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Heat-Related ED Visits Dashboard Now Live!

The NM Environmental Public Health Tracking program is thrilled to announce that the near real-time heat-related ED visits dashboard is now live.

View the HRI Dashboard

Community Conversation Series on Climate Resilience

Save the Date for a series of community conversations this May and June on New Mexico's first State Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan. Get ready to engage, share, and shape solutions for a resilient future for your community. Open to All.

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 Capitan and surrounding communities.

  • WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 10:00AM - 2:00PM
  • WHERE: Smokey Bear Historical Park, 118 Smokey Bear Blvd., Capitan, NM

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2024 New Mexico Private Well Owners Handbook just released!

3/8/2024 - The New Mexico Environmental Health Capacity Program in the Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau, Epidemiology and Response Div., NMDOH is happy to announce an updated version of the Private Wells Handbook (formerly Private Wells Primer).

Or download the pdf here NM Private Well Owners Handbook

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 Truth or Consequences and surrounding communities.

  • WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 9:00AM - 2:00PM
  • WHERE: Truth or Consequences Rock and Gem Show, Sierra County Fairgrounds 2953 S. Broadway St. Truth or Consequences, NM FREE Admission and Parking!

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Be Aware of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning as Temperatures Drop

2/8/2024 - The New Mexico Department of Health is alerting the public to an increase in carbon monoxide poisoning cases as temperatures drop, and snowfall in northern and central mountains is occurring. There have been 89 ED visits for carbon monoxide poisoning reported statewide since October 1 with one death.

Get epidemiological data on NMTracking:

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