Epidemiology and Response Division

Tracks infectious diseases, injury and health statistics, trains organizations in disease control, injury prevention, responds to public health emergencies and provides vital records services. We also issue 228,000 birth and death certificates and register 28,000 births and 14,000 deaths each year.


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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 »

Los Resultados Muestran que la Paciente en el Hospital de UNM No Tiene Ébola

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 identified in New Mexico this year. « read more »

Primer Caso Humano del Virus del Nilo Occidental en NM en 2014

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 to have test results back by the end of the week... « read more »

Actualización 1: NMDOH Está Trabajando con CDC Para Descartar Ébola en una Paciente

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Cibola County Public Health Office Now Issuing Birth Certificates January 30, 2014 - Vital Records - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Cibola County Public Health Office is now issuing birth certificates at the office on a part time basis. « read more »

Wildfire Resources May 13, 2014 - Environmental Public Health Tracking - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health advises residents to learn how to protect themselves and their families from smoke exposure this fire season. The Department of Health has prepared a website with information to help you protect your health and plan your actions during emergencies. « 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. The woman is at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque in sta... « read more »


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