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Health & Well Being
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The Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce named six winners of its fourth annual 2020 Healthcare Awards, announced late last week. more
Lately I worry about my children’s health and wellbeing -- most of all, their mental health. We have talked and talked and talked some more about how important it is to talk about their feelings. In these tough times, we want them to know they can come to us or anyone they’re comfortable talking with. more
One slice of pumpkin pie averages 323 calories. Walking 40 minutes will burn approximately 100 calories. Signing up for the first ever virtual READ, FUN RUN/WALK will prepare you to enjoy guiltfree pie on Thanksgiving and support children’s literacy at the same time. more
The New Mexico Department of Health reports prescription opioid overdose deaths went down last year, but illicit substance overdose deaths went up. more
Memorial Medical Center (MMC) leadership and team members have recognized Respiratory Therapist Sebastian Suarez with the PHIL Award, the only nationally recognized hospital-based recognition program dedicated to honoring outstanding respiratory therapists who provide exemplary care and treatment for patients with respiratory illnesses. more
Las Cruces Public Schools unveiled a new comprehensive dashboard on its website that reports positive COVID-19 cases within the district and illustrates how LCPS tracks staff wellness. more
Las Cruces can’t claim to be the global hub of many worldwide movements, but Crossroads Community Supported Healthcare, doing business as Barefoot Acupuncture Movement (BAM) aims to change that. The nonprofit is run by Executive Director Dr. Ryan Bemis, who answers to a board of directors and oversees a staff of two full-time and one part-time employee. 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
The LC3 Behavioral Health Collaborative (LC3) of Las Cruces is seeking the community’s help to sustain its multi-year initiative to improve the behavioral health system in Doña Ana County. more
Falling in line with its mission to help people live full, healthy lives at home and in their communities, Electronic Caregiver of Las Cruces is partnering with Casa de Peregrinos (CdP) Emergency Food Program to feed the hungry this holiday season. 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
Medical cannabis patients from other states are now allowed to use their cards in New Mexico, but cannabis products are not allowed to cross state lines. more
As a pandemic reshapes our lives, the Internet becomes a big part of social and school life. Our eyes are affected. For millions of children virtual learning is now their primary method of going to school. Guidelines for protecting young eyes come from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). more
New Mexico Superintendent of Insurance Russell Toal has announced that health insurance premiums will decrease significantly for individuals and families purchasing their own coverage through beWellnm (New Mexico’s Health Insurance Exchange). more
With flu season underway and expected to continue through early May, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is urging all New Mexicans to get their flu shot this year. “This year, it is … 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
COVID-19 Statistics (Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020 updates) New Mexico 29,435 cases, 921,009 tests (3.196% pos), 877 died, 16,671 rec, 85 hosp. Sep 29: 29,157 cases, 914,986 tests (3.1866%), 875 died, … more
Data released Sept. 17 by the U.S. Census Bureau show a significant improvement in the poverty rate in New Mexico between 2018 and 2019, New Mexico Voices for Children (NMVC) said in a news … more
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