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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

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 »

NMDOH Working with CDC to Rule Out Ebola in Patient August 17, 2014 - Infectious Disease Surveillance - Disease

Out of an abundance of caution, the New Mexico Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to perform tests to rule out Ebola in a 30-year-old woman who developed sore throat, headache, muscle aches and fever.... « read more »

Half of New Mexico Adults Meeting Aerobic Exercise Guidelines August 14, 2014 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Healthy Living

The New Mexico Department of Health announces results of a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealing 52.2 percent of New Mexico adults and 26.3 percent of youth meet the aerobic physical activity guidelines. « 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.