Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Bureau

The goal of the NMDOH Infectious Disease Bureau (IDB) is to reduce the spread of infectious diseases through prevention, care, testing, screening and surveillance work.


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Decrease in Drug Overdose Death Rate in New Mexico September 3, 2014 - Harm Reduction - Information

New data reveal the rate of drug overdose deaths among New Mexico residents has fallen by 16% from 2011 to 2013. According to the Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics of the New Mexico Department of Health, in 2011 the drug overdose death rate was 25.9 per 100,000 population, representing 5... « read more »

Tasa de Mortalidad por Sobredosis de Drogas en Nuevo México

Infant Death Rate Decreased in 2013 August 26, 2014 - Harm Reduction - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today infant mortality in New Mexico decreased in 2013 to 5.4 infant deaths per 1,000 births. This represents a 22% decline in the infant mortality rate in New Mexico in reference to the rate of 6.9 in 2012. « read more »

La Tasa de Mortalidad Infantil Disminuyó en 2013

Santa Fe Public Health Office Hosts Immunization Clinics August 7, 2014 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Santa Fe Public Health Office will be hosting a back to school immunization clinic. The immunization clinic is open to the public and immunizations will be administered at no cost. All parents have to do is bring a copy of their child’s shot record and Medi... « read more »


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