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Posted on: June 8, 2020

JIC Notes June 8, 2020

COVID-19

Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County
575-525-5801 • catherinez@donaanacounty.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. 

Regional Hospital Updates (Including: Dona Ana, Catron, Socorro, Grant, Sierra, Luna, Lincoln, Hidalgo, and Otero Counties as of 6/8/2020 1:30 p.m.)


Currently In Use
Capacity
Remaining Availability
Total ICU Capability
60
149
89




COVID Patient Hospitalization



Positive COVID Admitted
14






Ventilator Use



Vent Availability
14
89
75






Regional updates:  

City of Anthony Chief Vanessa Ordoñez, Anthony Police Dept.  Oscar Dominguez, City Manager www.cityofanthonynm.com  Police—Nothing new to report. City—Special Board meeting Friday at 1 PM. 

City of Sunland Park Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire www.sunlandpark-nm.gov  Nothing new to report.   Testing Thursday 7 AM-10 AM at the Sports Park. 

City of Las Cruces 

Jennifer Martinez 

Steve Ramirez 

www.las-cruces.org  Special meeting today to further discuss face coverings at all local businesses.   City Park and Rec beginning to re-open. 

Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire 

Dan Trujillo 

www.las-cruces.org No report. 

Las Cruces Public Schools 

Samantha Lewis 

Kelly Jameson 

www.lcps.net  Nothing new to report. 

Doña Ana County 

Catherine Zaharko 

Luce Rubio 

Jamie Michael 

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 all week.  9,000 masks have been handed out thus far.        

Doña Ana County Detention Center 

Capt. Bryan Baker 

www.donaanacounty.org/detention  No report. 

Village of Hatch 

Chief Tim Thornton, Hatch PD One positive test at city office. 

www.villageofhatch.org  

Town of Mesilla 

Dorothy Sellers 

www.mesillanm.gov  Nothing new to report.      

Memorial Medical Center 

Ryan Perkins 

www.mmclc.org   No report. 

MountainView Regional Medical 

Center 

Ben Woods 

www.mountainviewregional.com    No report.  

New Mexico State University 

Justin Bannister 

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 

Cullen Combs 

Amanda Bowen 

www.donaanacounty.org/emergency  No report.  

Southern New Mexico Correctional 

Facility 

Lt. Carlos Reyes 

https://cd.nm.gov/nmcd-prison-facilities/southern-

new-mexico-correctional-facility/  No report.   

State of NM Aging & Long-Term 

Services 

Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program  No report. 

http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us  

Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch 

Authority 

Hugo Costa, Executive Director 

www.mvrda.org   No report. 

U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso Sector 

Officer Joseph Barron 

www.cbp.gov/border-security/along-us-

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 

David Morgan 

www.cv.nmhealth.org  Today’s testing: Anthony: Public Health Office Las Cruces: Hospitals and clinics Las Cruces: Public Health Office Sunland Park: Public Health Office 

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