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Health & Well Being
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Montana Avenue was the site of the City of Las Cruces’ second Play Street on Saturday, June 5, in a pilot initiative to explore new and exciting ways to bring opportunities to get active in … more
Jardin de los Niños CEO Michelle Adames, Ph.D., and her staff, volunteers, clients and supporters cut the ribbon May 21 as Jardin became the first trauma-informed care center in New Mexico endorsed by the New Mexico Association for Infant Mental Health (NMAIMH). more
New Mexico (population: 2.11 million; 16+ population eligible to receive vaccination: 1,680,605) more
A pilot Play Street Initiative was kicked off with the Juniper Play Street on Saturday, May 8. During the Play Street a length of Juniper Street was temporarily closed to through … more
The City of Las Cruces will be offering an Adaptive Recreation Walking Program beginning the week of May 17. The Adaptive Walking Program will take place from 9-10 a.m. on … more
“The COVID epidemic has drastically exacerbated food insecurity, nationwide and in our own community,” Casa de Peregrinos (CdP) emergency food program of Doña Ana County said in its 2020 annual report. more
Doña Ana Community College (DACC) announces it is hosting a COVID vaccination site at its East Mesa Campus. more
The New Mexico State University Chile Pepper Institute will host a special plant sale in celebration of Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the … more
“New Mexico is pulling into the lead in our battle against coronavirus,” New Mexico Human Services Department Sec. Dr. David Scrase said at a COVID-19 and vaccine webinar he held Feb. 3 with New Mexico Department of Health Sec.-designate Dr. Tracie Collins. more
Hakes Brothers, a regional homebuilder headquartered in Las Cruces, has donated $18,000 to three local nonprofits: El Caldito Soup Kitchen, Las Cruces Gospel Rescue Mission, Inc. and La Casa, Inc., a … more
Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is pleased to announce the continuing national accreditation of its Nursing Program from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). more
The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine and the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will host Boo to the Flu, a no-cost flu shot drive-thru clinic, on Saturday, Oct. 31. Flu shots will be available from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. while supplies last. All attendees are required to wear masks. more
Even as state public health orders to stay home during the health pandemic have resulted in a sharp increase in domestic violence reports in Doña Ana County – and the Las Cruces shelter … more
New Mexico State University’s Department of Public Health Sciences will present its sixth annual Public Health Heroes Awards throughout October, honoring several Doña Ana County leaders … more
COVID-19 Statistics (Monday, Oct 5, 2020 updates; Sunday, Oct 4 updates) New Mexico 30,477 cases, 947,945 tests (3.215% pos), 892 died, 17,270 rec, 91 hosp. Oct 1: 29,661 cases, 928,389 tests (3.195%), 882 died, 16,926 rec, 86 hosp. more
Cindy Slaydon has extensive experience opening hospitals and now has come to enjoy what Las Cruces has to offer as she steers the city’s newest hospital toward its new journey. Three Crosses … more
Recovery Communities of New Mexico, the Behavioral Health Planning Council, the Human Services Department, the Behavioral Health Services Division and the State Opioid Response Program, have all … more
While scientists and doctors are still working to understand the virus that causes COVID-19, the pandemic has also had many indirect effects on the health of people working remotely while in … more
Many New Mexicans want to help during the COVID-19 pandemic by contributing to charities, but the FBI is warning that scammers also want to help – as in helping themselves to your … more
A team of researchers at New Mexico State University is developing protocols to test wastewater samples as a possible method for early detection of SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The … more
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