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  • Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, as the Government Center closed, most Doña Ana County departments have been working remotely and continued to provide essential services.   To observe the Memorial Day holiday, most departments will discontinue teleworking on Monday, May 25 and the Government Center will be closed for voting.  

    Emergency services and law enforcement in the field will not be affected, but the administrative offices of the Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office will be closed for the day.

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools      575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net  

    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 Village of Hatch.  

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools   575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net

    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 Village of Hatch.

  • The Department of Health will conducting COVID-19 testing and screening at the following sites in Dona Ana County, through May 26.

    Date

    Location

    COVID-19 Screening and Testing

    Friday, May 15

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools   575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net  

    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 Village of Hatch.  

  • The Doña Ana County Flood Commission recently installed seven new stations bringing the total number staff operates to 29, expanding the County’s Flood Warning System by 24 percent.

    The new automated weather and rainfall stations were installed at the Butterfield Trail Ranch, Chaparral Fire Station, Rincon Fire Station, Radium Springs, Lower Bilbo, West Mesa Cothern and the Williams Family Ranch, near Chamberino.  All 29 stations collect a variety of data and continuously report rainfall depth, air temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction, over a radio network, via repeaters at Caballo Peak, A mountain and in Chaparral, to a central base station at the Government Center.

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools 575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net  

    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 Village of Hatch.  

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools    575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net  

    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 Village of Hatch.  

  • Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools   575-639-2121  kjameson@lcps.net  

    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 Village of Hatch.  

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