New Mexico Department of Health
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New Mexico Health, Environment Departments Monitoring Air Quality August 26, 2015 - Air Quality - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Environment Department are monitoring air quality in New Mexico due to smoke from wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. These conditions may change on a daily basis. « read more »

West Nile Virus Cases in Humans and a Horse August 20, 2015 - Zoonotic Diseases - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a 75-year-old woman and a 60-year-old woman, both from Doña Ana County, and a 76-year-old man from Valencia County have been diagnosed with West Nile virus infection. All three are hospitalized with neuroinvasive disease, the more serious for... « read more »

Life-Threatening Infections for Newborns August 5, 2015 - Maternal & Child Health - Awareness

Strep throat is a bacterial infection in the throat and the tonsils. It’s caused by streptococcal (strep) bacteria, and it can be passed from person-to-person when the infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes, tiny droplets with the strep bacteria go into the air. « read more »