Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County
575-525-5801 • firstname.lastname@example.org
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, Wednesday and Friday. 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 Board meeting 5:30 PM on Thursday.
City of Sunland Park No report.
Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire www.sunlandpark-nm.gov
City of Las Cruces
www.las-cruces.org A special meeting of the City Council will be held on Friday at 9:30 AM regarding the use of face coverings in Las Cruces.
Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire
www.las-cruces.org One officer tested positive for COVID-19. He is on medical leave and under quarantine.
Las Cruces Public Schools
www.lcps.net Starting re-entry task force that will address communications, operations, health and safety, instruction, student support, athletics, and technology. Initial plan should be rolled out the first week of July. Mask distribution by DASO at Fairacres Elementary on June 11, 2020.
Doña Ana County
www.donaanacounty.org Nothing new to report.
Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office
Sgt. Robyn Gojkovich
www.goDASO.org Sheriff to hand out masks throughout the county.
Doña Ana County Detention Center
Capt. Bryan Baker
www.donaanacounty.org/detention Nothing new to report.
Village of Hatch
Chief Tim Thornton, Hatch PD
www.villageofhatch.org No report.
Town of Mesilla Dorothy Sellers www.mesillanm.gov Nothing new to report.
Memorial Medical Center
www.mmclc.org Nothing new to report.
MountainView Regional Medical
www.mountainviewregional.com Nothing new to report.
New Mexico State University
www.nmsu.edu Nothing new to report.
New Mexico State University Police
Deputy Chief Andrew Bowen
www.nmsupolice.com Nothing new to report.
Office of Emergency Management
www.donaanacounty.org/emergency Nothing new to report.
Southern New Mexico Correctional
Lt. Carlos Reyes
new-mexico-correctional-facility/ Nothing new to report.
State of NM Aging & Long-Term Services Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us Nothing new to report.
Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch
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 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
www.cv.nmhealth.org Testing for Wednesday: · Sunland Park Public Health Office-8:30-11:30 · Las Cruces Public Health Office-8:30-4 Pm