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Free Resources to Help More New Mexicans Quit Smoking November 17, 2016 - Tobacco Cessation - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health offers valuable resources to help more New Mexicans quit and stay tobacco-free in conjunction with The American Cancer Society’s® annual Great American Smokeout® on Thursday November 17th. The Great American Smokeout is a day that encourages tobacco users acro... « read more »



Las Cruces Schools to Celebrate International Walk to School Day September 30, 2016 - Public Relations - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Healthy Kids Las Cruces program, Las Cruces Public Schools, and Las Cruces Safe Routes to School will join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day this week. « read more »



Healthy Aging Collaborative Teams with State Agencies September 9, 2016 - Public Relations - Celebration

Today, the New Mexico Departments of Health and the New Mexico Department of Aging and Long-Term Services announced that the Fifth Annual Senior Celebration Day – Healthy Living Day will be held at the New Mexico State Fair in September. « read more »



WIC Program Recognized for Supporting Breastfeeding Mothers August 23, 2016 - Women, Infants and Children - Celebration

Today, the Women, Infants, and Children program was recognized nationally for supporting breastfeeding mothers. New Mexico’s program was one of only eight in the nation to receive the Loving Support Award of Excellence from the United States Department of Agriculture. To receive the award, progra... « read more »



Hobbs WIC Program Celebrates National Breastfeeding Month August 12, 2016 - Women, Infants and Children - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Lea County Women, Infants, Children program in partnership with Natural Nesters and the Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center, will host its annual National Breastfeeding Month Event at the Lea County Mom and Baby Fair in Hobbs. « read more »



Anthony, Chaparral, Sunland Park Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week August 1, 2016 - Women, Infants and Children - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Anthony, Chaparral, and Sunland Park Women, Infants, Children programs and the New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force, New Mexico Office of Border Health, City of Anthony NM, Town of Anthony TX, and surrounding businesses and programs will host its first ever “... « read more »



Moriarty WIC Program Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week August 1, 2016 - Women, Infants and Children - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Moriarty Women, Infants, Children program in partnership with the Moriarty Community Library, will host its annual Big Latch On Event in Moriarty. « read more »



Las Cruces WIC Program Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week August 1, 2016 - Women, Infants and Children - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Las Cruces Women, Infants, Children program will host its annual World Breastfeeding Week celebration at the Las Cruces Central Public Health Office. « read more »



Española WIC Program Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week July 22, 2016 - Women, Infants and Children - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Española Women, Infants, Children program and the New Mexico Breastfeeding Task Force will host its annual Española World Breastfeeding Event at the Beatrice Martinez Stroke Center. « read more »



National Nurses Week Celebration May 9, 2016 - Public Relations - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health joins in the American Nurses Association’s celebration of the nation’s more than 3 million registered nurses, the largest health care profession, during National Nurses Week May 6-12. « read more »



Spring Into Good Health Community and Resource Fair April 21, 2016 - Southwest Public Health Region - Celebration

The free event brings together dozens of agencies and community resources to aid residents seeking self-improvement opportunities. Services and information provided at the event include ways to stay active and eat healthy, family wellness, cooking & nutrition, Medicaid services, income support and... « read more »



New Mexico Youth the Focus of Annual Conference April 16, 2016 - School and Adolescent Health - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health is proud to announce the 20th annual Head-to-Toe Conference kick off at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The conference is the state’s premiere event for school health professionals, and welcomes everyone from school nurses to guidance counselors – all work... « read more »



San Miguel Public Health Office Hosts Health and Resource Fair March 28, 2016 - Public Health - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health’s San Miguel Public Health Office will host a Community Health and Resource Fair. The free event brings together local agencies and community resources to aid residents seeking self-improvement opportunities. « read more »