Media contact: Catherine Zaharko, Doña Ana County
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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|
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
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
www.las-cruces.org No report.
Las Cruces Public Schools
www.lcps.net Nothing new to report.
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 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.
Town of Mesilla
www.mesillanm.gov Nothing new to report.
Memorial Medical Center
www.mmclc.org No report.
MountainView Regional Medical
www.mountainviewregional.com No 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 No report.
Southern New Mexico Correctional
Lt. Carlos Reyes
new-mexico-correctional-facility/ No report.
State of NM Aging & Long-Term
Andrea Ferrales-Nevarez, Ombudsman Program No 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 Today’s testing: Anthony: Public Health Office Las Cruces: Hospitals and clinics Las Cruces: Public Health Office Sunland Park: Public Health Office