Membership of the Health Council is made up of individuals representing healthcare, public safety, education, and community service organizations from all five major communities in the county.
The Health Council is made up of no less than nine and no more than 18 voting members. Perspective candidates will submit an application to the Health Council for approval by the members and the Lea County Commission.
The council has enabled its members to learn about the services that other members and their organizations provides, share resources and helps multiple agencies come together to work toward common goals. They feel it has strengthened their communication and helped eliminate duplication of services.
Membership Categories consist of:
• Behavioral Health
• Civic/community Non-Profit
• County Wide/Business
• Emergency Management
• Fire Department
• Hospice & Home Health Care
• Law Enforcement
• New Mexico Junior College
• Tatum Senior Center
• Lovington/Nor-Lea Hospital District
• Hobbs/Lea Regional Medical Center
• Jal Health Clinic
• Presbyterian Medical Services