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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.

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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.


Publications


News

Warning Residents about Tularemia July 10, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today a laboratory confirmed case of tularemia in a 65 year-old woman from Bernalillo County. The cause of the woman’s illness was confirmed at the Department’s Scientific Laboratory Division. The wom... « read more »

Burning Truths about Holiday Safety July 2, 2014 - Injury Prevention - Safety

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is traditionally the time for parties, barbecues and fireworks, but for emergency rooms in New Mexico, it’s more than that. It’s a day where the hospital staff knows to expect to see patients arriving suffering... « read more »

Evening Smoke Impacts Expected July 1, 2014 - Environmental Public Health Tracking - Awareness

The Diego Fire, located seven miles southwest of Coyote, NM has grown to 1,000 acres. Smoke from the fire is expected to impact Los Alamos, Santa Fe, and Rio Arriba counties starting late Monday afternoon through at least 9 p.m. Additionally, commu... « read more »

Events

Fort Bayard Medical Center
41 Fort Bayard Road, PO Box 293, Santa Clara, NM 88026 575-537-3302 Phone

The Governing Board will receive committee reports, and discuss health facility policies and quality assurance/performance improvement activities and reports, as well as any other business that may regularly come before the Governing Board. The public is welcome to attend this meeting.