New Mexico Department of Health
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Flu Season is Not Over in New Mexico March 26, 2015 - Immunization - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today that influenza B continues to circulate in New Mexico. The vaccine is a reasonable match for the predominate influenza B strains that we are seeing in the state. « read more »

Local Teens Encouraged to ‘Kick Butts’ March 18, 2015 - Smoking Cessation - Awareness

Today is national Kick Butts Day, a national day of activism empowering youth to stand up and speak out about the dangers of not just cigarettes but all tobacco products. The day was created in 1996 by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and has been the focus of schools, youth groups and health advo... « read more »

Three Strategies to Reduce Infant Mortality Rates March 3, 2015 - Maternal & Child Health - Awareness

Safe sleep, smoking cessation and perinatal regionalization are among the topics that the New Mexico Department of Health has prioritized in its efforts to reduce the state’s infant mortality rate. The announcement today comes on the heels of the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to... « read more »