H1N1 Update

This just in from the Department of Health: The list of vaccine priority groups will now include adults with medical conditions that react poorly to the flu.

There have been 36 H1N1- related deaths in New Mexico, with seven last week:

A 12-year-old boy from Doña Ana County with chronic medical conditions

A 29-year-old woman from Doña Ana County without chronic medical conditions

A 43-year-old woman from Bernalillo County with chronic medical conditions.

A 52-year-old man from Eddy County with chronic medical conditions

A 57-year-old man from Bernalillo County with chronic medical conditions

A 58-year-old man from Bernalillo County with chronic medical conditions

A 62-year-old man from Bernalillo County with chronic medical conditions

The DOH has ordered 283,430 doses of the vaccine; there are an estimated 2 million people in the state. Bernalillo County will get 89,910.

For state H1N1 info, go here or call 1-866-850-5893.

For information in Spanish, call 1-800-784-0394

For a list of statewide flu clinics, click here or call 1-866-681-5872

National H1N1 Information is available here.