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City Manager Report

Posted on: March 31, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Joint Information Center Notes for March 29, 2021


The objective of the Joint Information Center is to streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include City of Las Cruces and Doña Ana County representatives, local hospitals, the New Mexico Department of Health, jail and prison facilities, first responders, the Las Cruces Public Schools, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and Village of Hatch.  

Joint Information Center 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 Department  

Oscar Dominguez, City Manager 


No report. 




City of Sunland Park 

Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire Department 

No report. 

City of Las Cruces 

Jennifer Martinez 

Steve Ramirez 

City employees received vaccination opportunity at Las Cruces Convention Center on Tuesday. Photos of the 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 Police Department 

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 information 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 Dunivan will be reporting next week. 

Office of Emergency Management 

Stephen Lopez 

Amanda Bowen 

No report. 

Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility 

Lt. Carlos Reyes 

State of New Mexico 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. 

New Mexico Department of Health 

David Morgan 


Testing Sites 

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