New Mexico Department of Health
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Lynn Gallagher Confirmed as Cabinet Secretary February 23, 2017 - Public Relations - Information

Today, the New Mexico State Senate voted unanimously to confirm Lynn Gallagher as Cabinet Secretary for the New Mexico Department of Health. « read more »



Health Department Endorses Bill Proposing Greater Access to EMS Services February 22, 2017 - EMS Licensing - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health endorses Senate Bill 315, which, if passed, will make sharing Emergency Medical Services easier in New Mexico and other states. « read more »



Improving Health Outcomes Among Youth February 13, 2017 - Public Relations - Information

Today, the New Mexico Department of Health announced improved health outcomes in key areas for New Mexico’s youth, including reduced rates of obesity, pregnancy, smoking and others. « read more »



Governor Announces Grant to Fight Drug Overdose Fatalities February 7, 2017 - Opioid Safety - Information

Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced the awarding of a $200,000 grant from the Pfizer Inc. Naloxone Access Program to fight drug overdose deaths in New Mexico. New Mexico is one of five states receiving grant funding from Pfizer to fund initiatives focused on increasing public awareness of risk... « read more »



New Mexico Department of Health investigates Shigella outbreak January 13, 2017 - Emerging Infections - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health continues investigating an ongoing increase of cases of Shigella (a.k.a., Shigella sonnei or Shigellosis) in Lea, Chaves, and Eddy counties. « read more »



Streamlining State Veterans’ Home to Improve Services January 5, 2017 - Veterans' Home - Information

Today, the Department of Veterans Services and the Department of Health proposed streamlining the State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences to improve services for New Mexico’s veterans. « read more »