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 City of Anthony will be reopening all of the facilities on the 19th. Board voted to reopen City Hall, Library and all of the parks.
City of Sunland Park
Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire
www.sunlandpark-nm.gov No report.
City of Las Cruces
www.las-cruces.org Working with DOH, County, NMSU to get MegaPod at Pan Am on April 17. (No longer at Convention Center on 17th, Just PanAm) - See info below at NMDOH.
Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire
www.las-cruces.org No report.
Las Cruces Public Schools
www.lcps.net Started including the number of positive student cases in the COVID dashboard and had a number of positive cases last week that caused students to switch to remote learning in isolation.
Doña Ana County
Luce Rubio No report.
Jamie Michael/Corrie Stone www.donaanacounty.org Government Center is closer to a full reopening. HR is developing protocols. Had an employee/family vaccine clinic last week.
Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office
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 Nothing to report.
Town of Mesilla
www.mesillanm.gov No report.
Memorial Medical Center
Ryan Perkins/Andrew Cummins
www.mmclc.org MMC continuing 2nd doses of Pfizer more than 21,000 doses so far.
MountainView Regional Medical
www.mountainviewregional.com Have held 32 clinics and distributed 7,219 vaccines. Attendees expressed appreciation for MountainView’s participation.
New Mexico State University
Justin Bannister NMSU released a News Release on Tuesday that NMSU vaccination events have paused because they were using the J & J vaccine. Look to be switching to another vaccine in the coming weeks.
New Mexico State University Police
www.nmsupolice.com Nothing new to report.
Office of Emergency Management
www.donaanacounty.org/emergency No report.
Southern New Mexico Correctional
Lt. Carlos Reyes https://cd.nm.gov/nmcd-prison-facilities/southern-new-mexico-correctional-facility/
State of NM Aging & Long-Term
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
borders/border-patrol-sectors/el-paso-sector-texas No Report.
NM Department of Health
www.cv.nmhealth.org State has paused J&J vaccine.Las Cruces Pan Am Clinic Saturday Info: https://www.nmhealth.org/news/awareness/2021/4/?view=1454