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NIH Foundation gifts latest COVID cleaning system to NIHD

Move helps healthcare district ensure highest level of safety during pandemic In this extraordinary time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northern Inyo Healthcare District extends its gratitude to the Northern Inyo Hospital Foundation for once again helping to deliver the highest quality of patient care thanks to a recent donation. The NIH Foundation recently purchased […]

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COVID-19 COUNTY REPORTS | Inyo: 231 (+4) Positive | 15 Deaths | Mono: 180 (+2) Positive | 2 Deaths

Under the new color-coded, 4-tier system being used in California on Reopening, Inyo County is now, along with Mono County, in the ‘Orange,” a.k.a. “Moderate” and less-restrictive category, which allows it to reopen several business sectors.   Note: Mono County posts DAILY and IN REAL TIME (current) throughout the day on their website Mono County […]

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COVID-19 COUNTY REPORTS | Inyo: 218 (+6) Positive | 15 Deaths | Mono: 175 Positive | 2 Deaths

Under the new color-coded, 4-tier system being used in California on Reopening, Inyo County is now, along with Mono County, in the ‘Orange,” a.k.a. “Moderate” and less-restrictive category, which allows it to reopen several business sectors.   Note: Mono County posts DAILY and IN REAL TIME (current) throughout the day on their website Mono County […]

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Mono County has a new Public Health Director

Mono County Board of Supervisors Appoints Bryan Wheeler as Public Health Director MONO COUNTY, Calif. (OCTOBER 6, 2020) – Earlier today, Mono County Board of Supervisors Chair Stacy Corless announced the appointment of Bryan Wheeler, RN, MSN, PHN as Mono County Public Health Director. The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to appoint Mr. Wheeler at […]

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Mammoth CEO Confirms Mammoth Mountain Opening Nov. 14th | Visitations to be limited

From Mammoth CEO Mark Brownlie: Mountain is ‘as good as it gets’ for social distancing You just received information from Alterra Mountain Company CEO Rusty Gregory regarding the upcoming 2020/21 winter season. Most importantly, I would like to reiterate Rusty’s sentiment that the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, guests and community continues to […]

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Mono County Board of Supervisors Approved CARES Act Funding

At last week’s Mono County Board of Supervisors, the supervisors approved a final spending plan focused on community support for $250,000 funding through the CARES Act, which stands for Coronavirus Aid Relief, and Economic Security, passed by Congress with overwhelming, bipartisan support and signed into law by President Trump on March 27th, 2020. Finance Director […]

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Business Assistance Program Provides Much Needed Funding to Mammoth Lakes Small Businesses

Mammoth Lakes, CA – 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 unprecedented times. The Town’s primary goals with the […]

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CDPH Says Inyo County Greenlit for Businesses Reopening Immediately | Moderate Tier

Inyo County businesses are. under the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, to open, effective immediately…with some restrictions! Summary of Changes: 1.  Restaurants may open indoors at 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is less; 2.  Personal Care Services such as Nail Salons, Massage, Tattoo Parlors, etc., can open indoors with modifications’ 3.       Gyms & […]

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There Will be a Mammoth Mountain this Season

The first hint at “normal” came at Wednesday evening’s Mammoth Town Council meeting. Even in the Owens Valley, signs of “normal” are the caravan of Friday evening traffic starting in early winter and checking the volume of rain in the valley against snow accumulation at the Mammoth Mountain website. While it is too early to […]

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Mono County Health Officer Urges Adherence to Health Orders & Safety Guidelines on Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2020 – This Labor Day Weekend, we need your help to ensure we can Stay Safe to Stay Open throughout Mono County and in the Town of Mammoth Lakes by adhering to State and County Health Orders and safety guidelines. This includes avoiding gatherings, wearing a face covering in public, and recreating responsibly. […]

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Inyo County Categorized as “Widespread” (Purple) Under New Covid-19 State Metrics

With 74 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of last Friday, Inyo County is now classified as “widespread” on California’s new criteria for opening or closing businesses. To put it bluntly, the widespread status is the worst place to be on the coronavirus scale. The new color-coded, tiered, system replaces the original “stage” system that was complicated […]

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Mono County Health Department and Office of Education Issue Statement on the Reopening of In-Person Instruction

(Joint Press Release, August 28, 2020) On Sunday, August 23, Mono County was officially removed from the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) COVID-19 (Coronavirus) County Data Monitoring List following three consecutive days of local data meeting State thresholds. If Mono County remains off the list for 14 consecutive days, K-12 schools are permitted by […]

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