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The City of Albuquerque Office of Emergency Management is conducting a public meeting, via Zoom, to update the 2020 Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Hazard Mitigation Plan. This plan describes hazards that could threaten the Albuquerque-Bernalillo Count... Read More


Bernalillo County and the BernCo Sheriff’s Office are aware of coronavirus (COVID-19) related scams trying to steal personal information from residents.

Residents are warned that callers, impersonating healthcare services and providers, are aski... Read More


Bernalillo County Manager Julie Morgas Baca is asking the community to be alert, take the necessary safety precautions, and follow the Centers for Disease Control guidelines with regard to the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus), while exercising “Cal... Read More


Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday announced that three New Mexico residents tested presumptive positive for COVID-19, the first confirmed cases in the state.

Per the state Department of Health, two of the... Read More


Bernalillo County will partner with the State of New Mexico for Project 25 (P25) land mobile radio (LMR) to improve public safety operations within the county and across the state. The ASTRO 25 radio system, which will be deployed and maintained by l... Read More


The County Commission Tuesday night voted to authorize the county manager to accept $384,190 from the State of New Mexico Enhanced 911 Fund to purchase new 911 dispatch consoles for the Bernalillo County Emergency Communications Department.

These cons... Read More


The City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department and Bernalillo County Planning and Development Services Department announced today that the first West Nile virus positive mosquitoes of 2019 were collected in Bernalillo County in the past week... Read More


The BernCo Juvenile Justice Continuum Board, in collaboration with the New Mexico Children, Youth and Family Department’s Juvenile Probation Office, invite the community to a Unity Resource Fair to help citizens to learn about local resources a... Read More


The Bernalillo County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is providing support to public safety and security at the 2018 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Bernalillo County will be providing equipment and personnel during the ... Read More


Bernalillo County is participating in a nationwide exercise at 12:18 p.m., New Mexico time, on Wednesday, Oct. 3 to test national wireless emergency alerts and the emergency alert system in general.

The test, coordinated by the Federal Emergency Manag... Read More

Behavioral Health Initiative

Having a peer help people navigate their recovery and mental stability can be the key to lasting success. According to a study done in 2011 by the University of Texas, “43% of Community Centers indicated the most significant benefit is peer spe... Read More


The Behavioral Health Initiative touches people from all walks of life.

This piece introduces you two three folks from different walks of life what are being helped by the Behavioral Health Initiative in Bernalillo County.

Bernalillo County Manager Jul... Read More

Behavioral Health Initiative

Non-profit, government and private sector leaders are all joining in the battle to save the lives of those who are struggling with an addiction.

Starting in September, Serenity Mesa, a local non-profit and recovery center will be growing their impact ... Read More


The BernCo Senior and Social Services Office is collaborating with the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department to offer training to community members on the proper way to safely pick up and dispose of syringes.

On July 30, Bernalillo Count... Read More

Behavioral Health Initiative

On May 22, 2018, Bernalillo County leaders officially opened the county’s new Resource Reentry Center [RRC], a first stop for individuals released from the Metropolitan Detention Center as they reintegrate into the community. The RRC will help ... Read More

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