Media contact: Kelly Jameson, Las Cruces Public Schools
575-639-2121 • 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 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 Use||Capacity||Remaining Availability|
|Total ICU Capability||44||149||105|
|COVID Patient Hospitalization|
|Positive COVID Admitted||6|
City of Anthony
Chief Vanessa Ordoñez, Anthony Police Dept.
Oscar Dominguez, City Manager
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
Nothing new to report.
City of Las Cruces
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:
Las Cruces Police / Las Cruces Fire
Nothing new to report; no major incidents reported following yesterday’s senior celebrations at the Field of Dreams.
Las Cruces Public Schools
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
No report Friday.
Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office
Sgt. Robyn Gojkovich
Nothing new to report Friday.