LifePoint Health Honors Memorial’s Karl Ngoye with 2020 National Mercy Award Las Cruces ICU nurse awarded company’s highest honor   Brentwood, Tennessee (November 6, 2020) – LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®, has named Karl Ngoye from Memorial Medical Center (MMC) in Las Cruces, NewRead More →

District Launches Response and Reporting Dashboard  COVID-19 Cases, Health Screenings Reported     Las Cruces Public Schools unveiled a new comprehensive dashboard on its website that reports positive COVID-19 cases within the district and illustrates how LCPS tracks staff wellness. Visitors to the page can view a cumulative list of which schools have reported positive test results and what health criteria are usedRead More →

City Council Extends Mayor’s Emergency Proclamation The Las Cruces City Council unanimously approved an extension to Mayor Ken Miyagishima’s Emergency Proclamation 2020-06 at a Special Meeting conducted via video conference on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. The Mayor signed the Proclamation at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26 and it became effective atRead More →

NMSU/DACC RECEIVES GRANT TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO ORAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN SOUTHERN DOÑA ANA COUNTY  New Mexico State University (NMSU) – Doña Ana Community College (DACC) has announced that the NMSU Foundation-Happy Smiles program, received a $15,000 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) throughRead More →

Burrell College, NM Dept of Health to Host “BOO to the Flu” on Halloween  What: No cost flu shots at “BOO to the Flu” When: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31 Where: 3501 Arrowhead Dr., Las Cruces, NM, 88001 The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine and the New Mexico Department ofRead More →

BeWellnm to Hold Virtual Health Insurance Enrollment Events in Las Cruces   (Albuquerque, NM) BeWellnm, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, is the place to shop, buy, and compare health insurance plans, and will host virtual enrollment events for the Las Cruces area starting on Thursday, Nov. 12. The freeRead More →

Positive COVID Test Prompts Picacho Shutdown   A staff member who reported a positive COVID-19 test on Wednesday evening has prompted Las Cruces Public Schools to close Picacho Middle School for two weeks, following guidance from the New Mexico Public Education Department and the state’s public health orders.   The school had re-openedRead More →