New Mexico Department of Health
Our mission is to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and assure safety net services for all people in New Mexico.

Asthma Control Program

The New Mexico Asthma Control Program (NMACP) resides in the New Mexico Department of Health in the Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau. The NMACP is funded by a 5-year (2014-2019) cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health to develop strategies together with communities and health systems to improve and expand the reach of comprehensive asthma control services.

Promote

Promote data and resource sharing, communication, and evaluation of comprehensive asthma control services.

Develop

Develop & strengthen Health Services Strategies to improve access to comprehensive asthma control services.

Support

Support Health Systems Strategies statewide to improve asthma care and coverage of comprehensive asthma services.


Healthy Homes for Families with Asthma

This This video was created to be used by Community Health Workers and Community Health Representatives as they work with asthma patients and families to more effectively control asthma symptoms and reduce environmental asthma triggers in the home. This video addresses the Seven Principles of Healthy Homes from the National Center for Healthy Housing and discusses asthma action plans and medication devices to better control asthma.Healthy Homes for Families with Asthma Video was created to be used by Community Health Workers/Community Health Representatives (CHW/CHR) as they work with asthma patients and families to more effectively control asthma symptoms and reduce environmental asthma triggers in the home. It addresses the Seven Principles of Healthy Homes from the National Center for Healthy Housing and discusses asthma action plans and medication devices to better control asthma.