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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 »