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Fight the Flu

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.

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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 above to learn more about the symptoms, transmission, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.

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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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Enterovirus D68

It's been in the news a lot lately in New Mexico and nationwide: a virus that’s making hundreds of children around the country very sick, and in some cases even sending them to hospitals with severe coughing and trouble breathing. Learn who is at risk, how to protect yourself, what the symptoms are, how it is diagnosed, how it’s treated, and more.

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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

Set Your Sight on Healthy Vision if You Have Diabetes November 19, 2014 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Awareness

If there’s one thing we take for granted more than anything it may be our senses, the ability to hear, touch, smell, taste and, maybe most importantly, to see. So many of us are lucky enough to go through life without losing our senses, but that's... « read more »

Establezca Su Vista en una Visión Saludable si Tiene Usted Diabetes

Free New Resources for Great American Smokeout November 19, 2014 - Smoking Cessation - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health encourages New Mexico tobacco users to use its free upgraded services available to help residents stop using tobacco this Thursday, November 20th during the American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeou... « read more »

New Mexico Department of Health Honors Rural Hospitals November 18, 2014 - Primary and Rural Health - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health is honoring rural hospitals in New Mexico for the important role they play in the health of New Mexicans. The Department’s Office of Rural Health asked New Mexico’s 24 rural hospitals to participate in its Cel... « read more »

Events

WIC Clinic Women Infants and Children - WIC Clinic Saturday December 13 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Rio Arriba Public Health Office
2010 Industrial Park Road, Española, NM 87532 505-753-2794 Phone - 505-753-5522 Fax

This special opportunity will address the needs of working families who cannot come to the office during regularly scheduled times, Monday through Friday. WIC serves pregnant women, breastfeeding women and infants and children, who qualify by income, nutritional risk, and live in the county.