Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County
575-525-5801 • email@example.com
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.
REGIONAL HOSPITAL RESOURCES (INCLUDES: Dona Ana, Catron, Socorro, Grant, Sierra, Luna, Lincoln, Hidalgo, and Otero Counties):
|CURRENTLY IN USE||CAPACITY||REMAINING AVAILABILITY|
|TOTAL ICU CAPABILITY||48||149||101|
|COVID PATIENT HOSPITALIZATION|
|POSITIVE COVID ADMITTED||12|
City of Anthony Chief Vanessa Ordoñez, Anthony Police Dept. Oscar Dominguez, City Manager The city gave away 1,800 masks on Wednesday. There is concern about the growing number of COVID-19 cases in El Paso.
City of Sunland Park
Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire
www.sunlandpark-nm.gov On June 11, 2020, a DOH “TAG” testing will be held from 7 AM-10 AM.
City of Las Cruces
www.las-cruces.org Special City Council meeting being held today to discuss utilization of face coverings throughout the city.
Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire
www.las-cruces.org Nothing new to report.
Las Cruces Public Schools
www.lcps.net Zoom meeting today with the athletic directors to discuss how athletics will be handled in the new school year. Samantha will send out a press release
Doña Ana County
www.donaanacounty.org Nothing new to report.
Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office
Sgt. Robyn Gojkovich
www.goDASO.org Sheriff is handing 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 No report.
MountainView Regional Medical
www.mountainviewregional.com Nothing new to report.
New Mexico State University
www.nmsu.edu Face to face classes will resume in August with a few exceptions and a hybrid model for some classes. NMSU has put together “tiger teams” to facilitate the return to campus strategies.
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/ No report.
State of NM Aging & Long-Term
Services Nothing new to report.
Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us
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