Doña Ana County


COVID-19 Joint Information Center - June 16, 2021

COVID-19 Joint Information Center - June 16, 2021

OBJECTIVE: To streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include city and county representatives, local hospitals, the Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public School district, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park, and the Village of Hatch.

Joint Information Center (JIC) members collaborate on a weekly conference call at 10 a.m. every Wednesday. The notes compiled during that call are made available at and

Regional updates:

City of Anthony

Chief Vanessa Ordoñez, Anthony Police Dept.

Oscar Dominguez, City Manager

No report.

City of Sunland Park

Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire

No report.

City of Las Cruces

Jennifer Martinez

Steve Ramirez

Many City facilities are still closed but with 100+ degree temperatures, cooling stations will open for relief. See link above for details.

Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire

Dan Trujillo

No report.

Las Cruces Public Schools

Samantha Lewis

Kelly Jameson

No report.

Doña Ana County

Luce Rubio

Corrie Stone

Eric Bransford

Jamie Michael

No report.

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office

Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez

No report.

Doña Ana County Detention Center

Bryan Baker, Director

No report.

Village of Hatch

Chief Tim Thornton, Hatch PD

No report.

Town of Mesilla

Dorothy Sellers

Nothing new to report.

Memorial Medical Center

Ryan Perkins

Andrew Cummins

No report.

MountainView Regional Medical Center

Catherine Zaharko

Easing restrictions, temperature checks with greeters are wrapping up. Volunteers & Senior Amigos Program will be back in July.

New Mexico State University

Justin Bannister

Covid concerns are easing. The public is invited to 4th of July
celebration with the City of Las Cruces. (Gin Blossoms are performing on the NMSU campus.)

New Mexico State University Police

Jeff Harvey

Justin Dunivan

Nothing new to report.

Office of Emergency Management

Stephen Lopez

Amanda Bowen

No report.

Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility

Lt. Carlos Reyes

No report.

State of NM Aging & Long-Term Services

Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program

No report. 

Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority

Hugo Costa, Executive Director

No report.

U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso Sector

Officer Joseph Barron

No report.

NM Department of Health

David Morgan

No report.