Salud y Vida con Amigos is on a Mission!

A program here for you!

We make information about COVID-19 easy to find, understand, and act on. Our goal is to increase community health literacy, so every person can play a role in controlling the spread of COVID-19 and reducing its impact. 

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COVID Updates!

Be the Difference.

COVID is changing – and we need to change, too. Keep up with the latest COVID information, so you can make a difference in your community by sharing real facts about COVID.  

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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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Health Literacy 101 Registration

Calling all healthcare and public health professionals, community health workers, and health communicators! Sign up for Salud y Vida con Amigos' Health Literacy 101. This free online course will introduce you to best practices in health literacy, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. And don't miss our in-person and video health literacy learning labs!
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COVID-19 News

Did you know?

The U.S. is starting 2024 with the second largest COVID surge ever. It’s time to mask up, ventilate spaces, get vaccinated, and limit your contacts.   

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

Has your at-home rapid testing kit expired? Learn if you can still use it here: https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/home-otc-covid-19-diagnostic-tests 

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.

Amigos CHWs in the Community!

CHW 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 Connections

COVID.CDC.gov 
Get the latest data about COVID-19.  You can find information about the spread of COVID, hospitalizations, death, and other statistics for Doña County and other communities.

CDC.gov/Coronavirus/2019-nCoV
Get the latest information about COVID from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including information about protecting yourself, treatment, Long COVID, and more.

The John Snow Project
This website includes videos, stories, and information that you need to protect yourself and others from COVID -- including why it's so important to do so. The people behind this project are leading scientists.

NMDOH-Logo-Color-1.jpgNew Mexico Department of Health
Although this site is updated infrequently, it is the latest information available about COVID-19 from the New Mexico Department of Health.

Pandemic Mitigation Collaborative
The most up-to-date information available about COVID since the end of the emergency declaration on May 11, 2023. This site is produced by a team of experts from Louisiana State University and updated weekly. 

 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.

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.

Office of Minority Health

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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Dona Ana County Health and Human Services