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[ARCHIVED] JIC Notes January 13, 2021

COVID-19

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 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  No report.           Nothing new to report. 

  

City of Sunland Park 

Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire 

www.sunlandpark-nm.gov  No report. 

City of Las Cruces 

Jennifer Martinez Nothing new to report. 

Steve Ramirez www.las-cruces.org  

Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire 

Dan Trujillo 

www.las-cruces.org Nothing new to report. 

Las Cruces Public Schools 

Samantha Lewis 

Kelly Jameson 

www.lcps.net  1) La Clinica de Familia is holding a testing event at Centennial HS. 2) LCPS has begun surveillance protocols starting January 4, 2021.  10% of staff will be monitored weekly.    

Doña Ana County 

Catherine Zaharko 

Luce Rubio 

Jamie Michael 

www.donaanacounty.org  New data will be posted on donaanacounty.org that provides more COVID related statistics.  The hospital report will still be separate as will the JIC notes.  

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 Nothing new to report. 

Memorial Medical Center 

Ryan Perkins 

www.mmclc.org  MMC continues to vaccinate our own and community healthcare workers and first responders. Three days are available for first dose administration next week for these categories.  

MountainView Regional Medical Center Ben Woods www.mountainviewregional.com   No report. 

New Mexico State University 

Justin Bannister 1) NMSU hosted 2 vaccine events, one on New Year’s Eve and another on Friday, 1/8/21.  Another is scheduled for this Friday. 2) NMSU is encouraging their students to register for the vaccine.  3) DACC will host a vaccine event on 1/29/21.  

New Mexico State University Police 

Jeff Harvey 

www.nmsupolice.com  Nothing new to report. 

Office of Emergency Management 

Stephen Lopez 

Amanda Bowen 

www.donaanacounty.org/emergency No report. 

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 

Matt Bieber 

www.cv.nmhealth.org   Testing Sites:  See attached schedule 

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