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Inyo County COVID-19 & Vaccine Update  Friday, October 15, 2021 

Inyo County COVID-19 & Vaccine Update  Friday, October 15, 2021  Pfizer Clinic: 1st, 2nd, and Booster Doses    Our local providers have asked that interested individuals plan to receive their Pfizer booster dose at one of the Public Health Clinics in October or November at the Tri-County Fairgrounds.  Individuals 12 years of age or older […]

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Bishop Educators for Choice

Hello, Here is a letter written by teachers and staff in the District who are requesting assistance in getting our message out. We would appreciate your help in printing and posting! “To the BUSD Board members, students, educators, and community as a whole, Let us start by saying how much we love the teaching profession. […]

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Mono County Covid-19 Update

CURRENT VACCINE STATUS (updated Friday) Vaccines Received 18,160 Mammoth Hospital & Mono County 1st Dose Administered 8,569 Mammoth Hospital & Mono County Fully Vaccinated 8,331 Mammoth Hospital & Mono County General Vaccine Information The COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Saturday, September 11th at the Village at Mammoth has been cancelled following the cancellation of the 2021 […]

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School Superintendent Requests Decorum and Respect At School Board Meeting

Barry Simpson, Inyo County Superintendent of Schools, started off last Thursday’s Bishop school board meeting with a request for decorum and respect, following a contentious August meeting on state-mandated masks. His ask seemed to have an impact. Those who addressed the board arguing against masks, COVID testing, vaccines and even Critical Race Theory, a class […]

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Mono County Health Dept. Closes Mammoth Middle and High Schools

MONO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT Public Health Officer Order: Ordering the Temporary Closure of Mammoth Unified School District’s Mammoth High School and Mammoth Middle School for In-Person Instruction P.O. BOX 3329, MAMMOTH LAKES, CA 93546 PHONE (760) 924-1830 • FAX (760) 924-1831 September 20, 2021 WHEREAS, a state of emergency has been declared by the State […]

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Increase in Covid-19 Cases Results In Lack of Staffing Causing The Temporary Closure of Mammoth Middle and High Schools

Increase in COVID-19 Cases Results in Lack of Staffing to Support In-Classroom Instruction September 20, 2021 – Dr. Richard O. Johnson, Acting Public Health Officer for Mono County, has issued a Local Health Order (Order) requiring the closure of in-person instruction at Mammoth Middle School and Mammoth High School due to an outbreak of positive […]

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BUHS Football Canceled for September 24th

 Unfortunately, due to limited players available, we will have to cancel both the varsity and JV football games slated for September 24 versus RIM of the world. After a long conversation with Rim of the World’s head coach we have mutually decided not to play this week. The decision was not made lightly and all player’s safety was considered. […]

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NIHD Statement On Staff Vaccinations

  NEWS RELEASE Statement regarding CDPH order requiring staff vaccinations or testing The following statement is released by Kelli Davis, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Northern Inyo Healthcare District, per NIHD Legal Counsel, regarding the CDPH public health order mandating staff vaccinations: Northern Inyo Healthcare District is required to ensure that all staff obtains the COVID-19 […]

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State Mandates Visitation, Operational Changes at NIHD

  Visitors must show proof of vaccination or undergo COVID testing A steady rise in COVID-19 cases across the state has led the California Department of Public Health to issue public health orders that will affect visitation and operational policies at Northern Inyo Healthcare District for the foreseeable future. State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás […]

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Bishop Schools Statement on Mask Mandate for the Upcoming School Year

  At Monday night’s school board meeting, superintendent, Katie Kolker, spoke about the schoolwide plan being implemented to adhere to the mask mandate for schools and how they are planning on keeping the children safe.   The plan is pretty straight forward. Masks inside, social distancing outside, rapid response testing in house if necessary. The […]

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Inyo County Covid Update

First, COVID-19. The County saw an increase of 25 cases this past week, bringing the total case number to 1486. While Health and Human Services’ Anna Scott described the uptake in cases as “concerning,” the case rate increase of four to five new cases a week is reflective of increases state-wide. A new Public Health […]

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Mono County Issues Indoor Mask Order Following Increase in Local COVID-19 Cases

Press Release August 3, 2021 – Dr. Richard O. Johnson, Acting Public Health Officer for Mono County, has issued a Local Health Order (Order) requiring the use of face coverings (masks) for both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents and visitors within indoor public spaces in Mono County and the Town of Mammoth Lakes.  The Order goes into […]

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