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Most RequestedPrograms

The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC

WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News

May
17

Department of Health urges residents to stay safe from extreme heat
The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) encourages all people in New Mexico to avoid heat-related illness by staying in cool indoor places and hydrating. Tuesday, May 17th and Thursday, May 19th are expected to bring record heat to portions of the state.

May
13

State supporting families during national infant formula shortage
The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Early Childhood Education & Care Department (ECECD) are working closely to ensure that families are able to access infant formula during a national shortage.

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events

Jun
9

Advisory Council on Quality
Center for Development and Disability
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
ZOOM or at the Center for Development and Disability

Jul
21

DDW Case Management Director's
Bank of the West Building
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Developmental Disabilities Waiver case management agency directors attend a mandatory meeting each quarter to get updates and clarification on important program information.