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Weekly Vital Records Service Hours for Grant County June 29, 2018 - Vital Records - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Grant County Public Health Office now provides Vital Record services. Clients are encouraged to determine availability of services by calling ahead to the Grant County Public Health Office before making a visit, especially if they are traveling from surroundi... « read more »



Tobacco Use Among New Mexico High School Students at All-Time Low June 29, 2018 - Tobacco Cessation - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health reports that rates of cigarette smoking by New Mexico high school students are lower than ever before - dropping by more than 50 percent over the last decade. According to data from the 2017 New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey, youth cigarette smoking has... « read more »



Suspect Case of Wound Botulism Investigated June 11, 2018 - Foodborne Disease Agents - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health is currently investigating a case of apparent wound botulism in a 21-year-old female from Doña Ana County. The suspected source of infection is contaminated black tar heroin. The patient injected black tar heroin under the skin, also known as “skin popping.”... « read more »