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Whooping Cough Infections Identified in Lea County December 14, 2017 - Pertussis - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health reports today 14 whooping cough cases at several Lea County schools, since November 2017, with most of the infections occurring among elementary school students. « read more »



First Flu Cases of the Season Reported in New Mexico October 24, 2017 - Influenza Surveillance - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health reports today the first confirmed flu cases of the 2017-2018 season in the state including one death suspected to be flu-related. « read more »



Wildfire Smoke May Present Health Hazards for Residents Near El Cajete and Bonita Fires June 19, 2017 - Air Quality - Alert

Updated Smoke Forecasts for Potential Impacts to Areas of Northern New Mexico Wildfire Smoke May Present Health Hazards for Residents Near El Cajete and Bonita Fires. « read more »



Potential Smoke Impacts from Wildfires across New Mexico June 19, 2017 - Air Quality - Alert

Potential Smoke Impacts from Wildfires across New Mexico State Agencies Remind Residents to Take Precautions to Protect Health and Be Ready! « read more »



Smoke Advisories in Effect for Impacts to Northern New Mexico June 19, 2017 - Air Quality - Alert

Smoke Advisories in Effect for Potential Impacts to Areas of Northern New Mexico Wildfire Smoke May Present Health Hazards for Residents Near El Cajete and Bonita Fires « read more »



Mosquitoes Capable of Transmitting Zika Virus Found in Doña Ana County May 18, 2017 - Zoonotic Diseases - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico State University announce today that Aedes aegypti, a species of mosquito that can transmit Zika virus, has been identified in Doña Ana County. « read more »