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Inyo County Public Health Urging Residents And Visitors To Follow Proper Guidance And Protocols When Receiving A Positive COVID-19 Test

  Following a rapid rise in positive COVID-19 cases, Inyo County Public Health is urging residents and visitors to follow proper guidance and protocols upon receiving a positive COVID-19 test result to help mitigate further spread. The dramatic increase in positive COVID-19 cases is impacting the Public Health Contact Tracing Team’s ability to provide timely […]

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153 New COVID Cases Over A Six Day Period Reported During Inyo County Board Of Supervisors Meeting

  Inyo County’s Health and Human Services staff provided their weekly update on COVID cases, with 153 new cases over a six day period. What followed was a wave of public comment berating Health and Human Services staff and urging the County to “think positive thoughts.” HHS Director Marilyn Mann explained the increases do not […]

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Bishop Paiute Tribe To Close Offices To Public Effective January 10th, 2022

  Due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, and to help slow the spread of COVID, the Bishop Tribal Council has made the decision to, temporarily, close our offices to the public, effective Monday, January 10th, 2022. If you have business at the Tribal office, you will need to schedule an appointment […]

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Bishop City Hall Will Be Closed To The Public January 4th Until Monday January 10

    City Administrator Ron Phillips announced today that Bishop City Hall will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, January 4th, 2022. The building will tentatively reopen to the public on Monday, January 10th, 2022. Select staff will be working either remotely or in shifts during this time to ensure continued operations of all […]

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Mono County Health Dept. Clarifies Covid-19 Test Results Guidance Protocols In Wake Of Rapid Rise In Positive Cases Strains

  Following a rapid rise in positive COVID- 19 (Coronavirus) cases, the Mono County Health Department (Public Health) is urging residents and visitors to follow proper guidance and protocols upon receiving a positive COVID-19 test result. The dramatic increase in positive COVID-19 cases is impacting the Public Health Department’s ability to provide adequate contact tracing […]

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Inyo County Public Health Offering FREE At-Home Antigen Rapid Testing Kits

    Inyo County Public Health is offering FREE at-home antigen rapid testing kits for households, while supplies last. Education Materials are available in English & Spanish. All County Buildings are closed on: Friday, December 31, 2021 Bishop: Public Health Clinic – County Office Building (COB): Address: 1360 N. Main Street Pick-up Hours: main building lobby from 8:00 am to […]

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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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