Doña Ana County

COVID-19 Joint Information Center - November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Joint Information Center - November 25, 2020

Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County  |  575-525-5801 | catherinez@donaanacounty.org

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.

JIC members collaborate on a weekly conference call at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. 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

APD is open Monday and Wednesday only.

The City of Anthony is seeing residents by appointment only.  Board meeting is scheduled for next Wednesday, December 2 at 6 PM.

City of Sunland Park

Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire

www.sunlandpark-nm.gov

No report.

City of Las Cruces

Jennifer Martinez

Steve Ramirez

www.las-cruces.org

Updates for the City of Las Cruces:

Friendly reminder for utilities customers:

https://www.las-cruces.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=4276

Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire

Dan Trujillo

www.las-cruces.org

No report.

Las Cruces Public Schools

Samantha Lewis

Kelly Jameson

www.lcps.net

No report.

Doña Ana County

Catherine Zaharko           

Luce Rubio

Jamie Michael

www.donaanacounty.org

No report.

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office

Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez

www.goDASO.org

No report.

Doña Ana County Detention Center

Capt. Bryan Baker                           

www.donaanacounty.org/detention

No report.

Village of Hatch

Chief Tim Thornton, Hatch PD

www.villageofhatch.org        

No report.

Town of Mesilla

Dorothy Sellers

www.mesillanm.gov

Town Hall, parks and Plaza remain closed.

Memorial Medical Center

Ryan Perkins

www.mmclc.org

Ryan thanked everyone who helped with the video.  MMC has had to close blinds on patient rooms to protect the privacy of their patients and to reduce the gathering of small crowds outside the facility. 

MountainView Regional Medical Center

Ben Woods

www.mountainviewregional.com

No report.

New Mexico State University

Justin Bannister

www.nmsu.edu

No report.

New Mexico State University Police

Deputy Chief Andrew Bowen

www.nmsupolice.com

No report.

Office of Emergency Management

Cullen Combs

Amanda Bowen

www.donaanacounty.org/emergency

New UAC lead Chief Justin Allen from the City of Las Cruces.

More data is being collected for the JIC report.  Data is updated at 9 AM and 4 PM.

The planning position will be filled by Amanda Bowen. 

If you need to get in touch with anyone on the team, please email dac-clc-oem@donaanacounty.org 

Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility

Lt. Carlos Reyes

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

No report.

State of NM Aging & Long-Term Services

Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program

http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us

No report.

Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority

Hugo Costa, Executive Director

www.mvrda.org

No report.

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

Testing sites:

  • Las Cruces DOH
  • Anthony DOH
  • Sunland Park DOH
  • NMSU 3 PM to 7 PM daily
  • Sunland Park Casino 3 PM to 7 PM daily

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