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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

Sep
28
Sep
27

New Mexico COVID-19 update: 159 new cases, totaling 28,844
No additional COVID-19 deaths SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 159 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events

Oct
8

Advisory Council on Quality
Center for Development and Disability
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
ZOOM or at the Center for Development and Disability

Oct
8

Community Health Worker Certification Review Committee
San Mateo Building in Albuquerque
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The public is welcome to attend this meeting. The agenda will be available 72 hours before the meeting on the Office of Community Health Workers web page.

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryKathyleen M. Kunkel

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

Latest from the Blog

Aug
10

Celebrating Healthier People and Planet
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness month, to show support New Mexico Women Infant Children (WIC) Program designed special earth-themed postcards celebrating nursing parents’ dedication to th...

Apr
9

Chris Emory: Emergency Health Management during COVID-19
Chris Emory is the Bureau Chief for the Bureau of Health Emergency Management (BHEM), with the Epidemiology and response Division, at the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH).