Doña Ana County

Centro de Información Conjunta COVID19 - 25 de marzo de 2020

Centro de Información Conjunta COVID19 - 25 de marzo de 2020

The Joint Information Center, JIC is comprised of Public Information Officers representing several organizations, across Doña Ana County. The group meets remotely, regularly to share information regarding concerns related to COVID-19 and assess its impact on Doña Ana County residents. Information is disseminated through traditional media channels and updates are posted to the Doña Ana County website at and at


  1. City of Anthony 

Except for PD, city is closed since Tuesday until further notice, including MVD.   

  1. City of Sunland Park 

Operations are same as yesterday. Looking at city’s website and adding link to COVID-19 information. Social media will be updated also. Currently dealing with an earthquake that happened just after 9 a.m. Magnitude is 4.7 about 200 miles away 

  1. City of Las Cruce 

Nothing new to report, updated website with solid waste restrictions related to landfill hours.  Mayor is working on his segment of the PSA. Considering closing Foothills site. Residents are encouraged to check website for updates.   

  1. Las Cruces Police Department  

No update.  

  1. Las Cruces Public Schools 

Finalized PSA script for local trusted voices. Teachers, counselors and staff working on PED on guidance for Class of 2020. Updating public on any changes to that. Still working to promote Census 2020 on social media and web. Leadership pushing instructional information to families 

  1. Doña Ana County 
  • Recently distributed SCSWA limiting transfer stationLimiting bags of waste. Rural stations open only on weekends. Not accepting coupons to limit contact.  
  • County leadership collaborated yesterday to finalize meeting plans. 
  1. Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office 

Nothing new operationally. Still working on process for priority testing.

  1. Village of Hatch 

No report.  

  1. Town of Mesilla 

Nothing new for Thursday 

  1. Memorial Medical Center 

Nothing new to report  

  1. Mountain View Regional Medical Center 

Nothing new to report    

  1. New Mexico State University 

NMSU is looking at food insecurity issues on campus. Aggie Cupboard is food bank on campus and has seen double the demand, but fewer donations. Typically work with outside donations, Casa de Peregrinos, and Roadrunner Food Bank.     

  1. New Mexico State University Police  

Nothing new to report on Thursday.    

  1. Office of Emergency Management (OEM) 

Pushing out information on processes available for symptomatic first responders to get testing.  

  1. Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility 

No report Wednesday  

  1. State of NM Aging & Long-Term Illness 

On second phase of handing out tablets to those inside assisted living facilities. Ensuring all necessary precautions are being followed by staff. No unsafe discharges: have seen increases from families coming in to move people back home across state lines.  

  1. Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority (MVRDA) 

Nothing new to report  

  1. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, El Paso Sector 

No report Thursday 

  1. New Mexico Department of Health 

      New Mexico repo