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Pertussis Awareness

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is on the rise in New Mexico. Anyone can get pertussis and, in fact, increases in disease are occurring in all age groups. But babies who get pertussis are the group at greatest risk of complications, including pneumonia, seizures, brain damage and death.

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Love them. Protect Them. Immunize Them.

August 2-16, 2014. Provides opportunities for children to stay up-to-date on their immunizations. Participating providers open their doors for any child who presents for immunizations, regardless of whether he/she is a patient or whether he/she has insurance. Click on the banner above to find a provider nearest you.

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Heat Exhaustion Awareness

Protect your loved ones from heat exhaustion and heat stroke by learning how to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed using the environmental public health tracking system.

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Wildfire Season

Smoke from wildfires may cause potentially unhealthy conditions. During these conditions, people with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should avoid prolonged exposure or heavy physical activity outdoors. Please take the time to educate yourself to keep yourself and your family healthy.

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You and Your Toddler

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.


Publications


News

Hobbs Public Health Office Hosts Immunization Clinics July 31, 2014 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Hobbs Public Health Office will be hosting a back to school immunization clinic. The immunization clinic is open to the public and immunizations will be administered at no cost. All parents have to do is bring... « read more »

Ruidoso Public Health Office Hosts Immunization Clinic July 30, 2014 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Ruidoso Public Health Office will be hosting a back to school immunization clinic. The immunization clinic is open to the public and immunizations will be administered at no cost. All parents have to do is bri... « read more »

Training on Social Media for Disaster Response and Recovery July 29, 2014 - Emergency Response Education - Information

On Tuesday, July 29th and Wednesday, July 30th, the New Mexico Department of Health, in collaboration with the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, will be hosting a course on the use of social media in disaster prepared... « read more »

Events

Got Shots? Protect Tots! Immunization - Shot Clinic Saturday August 2 @ 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Rio Arriba Health Commons Public Health Office
2010 Industrial Park Road, Española, NM 87532 505-753-2794 Phone - 505-753-5522 Fax

The New Mexico Department of Health will be hosting a back to school immunization clinic. The immunization clinic is open to the public and immunizations will be administered at no cost. All parents have to do is bring a copy of their child’s shot record and Medicaid or private health insurance card if they have one.


Got Shots? Protect Tots! Immunization - Shot Clinic Saturday August 2 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lovington Public Health Office
302 N. 5th Street, Lovington, NM 88260 575-396-2853 Phone - 575-396-6270 Fax

The New Mexico Department of Health will be hosting a back to school immunization clinic. The immunization clinic is open to the public and immunizations will be administered at no cost. All parents have to do is bring a copy of their child’s shot record and Medicaid or private health insurance card if they have one.