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Road Crews are Ready for Wintry Weather December 31, 2014 - Public Relations - Safety

As arctic air settles in New Mexico over the next few days, Governor Susana Martinez is reminding New Mexicans to take precautions during this cold snap to stay safe. Difficult driving conditions are reported in several parts of New Mexico. « read more »

La Gobernadora Susana Martínez Anuncia que los Equipos de Limpieza de Carreteras están Listos para el Tiempo Invernal

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 burns, bruises, lacerations, even foreign objects... « read more »

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 23, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Safety

The New Mexico Department of Health urges residents to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Collection sites in Southwest New Mexico as well as state-wide will be set up as and staffed by state and local police and county sheriff's departments. The service is free and anonymous. « read more »

Reminding Parents of the Dangers of Poisoning March 19, 2014 - Public Relations - Safety

During National Poison Prevention Week, the New Mexico Department of Health wants to remind parents to store non-food products, including medications, out of their children’s reach. The New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center reports an average of one phone call per hour about a possible po... « read more »

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