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Posted on: March 31, 2021

[ARCHIVED] JIC Notes March 29, 2021


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 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 

City Employees received vaccination opportunity at Las Cruces Convention Center on Tuesday. Photos of event are on City’s facebook page.  

Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire 

Dan Trujillo 

Nothing new to report. 

Las Cruces Public Schools 

Samantha Lewis 

Kelly Jameson 

On track for re-entry on Apr. 6. 

LCPS is willing to provide a testing site at games. 

Willing to explore ideas. 

Doña Ana County 

Luce Rubio 

Jamie Michael 

No report. 

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office 

Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez 

No report. 

Doña Ana County Detention Center 

Capt. Bryan Baker 

No report.  

Village of Hatch 

Chief Tim Thornton, Hatch PD 

No report. 

Town of Mesilla 

Dorothy Sellers 

No report. 

Memorial Medical Center 

Ryan Perkins/Andrew Cummins 

We are at or near the 18,500 doses administered mark and will be doing another round of first doses next week. This sign-up info will be shared on our social media channels. 


MountainView Regional Medical Center 

Catherine Zaharko 

 No report. 

New Mexico State University 

Justin Bannister 

No report. 

New Mexico State University Police 

Jeff Harvey/Justin Dunivan 

Nothing new to report. 

Justin D. will be reporting in next week. 

Office of Emergency Management 

Stephen Lopez 

Amanda Bowen 

No report. 

Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility 

Lt. Carlos Reyes 

State of NM Aging & Long-Term Services 

Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program 

No report. 

Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority 

Hugo Costa, Executive Director 

No report. 

U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso Sector 

Officer Joseph Barron 


No Report. 

NM Department of Health 

David Morgan 


Testing Sites 

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