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Spring Into Good Health Community and Resource Fair April 21, 2016 - Southwest Public Health Region - Celebration

The free event brings together dozens of agencies and community resources to aid residents seeking self-improvement opportunities. Services and information provided at the event include ways to stay active and eat healthy, family wellness, cooking & nutrition, Medicaid services, income support and... « read more »



State Health Program Has Roots in Las Cruces September 30, 2015 - Southwest Public Health Region - Information

Starting Thursday, October 1st and continuing through Wednesday, October 7th, Las Cruces Safe Routes to School is coordinating walk to school programs around the school district to mark the upcoming International Walk to School Day. For the first time ever, all 25 elementary schools will be partici... « read more »



Las Cruces Vital Records Office Announces New Hours July 30, 2015 - Southwest Public Health Region - Information

The Vital Records Office at the Las Cruces Public Health Office announces new business hours, effective this week. Clients are encouraged to call ahead to ensure the office is open before making a visit, especially if they are traveling into Las Cruces from surrounding areas. « read more »



Deming Public Health Office Reopens May 19, 2015 - Southwest Public Health Region - Information

The Deming Public Health Office has resumed regular business hours. « read more »



Plumbing Problems Force Closure of Deming Public Health Office May 18, 2015 - Southwest Public Health Region - Information

The Deming Public Health Office, 215 S. Silver, shut down at 2:00 p.m. today (May 18th) due to plumbing issues. « read more »



Envisioning a Healthy Future April 1, 2015 - Southwest Public Health Region - Awareness

This coming Monday marks the start of National Public Health Week, an event created by the American Public Health Association for recognizing all the men and women championing the health of all people and communities. « read more »



Las Cruces Immunization Services Relocated December 12, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Information

We made the decision to move immunization services to the east side of the city to better serve our local residents. Our west Las Cruces office was located in a primarily industrial part of town. Moving our immunization center to the East Mesa will provide additional services to one of the most rap... « read more »



Vaccinations Available for Adults, Expectant Mothers August 1, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health announces its Las Cruces Central Public Health Office is accepting appointments for adult immunizations starting August 4th at its Preventive Medicine Clinic. Immunizations include the Tdap vaccine, recommended for all pregnant women at each pregnancy. Tdap vacci... « read more »



SMART Alternative to Addiction Recovery Available July 23, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Awareness

The SMART Recovery program is becoming increasingly known in New Mexico and nationwide as being a modern alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous. The program is not limited to substances such as alcohol and drugs. Those with addictions to gambling, food, the Internet, and more are al... « read more »



Heat Health Dangers Rise with Temperatures June 4, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Awareness

We’re experiencing temperatures at or near record breaking highs this week. June is historically the hottest month in our part of the country. That mean it’s the time of the year again for us to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke in the... « read more »



Raising the Bar on Harm Reduction May 23, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Awareness

It’s a tough thing to read about, but it’s an even harder way to live. Addiction and drug use are complex issues. With them comes a range of behaviors, and the people who use drugs are – like all of us - complex, multi-faceted and much more than just their behavior. « read more »



Las Cruces AIDS Candlelight Memorial May 13, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health joins the Southwest Action Group (SWAG) to participate in the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, Sunday May 18th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Young Park, 1905 Nevada Ave. in Las Cruces, NM. The event is free and open to the public. « read more »



Spring Into Good Health Community and Resource Fair April 16, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Celebration

The New Mexico Office of Border Health, in cooperation with New Mexico Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and the United States Mexico Border Health Commission, will host Spring Into Good Health a Community Health and Resource Fair. The free event brings together dozens of agencies and community res... « read more »



Donations Still Being Accepted for ‘Warm Up Las Cruces’ January 15, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health Las Cruces Public Health Office continues to accept donations for its annual “Warm Up Las Cruces” blanket and jacket drive. Donations are being accepted now through the last week in February. « read more »



New Hours Announced for West Las Cruces Immunization Center January 14, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health announces that effective immediately new immunization hours for its West Las Cruces Immunization Center. « read more »



Seeking Warmth in the Southwest January 8, 2014 - Southwest Public Health Region - Information

We hardly ever experience firsthand the forces that much of the United States deals with. No tornados, no hurricanes, no blizzards. Rarely do we get any rain, let alone flooding. But what we do get, no matter what part of New Mexico you live, is cold. That’s why for the eighth year in a row the... « read more »