The objective of the Joint Information Center is to streamline communication between local government agencies during the COVID-19 response. Partner organizations include representatives from the City of Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, local hospitals, the New Mexico Department of Health, Doña Ana County Detention Center, Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility, first responders, the Las Cruces Public Schools, the Town of Mesilla, City of Anthony, City of Sunland Park and Village of Hatch.
Joint Information Center members collaborate on a weekly conference call at 10 a.m. Wednesday. 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 Department. Oscar Dominguez, City Manager. www.cityofanthonynm.com.
The City of Anthony Motor Vehicle Division will go back to walk-ins. There are no other changes.
City of Sunland Park
Capt. Dennis Schoen, Sunland Park Fire Department. www.sunlandpark-nm.gov
City of Las Cruces
Jennifer Martinez, Steve Ramirez. www.las-cruces.org.
City government will reintroduce employees who have been working remotely from home. City employees will be required to report onsite a minimum of three days per week beginning Monday, May 3.
Las Cruces Police Department/Las Cruces Fire Department
Dan Trujillo. www.las-cruces.org.
Las Cruces Public Schools
Samantha Lewis, Kelly Jameson. www.lcps.net.
Doña Ana County
Luce Rubio, Corrie Stone, Eric B., Jamie MIchael. www.donaanacounty.org.
Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office
Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez. www.goDASO.org.
Doña Ana County Detention Center
Capt. Bryan Baker. www.donaanacounty.org/detention.
Village of Hatch
Chief Tim Thornton, Hatch Police Department. www.villageofhatch.org.
Town of Mesilla
Dorothy Sellers. www.mesillanm.gov.
Memorial Medical Center
Ryan Perkins, Andrew Cummins. www.mmclc.org.
Memorial Medical Center final doses for the public have been administered. Thanks to everyone for making this such a success. Memorial Medical Center will continue to push vaccine messaging to get people to sign up through the New Mexico Department of Health.
MountainView Regional Medical Center
Catherine Zaharko. www.mountainviewregional.com.
MountainView Regional Medical Center is re-opening its cafeteria to visitors as the hospital continues to monitor the decline in cases in the community.
New Mexico State University
Justin Bannister. www.nmsu.edu.
New Mexico State University Police
Jeff Harvey, Justin Dunivan. www.nmsupolice.com.
Office of Emergency Management
Stephen Lopez, Amanda Bowen. www.donaanacounty.org/emergency.
Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility
Lt. Carlos Reyes. https://cd.nm.gov/nmcd-prison-facilities/southern-new-mexico-correctional-facility/..
State of New Mexico Aging & Long-Term Services
Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program. http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us.
Mesilla Valley Regional Dispatch Authority
Hugo Costa, Executive Director. www.mvrda.org.
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.
New Mexico Department of Health
David Morgan. www.cv.nmhealth.org.