Welcome to The American Miner website! We are an outreach project of The Southwest Mining Health Center, which is focused on promoting the health and safety of all miners in the Southwest United States.
On this site, you will find information from various institutions that work with and for miners. This includes health information, research related to miners’ health and safety, and resource that can be helpful to miners and their families.
If you would like additional information, please follow the links to the various institutions included here. We are here to support you, and we welcome your input. Please use the ‘Contact Us’ tab to share your ideas. Thank you for visiting The American Miner website, and please share this information with others.
For the most recent health information and recommendations related to COVID-19, please visit:
- COVID-19 in the Remote Navajo Southwest
- Video: COVID-19 Q&A – Dr. Kevin Vlahovich (Medical Director of Employee Occupational Health Services – The University of New Mexico)
COVID-19 and The Mining Community:
The following are two recent articles related to caring for miners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional research is located on the ‘Research’ tab on the top menu bar.