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Videos Focusing on the Toddler Years January 13, 2014 - Maternal & Child Health - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health is pleased to announce a new set of videos for parents that showcase the rewards and challenges facing parents of toddlers. The Day Two videos highlight some of the challenges parents with toddlers face and give advice on how to manage difficult situations in pos... « read more »

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Increase in Vaccine Exemptions January 29, 2015 - Immunization - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health is concerned that the number of vaccine exemptions among school-aged children increased again in 2014. An increase in vaccination exemptions can increase the risk for outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, such as measles. « read more »

Public Health Day at the Legislature January 23, 2015 - Public Health - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health will join state partners to host Public Heath Day at the State Capitol Monday, January 26th from 8:00am - 4:00pm. The event will include Department of Health employees along with more than 20 other agencies to raise awareness among policymakers and the public of... « read more »

Día de la Salud Pública en la Legislatura

With Cervical Cancer, Prevention is Easier than Treatment January 21, 2015 - Breast and Cervical Cancer - Awareness

If there were a vaccine to prevent a cancer that kills 4,000 women in the United States each year, would you get it for your children? What about a test you could take to assure early detection of cancer, would you take it for yourself? « read more »

Con el Cáncer Cervical la Prevención es Más Fácil que el Tratamiento

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Flu Shot Clinic in Las Cruces January 12, 2015 - Immunization - Vaccination

The immunization clinic is open to the public and free of charge. Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine each flu season, especially people in the following groups because they are at high risk of having serious flu-related complications or because they live with or care for p... « read more »

Clínica de Vacunación Antigripal en Las Cruces

Flu Shot Clinic in Carlsbad January 14, 2015 - Immunization - Vaccination

The immunization clinic is open to the public and free of charge. Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine each flu season, especially people in the following groups because they are at high risk of having serious flu-related complications or because they live with or care for p... « read more »

Clínica de Vacunación Contra la Influenza en Carlsbad

Grand Opening of New WIC Office November 14, 2014 - Women Infants and Children - Celebration

Department of Health Secretary Retta Ward participated in the grand opening of a new Women’s Infants Children’s office. The 2,300 square foot facility features a large waiting area, WIC classrooms, nutrition offices and secure storage area for WIC supplies. « read more »

Gran Inauguración de la Nueva Oficina de WIC


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