Getting the flu feels awful. Sometimes it can even be dangerous and lead to severe illness and complications, including death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccination each year. Click the banner above to learn what you need to do to fight the flu anywhere you go.
We have developed a standardized, statewide training program and a certification process for community health workers. This is a big step towards our vision of reducing health inequalities for our diverse communities through increased access to high-quality, cost-effective, and integrated health care and social services. Get certified today!
The Department of Health, in collaboration with the Human Services Department has been awarded funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, State Innovation Model (SIM) Initiative to improve population health and health outcomes, guided by the vision of “A Healthier New Mexico”.
Feelings add spark to life. They can be both satisfying and upsetting. Feelings try to tell us something, usually about what we need to feel content. Toddlers will tell you what is going on by expressing strong feelings: shrieking for joy or screaming in anger. Toddlers have an uncontrollable desire to find out about themselves and their world.
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The immunization clinic is open to the public and free of charge. Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine each flu season, especially people in the following groups because they are at high risk of having serious flu-related complications or because they live with or care for people at high risk for developing flu-related complications.
The public is welcome to attend this meeting. The agenda will be available 72 hours before the meeting on the Office of Community Health Workers web page.