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Friday, October 21st is National Mammography Day. It’s a day scheduled in the month of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month where women are encouraged to make a mammography appointment – with good reason.
Saturday, October 15th is Global Handwashing Day…one day out of the year to encourage more people to practice what should be an everyday habit. The New Mexico Department of Health reminds residents this flu season of the importance of hand washing to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.
— The New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico Department of Health today issued a smoke advisory for areas of Santa Fe that may be affected by smoke from the prescribed burn that began today, Wednesday, October 12.
The New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico State University announced today that Aedes aegypti, a species of mosquito that can transmit Zika virus, has been identified in Sierra County. This is the first time this mosquito species has been identified in this county.
The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that it will be issuing licenses to 12 applicants who applied to become licensed non-profit producers in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program. Licensure is contingent upon the applicants’ acceptance and demonstration of regulatory compliance.
The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a 46-year-old Bernalillo County man has tested positive for Zika virus infection. Testing was conducted at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Fort Collins, Colorado. The man acquired the virus while traveling to Central America.