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New Mexico Department of Health Issues Alert for Risk of Heat-related illness in Southeast NM August 8, 2019 - Southeast Public Health Region - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) encourages persons in Southeast NM to rest, drink a lot of water, and get under shade when they are outdoors to reduce the risk of heat-related illness as the temperatures will remain high this week, especially in the following counties: Chaves, Eddy, Lea,... « read more »



Department of Health, Environment Department Issue Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts in Lincoln County, New Mexico on Monday Night and Tuesday Morning June 24, 2019 - Air Quality - Alert

The New Mexico Departments of Health and Environment are issuing a smoke advisory for Nogal, Capitan, Lincoln, Hondo and surrounding communities due to anticipated smoke from the Pine Lodge Fire near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness. The advisory will be in effect through 10:00 am Tuesday. « read more »



Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts to Central and NE New Mexico June 21, 2019 - Air Quality - Alert

The New Mexico Departments of Health and Environment are issuing a smoke advisory, effective now through 10 am Saturday for Cibola County, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Las Vegas and surrounding communities due to anticipated smoke from the Woodbury Gap Fire in Arizona. « read more »



Department of Health Announces a Second Death Associated with the Hepatitis A Outbreak May 13, 2019 - Hepatitis Prevention - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health has confirmed 103 acute hepatitis A virus infections with 2 associated deaths in adults ranging in age from 19-64 years in Bernalillo County since the end of October 2018. « read more »



Free Testing for Persons Who Received Any Injections, April 29, 2019 - Infectious Disease Surveillance - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) continues to strongly encourage clients of the VIP Spa in Albuquerque to come in for free and confidential Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and hepatitis B and C virus testing. « read more »



Fox bites homeowner, tests positive for rabies January 29, 2019 - Zoonotic Diseases - Alert

On Saturday, Conservation Officer Justin Hepler responded to a call from a Las Vegas homeowner who was bitten by a fox she believed was starving when she attempted to feed it. « read more »