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Inyo County Sheriff won’t enforce Gov’s Stay at Home Order Curfew | Curfew does not include Inyo County

On Governor Newsom’s Stay at Home Order Statement from the Sheriff On November 19, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office learned that Governor Newsom would be issuing a “Limited Stay at Home Order” (curfew) to take effect Saturday, November 21, at 10 PM.  It has been the position of the Sheriff to educate citizens and visitors […]

 
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NIHD urges skipping the lab draw line in favor of appointments

As of Monday, Nov. 23, lab draws at Northern Inyo Hospital’s outpatient lab services now require an appointment. The move is not intended to inconvenience those who like to drop-in after seeing their healthcare providers. Instead, it is designed to strengthen social distancing practices and keep patients safe as the nation witnesses the third wave […]

 
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Mono County has funding for ROUND TWO of MONO C.U.R.E. Business Assistance Grant Program.

The Mono C.U.R.E. (County Unified Recovery Effort) is a business assistance grant program designed to provide assistance to businesses in unincorporated Mono County who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the statewide Stay-At-Home Executive Order and the subsequent mitigations mandated for business operations. This program is designed to provide “bridge” funding for […]

 
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U.S. Highway 395 Now Open from Wildfire Closure | State Route 14 closed | R1 Chain Controls in Mono/Inyo Counties

(November 18, 2020) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         U.S. Highway 395 Reopens from Wildfire Closure  MONO COUNTY —Caltrans and CHP have reopened U.S. Highway 395 in Mono County from Emigrant Street in Bridgeport to the Nevada State Line. The road was previously closed due to a wildfire in the area that had evacuated the town of […]

 
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Mountain View Fire, Nov. 18, 2020 Update

  MOUNTAIN VIEW FIRE NOV. 18, 2020 UPDATE Incident Website: Click on logo to left     Incident Information: Start / Report Date: Nov. 17, 2020 at 12:15 p.m. Cause: Unknown Fuels Involved: Grass, sagebrush and pinyon-juniper Size: 28,879 acres Location: Walker, California in Mono County Fatalities: 1 Injuries: 1 Structures destroyed: 80 Damage assessments […]

 
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Mammoth Lakes Town Council approves final round of Business Assistance Program for small businesses adversely affected by COVID-19

On June 17, the Mammoth Lakes Town Council approved a Business Assistance Program to provide grants to small businesses adversely affected by COVID-19. Investing Town funds into small, local businesses serves an important governmental purpose of providing much needed economic relief during these unpreceded times. The Town’s primary goals with the Business Assistance Program are […]

 
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Fire Restrictions Lifted by Inyo National Forest | November 17

The Inyo National Forest announces that fire restrictions put into place for the forest earlier this summer will be rescinded on Tuesday, November 17. Recent rain and snow, combined with increased humidity, shorter days, and cooler nighttime temperatures have prompted the forest to lift the fire restrictions. Taro Pusina, Fire Management Officer for the Inyo […]

 
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Mono County back to Red Tier/Inyo stays Orange: Newsom Announces New Immediate Actions to Curb COVID-19 Transmission

New actions include pulling an emergency brake in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy and strengthening face covering mandate Vast majority of counties are in the most restrictive tier starting tomorrow SACRAMENTO – As COVID-19 cases sharply increase across the country and California, Governor Gavin Newsom and state public health officials announced immediate actions today […]

 
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Testing schedule this week from the Mono County Health Department:

REVISED: Public Health testing on Thursday in Walker has been changed to Mammoth Lakes. Schedule below has been revised to reflect the change. Get Tested! Let’s get and stay on top of this virus. Testing also available for contact tracing referrals and symptomatic clients referred from the 211 Nurse Line. – max 60 tests/day. COVID-19 […]

 
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Required Inyo County Vote Audit to Start Tuesday, November 24, 2020

INDEPENDENCE, CA – Kammi Foote, Inyo County Clerk, announces that Inyo County will conduct a Risk Limiting Audit in addition to the required 1% post-election manual tally of the ballots cast in the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election. The risk-limiting audit is a procedure that provides strong statistical evidence that the election outcome is […]

 
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