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Department of Health Investigates Outbreak of Hepatitis A in Albuquerque November 19, 2018 - Hepatitis Prevention - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A in Bernalillo County. Since the end of October NMDOH has confirmed four acute hepatitis A virus infections in adults ranging in age from 34-53 years. « read more »

Salmonella Associated with Ground Beef October 30, 2018 - Foodborne Disease Agents - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United States Department of Agriculture on a multi-state cluster of Salmonella infections linked to ground beef. « read more »

First Flu Cases of the Season Reported in New Mexico September 18, 2018 - Infectious Disease Surveillance - Alert

Today, the New Mexico Department of Health announced the first laboratory confirmed cases of flu of the 2018-2019 season. All three persons, ages 8, 11 and 13 years of age, live in Quay County and reported no recent out of state travel. « read more »

NMDOH Recommends Clients of VIP Spa in Albuquerque Receive Testing for Blood-Borne Infections September 11, 2018 - Infectious Disease Surveillance - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health is today recommending that certain persons who received any type of injection related service, including a vampire facial, at the VIP Spa come to the Midtown Public Health Office this week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C lab testin... « read more »

Potential Air Quality Impacts to Areas of Northern New Mexico June 28, 2018 - Air Quality - Alert

With the Sardinas Canyon Fire burning in the Carson National Forest approximately 18 miles southeast of Taos, the New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico Environment Department are monitoring air quality in areas of Northern New Mexico that may be affected by smoke from the wildfire – inclu... « read more »

Smoke Advisory for Communities in Animas River Valley June 8, 2018 - Communications - Alert

The New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico Department of Health is issuing a smoke advisory for Farmington and surrounding northwestern New Mexico communities due to anticipated smoke from the 416 Fire in Colorado. The advisory is in effect now through Saturday at 11:00 am. « read more »

Potential Impacts from Tire Fire Near Cuba June 7, 2018 - Communications - Alert

A tire fire that started overnight and is located approximately 5 miles south of Cuba on CR 11 is generating smoke which may impact nearby residents. Smoke from tire fires contains a number of toxic air contaminants and particulate matter. The New Mexico Department of Health advises all residents ne... « read more »

Whooping Cough Outbreak in McKinley County April 26, 2018 - Pertussis - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health reports today additional cases of whooping cough in an ongoing community-wide outbreak in McKinley County, and urges New Mexico residents in at-risk groups to protect themselves by getting vaccinated. « read more »

Whooping Cough Infections Identified in McKinley County March 20, 2018 - Pertussis - Alert

As of March 14, 2018, New Mexico Department of Health reports eight laboratory-confirmed cases of whooping cough, and an additional 15 probable cases . These cases have primarily occurred in school-aged children and their close household contacts in McKinley County. « read more »