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RMCHCS temporarily closes maternity ward

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Hospital seeks nursing staff to fill shortage

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services reopened and re-staffed its maternity unit Oct. 26 after a temporary, two-day closure due to a shortage of labor and delivery nurses, according an Oct. 26 RMCHCS press release.

“RMCHCS had a key maternity nurse who was out for...

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument receives attraction award

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Voted winner in ‘beaches and natural attractions’ category

ALBUQUERQUE – The Bureau of Land Management and Pueblo de Cochiti announced Oct. 24 that Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument was named a winner in the inaugural TripSavvy Editors’ Choice Awards in the 2018 Beaches and Natural Attractions category.

The awards take a two-pronged approach to choose winners: a combination of data and human vetting to recognize the very best restaurants, hotels, and attractions across the world.

According to Trip Savvy, a travel-information website, from a pool of over 60,000, only two percent of businesses, including Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, passed TripSavvy’s...

GPD officers receive pins for SWAT training

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Pictured: Gallup Police Department Officer Adrian Quetawki, Officer Nicole Diswood, Officer Francis Collins and Lieutenant Billy Padavich. Officers receive emergency response training pins for completing their 40-hour in-service SWAT training. Photo Credit: Knifewing Segura

Gallup celebrates ‘All Hollows Eve’ 2018

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NMDOH reports Salmonella associated with ground beef

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SANTA FE  – The New Mexico Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United States Department of Agriculture on a multi-state cluster of Salmonella infections linked to ground beef.

Since late August, NMDOH has identified 30 New Mexico residents that were diagnosed with Salmonella after preparing ground beef at home. Illness duration has averaged 13 days and 27 percent of patients were hospitalized.

“Salmonella infection can be a very serious and sometimes deadly illness,” Department of Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher said. “Cross-contamination from raw meats to counter tops, utensils, and cutting boards...

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