Archive | June, 2020

Inyo County Situation Update

40% Increase in Positive COVID-19 Cases Over Just Two Weeks Sparks Concerns, But Little Enforcement Action from Inyo County

During Tuesday’s, June 30, Inyo County Board of Supervisors virtual meeting, Marilyn Mann, Director of Health and Human services, reported that the county has experienced a “spike” in confirmed COVID-19 cases over the last two weeks. There are 32 current, positive COVID-19 cases, the most recent one added just that morning on Inyo County’s COVID-19 […]

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Bacterial Outbreak at CDFW Hatcheries Temporarily Halts Fish Stocking in Southern California

June 30, 2020 CDFG News hatcheries Several California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) fish hatchery facilities in the eastern Sierra and Southern California are battling a bacterial outbreak that has the potential to cause significant losses to both hatchery and wild fish populations. The outbreak of Lactococcus garvieae, which is similar to streptococcus, has sickened […]

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PHO, Dr. Boo, Modifies Mono County Face-Covering Order To Align With Recent State Of California Mandatory Guidance

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Masks Help Everyone Around You

No, you don’t have to wear a mask all the time, every time you go outside. The guidelines are well-established at this point. You are being asked to wear a mask whenever you cannot maintain social/physical distancing of at least six feet. The pandemic is a medical issue, not a political one. Follow the science […]

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Klondike Lake Opens for 2020 Season

Klondike Lake, which can be seen from US Highway 395, is about 2 miles north of Big Pine, located in an alkalini sink. It is an enhancement and mitigation project by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. While some locals swim there, it is used more for power and non-power boating. Because of […]

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Governor Newsom orders bars closed immediately in several California counties

On Sunday, June 28, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday ordered bars immediately closed in seven California counties that had only recently reopened as the result of the coronavirus spreading rapidly throughout those parts of the state. Newsom said that bars sets an especially higher risk of transmission. Eight other counties were also asked to issue […]

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Northern Inyo Hospital Offering COVID-19 Antibody Testing to Essential Workers

June 29, 2020 – NIHD News Release Northern Inyo Healthcare District now offers COVID-19 antibody tests for our community’s essential workers. This is part of an ongoing effort with state and county officials to increase local testing services. Essential workers, as defined by the state, are eligible for first come, first serve testing starting July […]

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Mammoth Police Activity Logs | June 22 to 28, 2020

Ever wonder what our local police are dealing with on a 24/7-hour basis? It’s not exactly “Hawaii 5 0” or even “Mammoth Lakes 5 0” for that matter. Mostly, they’re keeping the peace and safeguarding the community. They do that by making welfare inquiries to make sure someone is okay, dealing with animal issues from […]

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Laws Railroad Museum & Historical Site Re-Opening on Wednesday, July 1

[PRESS RELEASE – Date: June 25, 2020] The fine folks over at the Laws Railroad Museum are going to Reopen on Wednesday, July 1st! They want you to know that they will be doing their best to keep you safe while visiting the museum by following all state, county, and city guidelines. The Museum’s new […]

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