Farmington Police Department is the recipient of a $250,000 grant, which it plans to use as retention bonuses for current officers. San Juan Regional Medical Center is now offering a telehealth partnership with Presbyterian Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to better serve infants and their families, and if you need something to do over the holidays, events abound in Farmington. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Big Idea Makerspace at San Juan College and CMIT Solutions
Farmington Police Department is the recipient of a $250,000 grant which it plans to use as a retention bonus for current officers. San Juan Regional Medical Center is now offering a telehealth partnership with Presbyterian Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to better serve infants and their families. And if you need something to do over the holidays, events abound in Farmington. You're watching the Local News Roundup brought to you by The Big Idea Maker Space at San Juan College and CMIT Solutions. I'm Haley Upsell. Farmington police Department has announced it has received $250,000 from a state grant program that aims to support New Mexico's police departments through cash grants to law enforcement agencies. The grant money is part of the Law Enforcement Recruitment Fund, which is passed during the last legislative session and aims to help fill funding gaps in agencies across the state. The money will be divided into three installments, $112,500 this year, $112,500 next year, and the remaining balance the third year. Farmington Police will use the money as a retention bonus for current officers. Learn more about the Farmington Police Department at fmtn.org/202/police-department. San Juan Regional Medical Center has announced a telehealth partnership with its Childbirth Center and Presbyterian Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The partnership, enabled by the purchase of an Amwell Telemedicine Cart, will allow for San Juan Regional Medical Center to keep newborns who require a higher level of care in its Level Two Special Care Nursery instead of needing to transfer them to another facility. This means that infants in need of specialized care can stay closer to family, but benefit from Presbyterian specialists 24/7 with the use of the Amwell Telemedicine Cart. Learn more about San Juan Regional Medical Center and its Childbirth Center at sanjuanregional.com. Kids going stir crazy without school? Want to take a break from cooking, baking, and other holiday activities? Make sure to stay up to date on local holiday events happening in Farmington this holiday season. Visit farmingtonnm.org/events for the latest lists of events, activities, and fun for all ages. That's it for this week's Local News Roundup. I am Haley Opsal.
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