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Weekly Heat Related Illness Report

8/29/2023 - There have been 842 ED visits for heat-related illness statewide since April 1. There were 10 ED visits related to heat last week, a 71% decrease from the previous week.

Statewide Weekly HRI ED Visits with Temperatures

Data Note: 84% of non-federal emergency departments report real-time data to NMDOH. IHS and VA facilities are not included and thus, those populations are undercounted.

The graph shows HRI visits per 1,000 ED visits rather than HRI counts.

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Weekly Heat Related Illness Report

8/22/2023 - There have been 823 ED visits for heat-related illness statewide since April 1. There were 30 ED visits related to heat last week, the same as the previous week.

Statewide Weekly HRI ED Visits with Temperatures

Data Note: 84% of non-federal emergency departments report real-time data to NMDOH. IHS and VA facilities are not included and thus, those populations are undercounted.

The graph shows HRI visits per 1,000 ED visits rather than HRI counts.

Get epidemiological data on NMTracking:

Read our latest Epidemiology Report:

Weekly Heat Related Illness Report

8/15/2023 - There have been 784 ED visits for heat-related illness statewide since April 1. There were 23 ED visits related to heat last week, a 68% decrease from the previous week.

Statewide Weekly HRI ED Visits with Temperatures

Data Note: 84% of non-federal emergency departments report real-time data to NMDOH. IHS and VA facilities are not included and thus, those populations are undercounted.

The graph shows HRI visits per 1,000 ED visits rather than HRI counts.

Get epidemiological data on NMTracking:

Read our latest Epidemiology Report:

Weekly Heat Related Illness Report

8/8/2023 - Rising temperatures across New Mexico bring increased risks of heat-related illness. There have been 753 ED visits for heat-related illness statewide since April 1. There were 64 ED visits related to heat last week, a 25% decrease over the previous week. Despite the statewide decrease, the southwest region saw a 36% increase of HRI visits.

Statewide Weekly HRI ED Visits with Temperatures

Data Note: 84% of non-federal emergency departments report real-time data to NMDOH. IHS and VA facilities are not included and thus, those populations are undercounted.

The graph shows HRI visits per 1,000 ED visits rather than HRI counts.

Get epidemiological data on NMTracking:

Read our latest Epidemiology Report:

Weekly Heat Related Illness Report

8/1/2023 - Rising temperatures across New Mexico bring increased risks of heat-related illness. There have been 680 ED visits for heat-related illness statewide since April 1. There were 78 ED visits related to heat last week, a 36% decrease over the previous week.

Statewide Weekly HRI ED Visits with Temperatures

Data Note: 87% of non-federal emergency departments report real-time data to NMDOH. IHS and VA facilities are not included and thus, those populations are undercounted.

The graph this week shows HRI visits per 1,000 ED visits rather than HRI counts.

Get epidemiological data on NMTracking:

Read our latest Epidemiology Report:

Weekly Heat Related Illness Report

7/25/2023 - Rising temperatures across New Mexico bring increased risks of heat-related illness. There have been 590 ED visits for heat-related illness statewide since April 1. There were 117 ED visits related to heat last week, a 3.5% increase over the previous week. The northwest region saw an increase in ED visits compared to the previous week, whereas the other four regions saw slight decreases.

Statewide Weekly HRI ED Visits with Temperatures

Data Note: 89% of non-federal emergency departments report real-time data to NMDOH. IHS and VA facilities are not included and thus, those populations are undercounted.

Get epidemiological data on NMTracking:

Read our latest Epidemiology Report:

Weekly Heat Related Illness Report

7/20/2023 - Rising temperatures across New Mexico bring increased risks of heat-related illness. There have been 480 ED visits for heat-related illness statewide since April 1. There were 110 ED visits related to heat last week, a 29% increase over the previous week. The metro and southwest regions saw an increase in ED visits compared to the previous week, whereas the other three regions saw a decreases.

Statewide Weekly HRI ED Visits with Temperatures

Data Note: 89% of non-federal emergency departments report real-time data to NMDOH. IHS and VA facilities are not included and thus, those populations are undercounted.

Get epidemiological data on NMTracking:

Read our latest Epidemiology Report:

Summer heat rising: Protect yourself, others from heat-related illness

6/27/2023 - Rising temperatures across New Mexico bring increased risks of heat-related illness. The eastern and southern regions, including Chaves County, will face scorching conditions with temperatures approaching 112 and potentially higher this week.

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New Mexico warms up: here's what you need to know about heat-related illness before it gets too hot to handle

4/10/2023 - The New Mexico Department of Health reminds people to be aware of heat-related illness as temperatures warm up. The eastern and southern parts of the state are already getting hot. As temperatures increase, so does the risk of heat-related illness.

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FREE PRIVATE WELL WATER QUALITY TESTING

NMED and NMDOH will be offering up to 100 free water tests for private wells serving homes not connected to a public water utility in Carlsbad and surrounding communities. TESTS INCLUDE: pH, electrical conductivity, nitrate, iron, sulfate, fluoride and arsenic.

  • WHEN: Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 9:30AM - 1:30PM
  • WHERE: Carlsbad Public Library, 101 S Halagueno St, Carlsbad

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FREE PRIVATE WELL WATER QUALITY TESTING

NMED and NMDOH will be offering up to 100 free water tests for private wells serving homes not connected to a public water utility in Silver City and surrounding communities. TESTS INCLUDE: pH, electrical conductivity, nitrate, iron, sulfate, fluoride and arsenic.

  • WHEN: Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • WHERE: Silver City Farmer's Market, 901 N Pope Street, Silver City

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Septic Systems and Private Wells Story and Maps

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