Bishop Paiute Gas Station Closed | Employee tests positive for COVID-19

Gas station closed due to employee testing positive for COVID-19

December 1, 2020 – Inyo County – The Management of the Bishop Paiute Gas Station and the Administration of the Bishop Paiute Tribe were informed this afternoon of a gas station employee testing positive for COVID-19. The employee had not been on premises since prior to November 25th.

However out of an abundance of caution, effective immediately the Bishop Paiute Gas Station is closed until Friday, December 11th and all staff has been sent home to self-quarantine. During this time, the premises will also be cleaned and disinfected.

If you have any concern of exposure from the gas station store or an employee, please refer to the COVID-19 Guidelines at or call your Primary Health Care Provider.

The Bishop Paiute Tribe is a federally recognized Indian tribe located on its 879-acre Bishop Paiute Reservation in Inyo County, California. The Reservation was formed under Congressional Act 5299, P.L. No. 43 of April 20, 1937. The Tribe is committed to the well-being of its people.

For more information please contact the Bishop Paiute Tribe at (760) 873-3584.


3 Responses to Bishop Paiute Gas Station Closed | Employee tests positive for COVID-19

  1. Ralph Buscemi December 8, 2020 at 12:14 pm #

    The pumps are still open, just no store.

  2. treehugger December 4, 2020 at 1:59 pm #

    Thumbs up to the Bishop Paiute Tribe for doing the right thing! Putting the health and safety of all the people above the profits of the tribe.

    • erik simpson December 4, 2020 at 4:06 pm #

      Amen. When this situation descended on us last spring the Tribe immediately recognized that the Casino couldn’t continue without rethinking what had to be done. Would that everyone were as conscientious.


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