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Otero County WIC Program Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Otero County Women, Infants, Children program and the Otero County Chapter of the New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force will host its annual Big Latch Breastfeeding Awareness Event on Friday, August 3, 2018 to begin at the Otero County Public Health Office with an Awareness Walk at 9:30 am and commencing at the Alamogordo Public Library shortly thereafter.

Multi-State Effort to Provide Birth Certificates

The New Mexico Department of Health will join the 23rd Navajo Nation Council – Office of the Speaker, Navajo Office of Vital Records and Identification and three U.S. states to sponsor a multi-day, multi state Delayed Birth Registration Event on July 16, 17 and 18th in Window Rock, Arizona.

Las Cruces Public Health Office Hosts Got Shots? Immunization Clinic

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Las Cruces Public Health Office will be hosting a back-to-school immunization clinics. The immunization clinic is open to the public and immunizations will be administered at no cost. Parents should bring a copy of their child’s shot record and their insurance card, including Medicaid with them.