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Inyo County COVID-19 Update

It has been brought to our attention that the the MyTurn system updated clinic links late last evening and unfortunately the previously provided codes emailed out yesterday are non-functional. We apologize for any inconvenience or frustration this may have caused you. NEW links have been embedded below.   Se nos ha informado que el sistema MyTurn […]

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Smoke/Haze Info from Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control Board

  This year’s wildland fire/smoke season has impacted the Eastern Sierra late in what is now an extended fire season—similar to last year. As of late Friday morning, only Bishop and Mono Lake are rated as “unhealthy” for particulate matter from the Mosquito Fire burning in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada. According to […]

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Inyo County Added to Air Quality Health Advisory for Tri-County Areas

  Air Quality Health Advisory for Tri-County Areas Affected Communities: Alpine County communities with the potential for impact to Mono County communities – Note: Inyo County has been added Smoke Source: Mosquito and Yosemite Fires Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District is issuing an Air Quality Health Advisory through September 10, 2022, based on […]

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Mono County Public Health Urges Residents and Visitors to Stay Cool During California Heat Wave

A heat wave with dangerously high temperatures is expected to continue to impact California this week. Mono County Public Health urges residents and visitors to take precautions in an effort to help reduce the risk of heat-related health problems. Summer heat waves can be dangerous. A very high body temperature can damage the brain and […]

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Pleasant Valley Reservoir Water Quality and Safety Reminder for Labor Day Weekend 2022

      (September 2, 2022)—The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is urging all visitors to Pleasant Valley Reservoir to exercise caution while recreating in the lake, due to water quality concerns that may cause harmful effects on people and animals. LADWP is closely monitoring the water for any type of harmful […]

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Fishermen and Recreational Users Urged to Stay Out of the Water at Bridgeport Resevoir Due to Harmful Algal Bloom

  The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) is urging fisherman and recreational users to stay out of the water at Bridgeport Reservoir located in Mono County. Localized areas of the lake were tested to confirm that the lake is being impacted by Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). The dam area is posted with […]

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Harmful Algal Blooms Located in Crowley Lake in Mono County

The Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Boards) are urging fisherman and recreational users to stay out of the water at Crowley Lake located in Mono County. Localized areas of the lake were tested to confirm that the lake is being impacted by Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). The lake is posted with a recreational […]

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NIHD Healthy Lifestyle Talks Go Back to School

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Registered Dietitians offer parents tips for developing healthy back-to-school routines Healthy habits set children up for success inside and outside the classroom, but where are parents to start after a busy summer? Join Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Tamara Loy, MSN C-PNP; Kalina Gardiner, RDN; and Denice Hynd, RD MPH, on Thursday, August […]

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Community Health Needs Assessment Results to be Presented to Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board

  Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Board of Directors will hear the results of its recent Community Health Needs Assessment as part of tomorrow’s regular monthly meeting, Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 5:30 p.m. Community Health Needs Assessments are completed at least once every three years under the Affordable Care Act. Through the information community members share […]

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Wildfire Smoke and Air Quality Impacts – Approaches to Reduce Exposure

  With the onset of wildfire activity in California, Alpine, Mono and Inyo counties are experiencing wildfire smoke impacts which are likely to continue this summer and fall.  Large wildfires often produce intense smoke that can pose serious health risks. The purpose of this communication is to provide detailed information on smoke pollution, focusing on […]

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NIHD Healthy Lifestyle Talk: Advancements in Treating Joint Pain

Join Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Dr. Richard Meredick for a Healthy Lifestyle Talk on NIHD’s recent developments in treating knee joint pain. The talk, titled “Advancements in Treating Joint Pain,” is set for Tuesday, July 26, at 5:30 p.m. This presentation will include the first public live demonstration of NIHD’s new Stryker Mako SmartRobotics TM […]

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MOSQUITO FOGGING EVENT: BLACKROCK July 21, 2022

    Mosquito control ULV fogging applications are scheduled to be performed in the Blackrock area on Thursday morning July 21, 2022. Crews will be using truck mounted fogging equipment to control excessive adult mosquitoes. Fogging operations are planned to start around 4:00 a.m. and be finished by 6:30 a.m. depending on weather. If it […]

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