Advocating on Behalf of New Mexico's Children Since 1945

Upcoming Events

Vaccinations and Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway
  • Saturday, July 31 in Las Cruces (pdf flyer)

COVID-19 Public Calendar
COVID Vaccination Events
  • July 24: Rio Rancho BlueCross BlueShield of NM (pdf flyer)

  • July 31: Albuquerque Presbyterian Event (pdf flyer)

  • August 1: Los Lunas Presbyterian Event (pdf flyer)

  • Locations vary (statewide)

  • Download full schedule here (pdf)

 
2021 Wylder Lecture Series
  • August 14 - 15, 2021

  • Marriott Albuquerque

  • Program here

  • Download the program brochure here (pdf)

  • Register here

  • Submit Abstracts here

Resources

 
AAP UPDATED Guidance for School Re-entry 
  • Link here (updated July 2021)

 
Vaccine Misinformation Management Field Guide
  • Download here (31 pages; pdf)

 
Serve as a Voice for Kids in Border Communities
  • Download here for more information (1 page; pdf)

 
AAP Guidance: Return to Sports 
  • Download here (5 pages; pdf)​

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Publications

Recommendations to Improve Pediatric Specialty Care in New Mexico

The Pediatric Specialty Care Task Force recommendations have been presented to the Legislative Health and Human Services Interim Committee. A total of ten recommendations are included in the 14-page report.

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  • Download the Recommendations here (14 pages; pdf)

  • Read the story by Searchlight NM about this issue here (link)

Coronavirus Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Portal

  • Download directions for how to enroll here (pdf).

 

CDC

 

Children's Hospital Colorado Update

 

World Health Organization Update

 

New Mexico Department of Health Update

Washington Chapter AAP

COVID-19 Updates for the NM Children's Cabinet

by Janis Gonzales MD, MPH, FAAP, NMPS President

 

Find more resources for pediatricians here.

Find more resources for parents and caregivers here.

(Please note: the issues on these resources pages are listed alphabetically, so you'll need to scroll down until you see the listings that begin with a 'C')

Agenda for New Mexico’s Children

 

The Agenda for New Mexico’s Children draws attention to the most urgent needs of children and families and makes achievable recommendations for improving our children’s lives.

  • Download the Agenda here (2018; 4 pages; pdf)

Need a Pediatric Specialist?

Find the list of New Mexico's Pediatric Specialists here.

Also of Interest

2020-2021 Synagis Universal PA
  • Download the form with submission instructions here (pdf; updated Sept. 2020)

 

E-cigarettes
  • See our resources page for combatting youth e-cigarette use here.