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Ebola: Get the Facts

The 2014 Ebola outbreak is one of the largest Ebola outbreaks in history and the first in West Africa. It is affecting four countries in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone, but does not pose a significant risk to the U.S. public. Click the banner above to learn more about the symptoms, transmission, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.

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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.

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Text 4 Baby

Join the hundreds of thousands of moms who receive free text messages throughout their pregnancy and their baby's first year. You'll receive critical health tips timed to where you are in your pregnancy, critical health and safety tips timed to your baby’s age up to baby’s first birthday.


Publications


News

Test Results Show UNM Hospital Patient Does Not Have Ebola August 21, 2014 - Infectious Disease Surveillance - Disease

Laboratory tests conducted at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that a 30-year-old woman hospitalized at UNM Hospital does not have Ebola Virus Disease. The New Mexico Department of Health received the results today. « read more »

First Human West Nile Virus Case in NM in 2014 August 20, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health reports a 45-year-old woman from San Juan County has been diagnosed with West Nile virus infection. She was not hospitalized and is at home recovering. This is the first human case of West Nile virus infection iden... « read more »

Update 1: NMDOH Working with CDC to Rule Out Ebola in Patient August 18, 2014 - Infectious Disease Surveillance - Disease

Blood samples from a UNM Hospital patient are scheduled to be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by the end of the day for testing to rule out Ebola. The testing is being done out of an abundance of caution. The Department expects... « read more »

Events

Harold Runnels Building
1190 S. St. Francis Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505 505-827-2613 Phone - 505-827-2530 Fax

The meeting will be on the first floor in the auditorium (Room A-1006). The agenda for this meeting will not include petitions to add or remove medical conditions to the Program.