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First Flu Death in New Mexico This Flu Season December 17, 2018 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today the first flu-related death reported for the 2018-2019 flu season. The death occurred in a woman 65-years or older from Lincoln County. Her death is a important reminder that flu can cause serious illness or death, particularly among persons at ris... « read more »



Flu Shot Clinic in Silver City October 11, 2018 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Grant County Public Health Office, 2610 N. Silver Street, Silver City, NM will host a flu shot clinic on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 8 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 6 pm. The annual flu vaccination is available for no charge for children and uninsured adults,... « read more »



Las Cruces Says, “Boo to the flu!” with No Cost Flu Vaccinations October 10, 2018 - Immunization - Vaccination

Memorial Medical Center and MountainView Regional Medical Center will simultaneously host Boo to the Flu, the annual flu vaccination event in Las Cruces, at each hospital Saturday, October 27th. No cost flu shots will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at both locations or while supplies last... « read more »



Back-to-School Immunization Clinics Statewide July 19, 2018 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health is hosting Back-to-School Immunization Clinics at its public health offices statewide to assist parents in getting their children immunized before the start of the 2018-2019 school year. « read more »



Las Cruces Public Health Office Hosts Got Shots? Immunization Clinic June 29, 2018 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Las Cruces Public Health Office will be hosting a back-to-school immunization clinics. The immunization clinic is open to the public and immunizations will be administered at no cost. Parents should bring a copy of their child’s shot record and their insuran... « read more »



Parents Reminded: Immunizations Protect Children April 24, 2018 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health reminds New Mexico parents about the importance of protecting infants from vaccine preventable diseases. « read more »



Mumps Cases Reported in Chaves County February 22, 2018 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating two cases of mumps in high school students in Chaves County. Mumps is a highly contagious disease that is typically preventable through vaccination. « read more »



Flu Activity Now Peaked in New Mexico February 16, 2018 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health reports that although flu activity remains widespread across the state, it appears activity overall in New Mexico has peaked and will likely continue to gradually decrease for the remainder of the season which is expected to be several more weeks. « read more »



Flu Activity Still Rising in New Mexico February 9, 2018 - Immunization - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health reports the number of flu-related illnesses and deaths continue to increase across New Mexico. « read more »



Influenza Activity Continues to Increase Across New Mexico January 30, 2018 - Immunization - Vaccination

Influenza activity continues to increase across New Mexico. Since October, the New Mexico Department of Health has investigated 21 flu outbreaks in long-term care facilities, which is more than was reported during the entire 2016-2017 flu season. Influenza-related hospitalizations, especially in tho... « read more »



Flu Doubles Up in New Mexico January 4, 2018 - Influenza Surveillance - Vaccination

The New Mexico Department of Health reports a spike in the number of flu cases across New Mexico in the last few weeks. Compared to the same time last year, influenza-like illness activity is twice as great, with the current flu season not yet reaching its peak. « read more »