Swine flu confirmed at ENMU

Two cases of H1N1 flu have been confirmed at Eastern New Mexico University. ENMU President Steven Gamble said the confirmation came Friday, and the parents of the students — both of whom were from out of town — had taken them home. “If they can go home and recover there, we think that’s better for […]

Quay County Fair: Swine show results

FIRST TIME SWINE FEEDER 2009

Press Release: Update on swine flu in New Mexico

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The New Mexico Department of Health is asking laboratories to send only hospitalized cases for testing of H1N1 to its Scientific Laboratory in Albuquerque, according to a Friday announcement in a press release. The state’s Epidemiology and Response Division is focusing on investigating hospitalized cases to monitor severity of H1N1 illness in New Mexico, the […]

State closes 14 schools, NMAA supsends all practices and state competiton

Thomas Garcia More than a dozen schools across the state will be closed Monday and state athletic competitions are suspended as probable cases of the H1N1 or the swine flu are investigated, state health and athletic officials announced Sunday. No schools in Quay County are being closed, officials said. Fourteen schools will be closed beginning […]

Press release: New Mexico has two more ‘probable’ swine flu cases

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health reported today that it is sending two more probable cases of swine flu to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmatory testing. The new samples are from a 14-year-old female and 15-year-old male both from Socorro County. The Department of Health previously reported […]

Nationwide swine flu outbreak leads school officials to review plans

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Thomas Garcia Area school superintendents joined a teleconference with state health and education leaders Thursday to review plans in the event a case of swine flu should turn up at one of their schools. Thus far, no cases of swine flu have been confirmed in New Mexico. However, the number of probable cases has climbed […]

Press Release: Bingaman on the swine flu, troops in Iraq and public lands in Taos

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about legislation he has introduced to preserve public lands in Taos, the swine flue, troops in Iraq. To hear Bingaman’s remarks click here: http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman042709m.mp3