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Come to this page to learn about upcoming private well water fairs, biomonitoring opportunities, environmental health events and announcements.
Private wells owners in New Mexico have the chance to get their drinking water tested for free! The 2017 Private Well Water Testing series begins in March. We had an excellent turnout in 2016 from New Mexicans who took advantage of the free public health opportunity. Let's top that in 2017! See the schedule and learn more about the program here.
Biomonitoring results packets have been sent to participants of the San Juan County project. We thank all the participants for taking part in this biomonitoring assessment.

Check here. often to learn about biomonitoring opportunities that may be happening in your community soon.

What is biomonitoring? Find out here.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week



In partnership with environmental health programs in the western United States and in support of the National Center for Healthy Housing campaign, National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, the New Mexico Environmental Public Health Tracking program and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program are spreading the word about ways to protect children from lead and stressing the importance of testing during October and November 2017.

Get Involved:


Follow the campaign on social media, NM DOH Facebook and Twitter, or by using the hashtags #LeadTestInTheWest and #LPPW2017 between October 22-28, 2017. This will let you:
  • Share information about childhood lead poisoning prevention with your peers, family and friends.
  • Join in the discussion


National Health Education Week




October 16-20, 2017 is National Health Education Week, which celebrates health educators, health promotion specialists, community health professionals and highlights the work they do in their communities. Thank you to all the health education and community health professionals for contributing to reaching the goals set for environmental health advancement in New Mexico.
Check out this free National Health Education Week webinar: Community Health: Changing the Classical Archetype .
Community health professionals adhere to seven areas of responsibility ranging from assessments, program planning, implementation and delivery of services, research and evaluation, administration and management, and health communication and promotion and a code of ethics. To learn more about this profession visit www.nchec.org/profession and www.sophe.org.
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Content updated: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:11:49 MDT