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COVID-19 COUNTY REPORTS | Inyo: 983 Positive (+9) | 29 Deaths | Mono: 864 Positive (+3) | 4 Deaths

[Covid-19 county reports began being recorded in mid-March of 2020] CURRENTLY BOTH INYO AND MONO COUNTY ARE UNDER THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (CDPH) “REGIONAL STAY-AT-HOME ORDER” WAS ORIGINALLY EFFECTIVE DEC. 6, 2020 FOR AT LEAST THREE WEEKS. IT IS EFFECTIVE UNTIL CHANGED DUE TO HIGH POSTIVE COVID-19 NUMBERS. Both Inyo County and Mono […]

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Mono County Says Pre-Register for the Vaccine and COVID-19 Testing Schedule

Pre-Register for COVID-19 Vaccine Mono County Public Health is encouraging Mono County residents to pre-register to be vaccinated by completing the online, confidential Vaccine Questionnaire. COVID-19 vaccines are entirely voluntary, and free for Mono County residents. The questionnaire will assist Mono County Public Health prioritize COVID-19 immunizations per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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STATE REVISES VACCINE GUIDANCE TO INCLUDE AGES 65+ | Inyo County Officially Makes Change

 STATE REVISES VACCINE GUIDANCE TO INCLUDE AGES 65+ | Inyo County Makes Change Yesterday, the California Department of Public Health revised the California COVID-19 vaccination plan to include individuals 65 and older in Phase 1B Tier 1, along with non-medical first responders, teachers, school support staff, and childcare workers, and high-exposure front-line workers in the […]

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State changes Tier ‘One-B’ COVID-19 vaccinations to include people 65 and older, and others…

California News Service January 14, 2021 Groups Reach Out to Help Older Californians Get Vaccinated Suzanne Potter SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California has just changed its tier system to speed COVID-19 vaccinations for older people. The first tier of Phase One included people in nursing homes and front-line workers. Tier 1B has been expanded to include people age […]

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Workshop Details Inyo County Grant Program for Local Nonprofits

WORKSHOP DETAILS INYO COUNTY GRANT PROGRAM FOR LOCAL NONPROFITS Happening Today! Inyo County will be hosting a virtual Grant Workshop For Local Nonprofits Today, 1/13/2021 at 3:00 pm A digital workshop will be held on January 13 at 3:00 p.m. to provide information about the new Inyo County Community Resiliency Grant program for local nonprofits. […]

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Mono County COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-Out

Mono County’s Public Health Department has set up a system to help residents, figuratively, get in line for the COVID-19 vaccinations. Bryan Wheeler, the County’s Public Health Director, outlined the schedule at this week’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Like Inyo, Mono is following the phased and tiered recommendations set out by the California Public Health. […]

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Will Town of Mammoth Lakes and Mono County Go “Rogue” on state Covid-19 Public Health Orders?

A recent posting on social media from a local newsletter, MP Mono County Weekly, there were startling revelations made under the headline: Mammoth Lodging and Restaurants Propose Reopening Plans Despite State Health Orders.  The implications as reported by the local journalist, Monica Prelle, are that Town Manager Dan Holler and Mayor Bill Sauser are working […]

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Covid Vaccine Roll-Out in Inyo County Called Cumbersome

While the Pfizer, and soon to come Moderna, COVID-19 vaccines are the solution to the world-wide pandemic, actually rolling out the vaccines, even in a small county, comes with its own set of issues. As the number of positive cases in Inyo keep rising, those issues were at the forefront of Health and Human Services […]

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COVID-19 Cases Rocketing in Inyo and Mono Counties: Is the second holiday surge from Christmas or New Years?

The public has been warned repeatedly by local public health officials of the danger of the winter months with the holiday travel, and holiday gatherings when people are increasingly indoors in close quarters with others, and having family, friends, and visitors insisting on coming to our area during the holidays. In an odd twist, many […]

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Mono County COVID-19 Testing Schedule for Week of January 4, 2021

COVID-19 TESTING SCHEDULE: WEEK OF JANUARY 4, 2021. Full testing details at https://coronavirus.monocounty.ca.gov/pages/health   Monday (1/4) – Public Health COVID-19 testing in Mammoth Lakes at the Mammoth Lakes Foundation (Edison Hall) (11:00am-3:00pm) Tuesday (1/5) – Verily testing in Mammoth Lakes at Sierra Star Golf Course, 2001 Sierra Star Pkwy (8:00am-12:30pm) Thursday (1/7) – Public Health COVID-19 testing in […]

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Charles “Chuck” J. Kilpatrick, a Bishop treasure, is gone…

The year 2020 has been one of constant challenges and losses. The latest and hopefully the last is the loss of Bishop resident, Charles “Chuck” J. Kilpatrick, who died Wednesday, Dec. 30, after a battling COVID-19. Kilpatrick was a man who was not just well-known, he was admired and adored by almost everyone that ever […]

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