New Mexico Department of Health
Our mission is to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and assure safety net services for all people in New Mexico.
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Early Learning

The first five years form a foundation for success in school, college, career, and life! This website promotes quality early learning experiences for children prenatal to age five, so that kids are ready to thrive when they get to Kindergarten.

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Donate Life

By signing up on the Donate Life New Mexico Registry you give consent to donate your organs, eyes, and tissue upon death. The Registry allows you to specify your gift of donation. Organ, eye and tissue donation represents a Gift of Life from one individual to another. The New Mexico Donor Registry ensures that those who want to donate can do so.

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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.

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Safe Sleep for Infants

Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed is one of the leading causes of death for infants. The majority of these incidents occur during sleep. Most infant suffocations occur when babies are placed face down on a soft surface that they sink into. Infants who are 0 to 4 months old have the greatest risk of suffocating.


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Guadalupe Public Health Office
117 Camino de Vida, Suite 400, Santa Rosa, NM 88435 575-472-3211 Phone - 575-472-3143 Fax

The New Mexico Department of Health announced that the Guadalupe County Public Health Office in Santa Rosa will be hosting an open house. The goal is for community members to interact with public health staff and learn more about the services provided at the public health office.


Workforce Training Center
5600 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113 505-235-5665 Phone

The certification board will discuss bylaws, board roles, the process to acknowledge, document and assess education, training, experience and qualifications of experienced New Mexico community health workers for the purposes of certification (grandfathering), an open meetings act resolution, and core competencies and training standards for certified community health workers. The public is welcome to attend this meeting.