La Familia Recognized for Immunization Record
The New Mexico Department of Health Immunization Coalition officially "recognized and applauded" La Familia for achieving a childhood immunization greater than 90% in 2012.
New Mexico children between the ages of 24 and 36 months should be vaccinated for a range of diseases including measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis and polio. Our record was described in the Coalition report in the following statement: La Familia...has maintained excellent standards and protocols regarding vaccine management and delivery and has achieved almost perfect immunization rates."
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La Familia Honored by the Santa Fe Professional Business Women
La Familia Medical Center was named the Employer of the Year by the Santa Fe Professional Business Women. The award is given annually to one non-profit and for for profit business for "investing in and implementing outstanding work/life policies and programs for its employees, their families and the community."
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LFMC Receives CDC Grant to Address Health Disparities
On March 1, 2013 La Familia received notification of an award of $148,000 from the Centers for Disease Control. The goal of program (REACH Su Communidad Consortium) is to fund a community-wide effort to improve the overall health and wellness of Hispanics/Latinos and other minority populations in five states.
La Familia (a sub-recipient under Hidalgo Medical Services in Silver City) will lead the effort in Santa Fe County and will be joined by a Community Leadership Team made up of grocers, farmers, nutritionists and public employees who are engaged in efforts at the City and State to impr... Full Story
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La Familia: 40 Years of Care
(Reprinted with permission from THE NEW MEXICAN)Neal Devitt received a National Health Service Corps Scholarship to attend medical school. After graduating from Rush University Medical School in Chicago, he came to Santa Fe’s La Familia Medical Center in 1984 to pay back his four-year obligation.
The soft-spoken doctor, who is said to be a good listener, has been there ever since.During the last 28 years, Devitt has seen the facility expand to meet the growing and changing health care needs of more than 11,000 Santa Feans and become one of the most well-loved institutions in the city.Wh... Full Story