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.
City of Anthony Chief Vanessa Ordoñez, Anthony Police Dept. Oscar Dominguez, City Manager www.cityofanthonynm.com Four officers of 10 have been given their first vaccine. 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 1) The library has laptops and hot spots that residents can check out for up to 21 days.
Steve Ramirez www.las-cruces.org 2) DOH partnership with city is working on vaccine distribution.
Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire
www.las-cruces.org Nothing new to report.
Las Cruces Public Schools
www.lcps.net 1) Governor has announced that in-person and hybrid models will go into effect based on decision of local school boards. LCPS board meets next week to vote. 2) 1,000 educators have been vaccinated. Further vaccinations are on hold per DOH.
Doña Ana County
www.donaanacounty.org Nothing new to report.
Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office
www.goDASO.org DASO offices closed to public except for Wednesdays from 8-5. PPE inventory is good. Some deputies have been vaccinated.
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
www.mesillanm.gov Mesilla Town Hall has reopened.
Memorial Medical Center
Ryan Perkins MMC continues to vaccinate our own and community healthcare workers as well as first responders. Three
www.mmclc.org days (900 doses) are available for first dose administration next week for these categories.
MountainView Regional Medical
www.mountainviewregional.com No report.
New Mexico State University
www.nmsu.edu Spring classes started this week. Now.nmsu.edu is new site with FAQs and dashboard.
New Mexico State University Police
Deputy Chief Andrew Bowen
www.nmsupolice.com Nothing new to report.
Office of Emergency Management
www.donaanacounty.org/emergency No report.
Southern New Mexico Correctional
Lt. Carlos Reyes
new-mexico-correctional-facility/ No report.
State of NM Aging & Long-Term
Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program
http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us Volunteers are getting vaccinated.
Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch
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