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New Mexico Becomes Fourth State to Allow Gender-Neutral Sex Designation on Birth Certificates October 29, 2019 - Vital Records - Information

As of today, October 29th, 2019, New Mexicans can take advantage of a new law which allows people who identify as transgender, nonbinary, intersex, and other gender-expansive identities to confirm their correct gender on their birth certificate. « read more »



New Progress Against Drug Overdoses in New Mexico October 29, 2019 - Harm Reduction - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health’s latest New Mexico Drug Overdose Prevention Quarterly Measures Report shows year-to-year improvement in key indicators related to drug overdose prevention in the second quarter of 2019 compared to the same time period the year before. « read more »



Youth & Young Adult Motor Vehicle Crashes Decrease October 25, 2019 - Public Relations - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health today reports the number of motor vehicle crashes – the leading cause of death nationally among 15-to-20-year-olds – declined in our state in 2018 compared to the year before. « read more »



Department of Health, State Immunization Program Provides Families Access to Their Immunization Records October 2, 2019 - Immunization - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH), in partnership with the New Mexico Immunization Program announce the launch of VaxViewNM, a new public portal for the New Mexico Statewide Immunization Information System (NMSIIS). For the first time, parents and guardians will have access to official imm... « read more »



First Influenza Infections of the Season Reported in New Mexico October 2, 2019 - Influenza Surveillance - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports the first laboratory confirmed cases of influenza (better known as flu) of the 2019-2020 season. All five cases are adults; three cases reside in Sandoval County, one in Santa Fe County, and there has been one fatal case in Bernalillo County where... « read more »