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News Releases

Be Prepared for Wildland Fires and Smoke

Press releases for smoke from wildland fires and prescribed burns will be issued throughout summer and autumn.

  • April 28, 2021 - Department of Health, Environment Department Issue Smoke Advisory for Potential Impacts in Lincoln County, New Mexico


New Mexico Department of Health encourages New Mexicans and visitors to protect their health during smoke-causing events. To learn how to use 5-3-1 Visibility Method to assess the air quality and how to protect your health from smoke, visit https://nmtracking.org/fire


Health Risks on Hot Days and Extreme Heat

The New Mexico Department of Health cautions New Mexicans and visitors to be aware of weather conditions to avoid heat-related illnesses such as heat stress which can have many signs and symptoms like dizziness, nausea, cramping, and weakness.



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Content updated: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 14:05:20 MDT