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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 29, 2016 - Opioid Safety - Information

Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced New Mexico’s participation in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. This day is an opportunity for the safe disposal of unwanted or unused prescription medications. « read more »



Lynn Gallagher Appointed as Cabinet Secretary April 28, 2016 - Public Relations - Information

Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced her appointment of Lynn Gallagher as Secretary for the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH). Gallagher has served as Deputy Secretary of DOH since 2013. Prior to that, she served as the General Counsel for the Aging and Long-Term Services Department. Gallag... « read more »



School-Based Health Center Changes April 6, 2016 - School and Adolescent Health - Information

Today, the New Mexico Department of Health announced it is making changes that will impact the school based health centers at Roosevelt Middle School, School on Wheels, Maxwell Municipal Schools, Mountainair Middle and High School, and Belen High School. « read more »



Department of Health Releases Health Equity Report April 1, 2016 - Health Equity - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health recently published the 10th Edition of its Health Equity Report and it includes some major changes from previous editions. The goal of the report is to provide information about health status of different population groups in the state. Data in the report is prese... « read more »