Doña Ana County

COVID-19 Joint Information Center - May 22, 2020

COVID-19 Joint Information Center - May 22, 2020

 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.  

JIC members collaborate on a daily conference call at 10 a.m., Monday through Friday. The notes compiled during that call are made available at www.las-cruces.org and www.donaanacounty.org.  

 

Regional updates:  

City of Anthony 

Chief Vanessa Ordoñez, Anthony Police Dept.  

Oscar Dominguez, City Manager 

www.cityofanthonynm.com 

Chief Ordoñez, Anthony PD – nothing to report Friday.  

Oscar Dominguez, City Manager – nothing new to report.   

City of Sunland Park 

Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire 

www.sunlandpark-nm.gov  

Nothing new to report.  

 

City of Las Cruces 

Jennifer Martinez 

Steve Ramirez 

www.las-cruces.org  

Based on the Phase I re-opening plan of the City’s Parks and Recreation Department approved by City Council and aligned with New Mexico’s Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s extended public health emergency order and public safety guidelines, all city parks will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday, except for a few specialty areas and trails. More information can be found here:   

http://las-cruces.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2850 

Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire 

Dan Trujillo 

www.las-cruces.org 

 

Nothing new to report; no major incidents reported following yesterday's senior celebrations at the Field of Dreams.  

Las Cruces Public Schools 

Samantha Lewis 

Kelly Jameson 

www.lcps.net  

 

Administration will be organizing a Re-Entry Task Force to address post-pandemic classroom plans. The task force will include LCPS staff, teachers, city/county representatives, a board member and resident representatives.  

Doña Ana County 

Catherine Zaharko 

Luce Rubio 

Jamie Michael 

www.donaanacounty.org  

 

No report Friday.  

 

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office 

Sgt. Robyn Gojkovich 

www.goDASO.org  

 

 Nothing new to report Friday.  

Doña Ana County Detention Center 

Capt. Bryan Baker 

www.donaanacounty.org/detention 

 

Nothing new to report Friday. 

 

 

Village of Hatch 

Chief Tim Thornton, Hatch PD 

www.villageofhatch.org  

 

Nothing new to report Friday. 

 

 

Town of Mesilla 

Dorothy Sellers 

www.mesillanm.gov  

 

Nothing new to report Friday.  

 

 

 

 

Memorial Medical Center 

Ryan Perkins 

www.mmclc.org  

 

Reminder: will not have drive-through testing with DOH on Monday.  

 

 

MountainView Regional Medical Center 

Ben Woods 

www.mountainviewregional.com  

 

Nothing new to report Friday. 

 

 

 

  

New Mexico State University 

Justin Bannister 

www.nmsu.edu  

 

Nothing new to report Friday. 

New Mexico State University Police 

Deputy Chief Andrew Bowen 

www.nmsupolice.com  

 

Nothing new to report Friday. 

 

 

 

Office of Emergency Management 

Cullen Combs 

Amanda Bowen 

www.donaanacounty.org/emergency 

 

Nothing new to report Friday. 

   

Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility 

Lt. Carlos Reyes 

https://cd.nm.gov/nmcd-prison-facilities/southern-new-mexico-correctional-facility/ 

 

Nothing new to report Friday. 

 

 

 

State of NM Aging & Long-Term Services 

Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program 

http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us 

 

Nothing new to report Friday. 

 

 

 

Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority 

Hugo Costa, Executive Director 

www.mvrda.org  

 

Nothing new to report Friday. 

 

 

 

 

U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso Sector 

Officer Joseph Barron 

www.cbp.gov/border-security/along-us-borders/border-patrol-sectors/el-paso-sector-texas 

 

Due to staffing constraints, CBP will not be contributing daily updates to the Joint Information Center. Occasional messages will be passed along via email as necessary.    

 

NM Department of Health 

David Morgan 

www.cv.nmhealth.org  

DOH will be hosting a TAG site at the public health office on Solano on Memorial Day from 7 a.m., to 10 a.m.  

 

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