Disposition Program

The Otero Count Healthcare Services Department and Administrators extend out deepest compassion to you at this difficult time. The Indigent/Unclaimed Disposition Program works within the geographical boundaries of Otero County. After all information has been gather and processed, Otero County will make the determination to cover the cost of the cremation.

  1. Mission
  2. Purpose
  3. Services
  4. Eligibility
  5. The Remains
  6. FAQs

It is our mission to provide a deserved, lawful, proper, and dignified manner of disposition for those decedent residents who are indigent or go unclaimed upon death. Otero County respects each individual in the community and will treat all with maximum regard and dignity.