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Posted on: May 22, 2020

JIC Notes May 22, 2020

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Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools 
575-639-2121 • kjameson@lcps.net  

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 daily conference call at 10 a.m., Monday through Friday. The notes compiled during that call are made available at www.las-cruces.org and www.donaanacounty.org 

Regional Hospital Resources (Including Dona Ana, Catron, Socorro, Grant, Sierra, Luna, Lincoln, Hidalgo and Otero Counties as of May 21, 2020 at 11:30 a.m.):


Currently In UseCapacityRemaining Availability
Total ICU Capability44149105




COVID Patient Hospitalization


Positive COVID Admitted6





Ventilator Use


Vent Availability128472






Regional updates:  


City of Anthony 

Chief Vanessa Ordoñez, Anthony Police Dept.  

Oscar Dominguez, City Manager 

www.cityofanthonynm.com 

Chief Ordoñez, Anthony PD  nothing to report Friday.  

Oscar Dominguez, City Manager – nothing new to report.   

City of Sunland Park 

Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire 

www.sunlandpark-nm.gov  

Nothing new to report.  

 

City of Las Cruces 

Jennifer Martinez 

Steve Ramirez 

www.las-cruces.org  

Based on the Phase I re-opening plan of the City’s Parks and Recreation Department approved by City Council and aligned with New Mexico’s Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s extended public health emergency order and public safety guidelines, all city parks will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday, except for a few specialty areas and trails. More information can be found here:   

http://las-cruces.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2850 

Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire 

Dan Trujillo 

www.las-cruces.org 

 

Nothing new to report; no major incidents reported following yesterday’s senior celebrations at the Field of Dreams.  

Las Cruces Public Schools 

Samantha Lewis 

Kelly Jameson 

www.lcps.net  

 

Administration will be organizing a Re-Entry Task Force to address post-pandemic classroom plans. The task force will include LCPS staff, teachers, city/county representatives, a board member and resident representatives.  

Doña Ana County 

Catherine Zaharko 

Luce Rubio 

Jamie Michael 

www.donaanacounty.org  

 

No report Friday.  

 

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office 

Sgt. Robyn Gojkovich 

www.goDASO.org  

 

 Nothing new to report Friday.  

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