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Posted on: February 24, 2021

[ARCHIVED] JIC Notes February 24, 2021

Purple Covid Virion

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 member hold a weekly conference at 10 a.m. Wednesdays.  The notes compiled during that call are made available to the public at and  

Regional updates:  

City of Anthony Chief Vanessa Ordoñez, Anthony Police Dept.  Oscar Dominguez, City Manager No report.  

City of Sunland Park 

Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire  No report. 

City of Las Cruces 

Jennifer Martinez 

Steve Ramirez  No report. 

Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire 

Dan Trujillo Of 180 certified officers,  more than 50% received the COVID-19 vaccination. 

Las Cruces Public Schools 

Samantha Lewis 

Kelly Jameson  Meal distribution for all bus sites will end on Feb. 25.   Grab-&-go breakfast and lunch meals will still be available to all students starting Mar 1, at all school sites except Rio Grande Prep, Arrowhead Park Early College High School, and CrossRoads.   Students at all LCPS sites who attend in-person learning will be provided with breakfast and lunch at their school site.  For more details, please call Samantha or Kelly. 

Doña Ana County 

Luce Rubio 

Jamie Michael  Nothing new to report.  

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office 

Deputy Perri Marte 

Andrea Ferrales Narvaez    Nothing to report.    

Doña Ana County Detention Center 

Capt. Bryan Baker  Nothing new to report.  

Village of Hatch 

Chief Tim Thornton, Hatch PD  No report.  

Town of Mesilla 

Dorothy Sellers Nothing new to report.      

Memorial Medical Center 

Ryan Perkins  Delivered 10,000th vaccine deliver.  

MountainView Regional Medical Center 

Ben Woods    Nothing new to report.   

New Mexico State University 

Justin Bannister  No report. 

New Mexico State University Police 

Deputy Chief Andrew Bowen  Nothing new to report.  

Office of Emergency Management 

Stephen Lopez 

Amanda Bowen  Nothing new to report.  

Southern New Mexico Correctional 


Lt. Carlos Reyes


facility/  No report.   

State of NM Aging & Long-Term Services 

Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program  Nothing new to report.  

Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch 


Hugo Costa, Executive Director   No report. 

U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso Sector 

Officer Joseph Barron


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   No report. 

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