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COVID-19 COUNTY REPORTS | Inyo: 290 (+7) Positive | 16 Deaths | Mono: 524 (+17) Positive | 3 Deaths

Under the state’s color-coded, 4-tier system being used in California’s Blueprint to Recovery, Inyo County is in Tier-3 “Moderate” (Orange), while Mono County is in Tier-2 “Substantial” (Red). There is genuine concern that both counties may easily find themselves dropped yet another Tier. Inyo County may drop from Orange to the Red Tier-2, “Substantial.” and […]

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Explanation from Mono County on why it was placed in Red rather than Purple Tier

Mono County submitted an adjudication request to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on November 9, 2020, stating that the COVID-19 cases confined to the U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center (MCMW) in Pickel Meadows should not count toward the total cases in Mono County in terms of tier assignments. In the adjudication […]

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State Issues New Gathering Guidance for a Safer Thanksgiving and Holiday Season

Well, now that you have decided to “crawl out from  under that rock” you’ve been “self-isolating” under for the past 10 months, the beneficent state of California has issued “official” guidance on how you should celebrate Thanksgiving this year during the pandemic. The only problem many of us have with it is that every time […]

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Inyo County Sheriff won’t enforce Gov’s Stay at Home Order Curfew | Curfew does not include Inyo County

On Governor Newsom’s Stay at Home Order Statement from the Sheriff On November 19, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office learned that Governor Newsom would be issuing a “Limited Stay at Home Order” (curfew) to take effect Saturday, November 21, at 10 PM.  It has been the position of the Sheriff to educate citizens and visitors […]

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“Purple Tier counties” placed under curfew to slow spread of coronavirus, deaths, and hospitalizations

41 Purple Tier counties, 94% of Californians, placed under curfew to slow the surging spread of COVID-19, hospitalizations, and deaths. Does not currently include Inyo and Mono counties. Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a curfew for all California counties in the purple tier (Widespread) of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations […]

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NIHD urges skipping the lab draw line in favor of appointments

As of Monday, Nov. 23, lab draws at Northern Inyo Hospital’s outpatient lab services now require an appointment. The move is not intended to inconvenience those who like to drop-in after seeing their healthcare providers. Instead, it is designed to strengthen social distancing practices and keep patients safe as the nation witnesses the third wave […]

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Mono County has funding for ROUND TWO of MONO C.U.R.E. Business Assistance Grant Program.

The Mono C.U.R.E. (County Unified Recovery Effort) is a business assistance grant program designed to provide assistance to businesses in unincorporated Mono County who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the statewide Stay-At-Home Executive Order and the subsequent mitigations mandated for business operations. This program is designed to provide “bridge” funding for […]

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Joint Mono County and Mammoth Lakes Meeting Held Tuesday | Updated on COVID-19

The Mono County Supervisors and Mammoth Lakes Town Council met Tuesday afternoon for an update on an increasing number of COVID-19 cases throughout the County. With the Mountain View Fire out of control in Walker, claiming one life and destroying property, the meeting took on the feel of an update on the Apocalypse. This has […]

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Mammoth Lakes Town Council approves final round of Business Assistance Program for small businesses adversely affected by COVID-19

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 unpreceded times. The Town’s primary goals with the Business Assistance Program are […]

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Mono County Reassigned to Tier-2, “Substantial” (Red) Status | County Issues Press Release

We have known a return to the more restrictive Tier-2, “Substantial” (Red) category was coming considering the high rates of positive COVID-19 reports coming out of Mono County for the past several weeks. The reclassification to the more restrictive tier was largely the result of the outbreak of COVID-19 cases out of the U.S. Marine […]

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Testing schedule this week from the Mono County Health Department:

REVISED: Public Health testing on Thursday in Walker has been changed to Mammoth Lakes. Schedule below has been revised to reflect the change. Get Tested! Let’s get and stay on top of this virus. Testing also available for contact tracing referrals and symptomatic clients referred from the 211 Nurse Line. – max 60 tests/day. COVID-19 […]

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