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February is American Heart Month

This post is an excerpt from NMDOH's news release "Wear red for Women’s Heart Health Friday, February 2nd" on February 1, 2024. February is American Heart Month, a time to pay special attention to heart health, particularly for women as...

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Awareness

This post is an excerpt from New Mexico Department of Health's news release from February 7, 2024: NM records 89 emergency visits and one fatality due to carbon monoxide poisoning. The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) is alerting the...

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National Cancer Prevention Month

This post is an excerpt of NM Department of Health's news release from February 6, 2024 titled, Healthy habits, routine screenings essential for cancer prevention. Cancer is one of New Mexico’s leading causes of death - responsible for...

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Time For A Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine Who Should Get a Flu Shot and When? It is recommended that everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot every flu season. Flu season starts in the fall and goes through the winter. It is recommended you get vaccinated early in the...

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Updated COVID-19 Vaccines Available

CDC recommends updated COVID-19 vaccine for Fall/Winter Virus Season  CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter....

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National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of routine vaccination for people of all ages.  Vaccination is critically important and one of the best tools we have to prevent...

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