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  • In response to New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s recent order, announcing statewide restrictions due to an unprecedented spike in the number of COVID-19 illnesses, the Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office, along with the Treasurer’s and Assessor’s Office limited in-person services at the Government Center, 845 N. Motel Blvd.  

    To view the latest information regarding COVID-19 in New Mexico, please visit the New Mexico Department of Health at

  •     Most Doña Ana County offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 to enable employees to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.

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  • Eligibility guidelines for business continuity grants were just updated and Doña Ana County wants to ensure all eligible businesses can apply for financial relief, as soon as possible.

    “The CARES Act Relief Fund monies are available and the criteria was just expanded to ensure all businesses who could use help, receive funds to pay for COVID-19 related costs,” said County Manager Fernando R. Macias.  “Supporting our business community is the reason we sought these funds.  Now business owners must apply to access these continuity grants.”

  • Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County  |  575-525-5801 |

    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.

  • Doña Ana County seeks two applicants to serve on the Mesilla Valley Public Housing Authority Commission, a five-member board of volunteers.

  • LAS CRUCES, NM – Nov. 3 -  Doña Ana County’s total general election turnout surpassed 82,500 voters with a little more than 40,000 early in-person voters, a little more than 27,500 absentee voters, and almost 15,000 voters who cast ballots on Election Day. The county is home to a little less than 129,000 registered voters.

  • Most Doña Ana County offices will close Wednesday, Nov. 11 to enable employees to celebrate and honor our veterans. 

  •       Doña Ana County’s Local Driving While Intoxicated Grant Program Workshop will be held remotely, for the first time ever, via Zoom, on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

          The Local DWI Council, led by County Health and Human Services staff hosts a yearly LDWI Workshop with representatives from law enforcement, educational and healthcare agencies to identify ways to help improve treatment, recovery, prevention and enforcement of alcohol use, including binge drinking and driving under the influence.