las Cruces, at each hospital Saturday, October 26th. Flu shots will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at... « read more »



Department of Health Reports Mumps Cases Reported in Bernalillo County September 5, 2019 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating six mumps cases with ages ranging from seven to 41 years in Bernalillo County. Mumps is a highly contagious disease that is typically preventable through vaccination. Two doses of MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella) are recommended. All... « read more »



People choosing not to vaccinate their children increasing in New Mexico March 6, 2019 - Immunization - Vaccination

In light of the recent state of emergency declared in the state of Washington after a measles outbreak, the New Mexico Department of Health is strongly encouraging parents to vaccinate their children. « read more »



Flu Activity in New Mexico Higher than National Average March 6, 2019 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health reports that flu activity remains high across the state with the rate of flu-related hospitalizations in New Mexico being the second highest among states that participate in CDC’s influenza hospitalization tracking. « read more »



Influenza Activity Widespread Across New Mexico February 20, 2019 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

With influenza activity remaining steady across New Mexico since the beginning of the year, the New Mexico Department of Health today reminds New Mexicans that it’s not too late to get your flu shot. « read more »



Flu Deaths Rising in New Mexico January 3, 2019 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health reports today additional flu-related deaths in the state, bringing the total so far this 2018-2019 flu season to four. The deaths are all among people over the age of 50 from Lincoln, Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, and Mora Counties. « read more »