Salud y Vida con Amigos is on a Mission!

A program here for you!

We exist to make information about COVID-19 accessible by improving communication through increased health literacy.  Our program's goal is to show that by increasing community health literacy people can make an impact in improving responses to COVID-19 and control its spread. 

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Join the Amigos!

Make a Difference!

As a health literacy Amigo you will be part of a growing group of caring individuals leading the way in health literacy to improve your community. Join us!

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Discover Health Literacy

Get Health Literacy Training

Sign up for online courses for continuing education credits, or download materials to learn about living safely during COVID-19 from Salud y Vida con Amigos.

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Featured Events

Remembering Forward Community Mural Project

We're creating a mural!  You can join the fun by participating in one or all of the following activities:
Paint: You can paint a ceramic tile for the mural in January, 2023. Date to be determined.
Mural Party:  You celebrate your work this spring, in newly renovated Radium Community Center.
Sign up!

For information and to sign up, contact:
Selina Santillan
(575) 728-5591 
selinas@donaanacounty.org

Monthly Food Pantry Visits

We'll be at the following food pantries. Visit us and learn how you can become an Amigo!

GARFIELD 
San Isidro Catholic Church 
2003 Loma Parda Rd., Garfield, NM 87936 
3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00 am

RINCON 
Our Lady of All Nations Catholic Church 
1993 Rincon Rd., Rincon, NM 87940 
3rd Friday of the month at 1 :00 pm 

HATCH 
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church 

117 Hartman St., Hatch, NM 87937 
4th Thursday of the month st 12:00 pm 

RADIUM SPRINGS 
Radium Springs Community Center 

12060 Lindbeck Rd., Radium Springs, NM 88007
2nd Thursday of the month at 10:00 am 

COVID-19 Resources

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COVID-19 Vaccines!

This Holiday season give yourself and your family the gift of health. 
Get a free vaccine.
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The latest on COVID-19 and how to keep you, your family, and your community safe.

 Office of Minority Health
The Office of Minority Health works to raise awareness on efforts aimed at reducing health and health care disparities and advancing health equity.

COVID.gov 
Get the latest updates on COVID-19.  You can find COVID-⁠19 information for Doña County or other community, masking, vaccine and other resources.

COVID-19 News

Protect yourself and loved ones by learning the latest COVID-19 news.

The CDC's Daily Covid Data Tacker provides daily information on Covid-19 nationally and you can find COVID-19 information for Dona Ana County. 

Latest COVID-19 vaccine news. Staying up to date on vaccines and masking is the safest way to protect against severe outcomes from COVID-19.

You can learn about over-the-counter testing kits and how to use them to help keep others safe.

If you are exposed to someone who is positive for COVID, whether you are  fully vaccinated or unvaccinated, learn how you can avoid spreading COVID-19 to others. You can use this quarantine and Isolation calculator to help you.

Testing and Cases in New Mexico

The NMDOH's data dashboard includes county-by-county breakdowns of positive cases by age, gender and ethnicity. Visit the dashboard.

Who We Are

Salud y Vida Con Amigos uses Health literacy to help people find, understand, appraise, and act on information to protect themselves and their community from COVID-19.  Salud y Vida con Amigos is funded by the Office of Minority Health/OASH/HHS and is a program of Doña Ana County.

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Contact Us

Salud y Vida con Amigos
 
Doña Ana County Health and Human Services
845 N. Motel Blvd.
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88007
(575) 728-5591 

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