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CDPH Issues Statement on Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

SACRAMENTO – Today the (CDPH) issued a statement from Dr. Erica Pan, state epidemiologist, regarding the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. “Today, the CDC and FDA have recommended a temporary pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution. Of over 6.8 million doses administered nationally, there […]

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Johnson And Johnson Covid-19 Vaccines Being Paused

Both Inyo and Mono County Boards of Supervisors heard an update today at their regular virtual meetings on the issues with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine which have prompted the temporary suspension of its use. The recommendations came from the Federal Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control. The New York Times reported […]

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State Updates Blueprint to Allow Additional Activities with Modifications to Reduce Risk Effective April 15

(Excerpts) With vaccination rates increasing and the state’s COVID-19 test positivity rate near a record low, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework allowing additional activities to resume with modifications to reduce risk. The updates include gatherings, private events or meetings such […]

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State Updates Blueprint to Allow Additional Activities with Modifications to Reduce Risk

Updates to gatherings, receptions, conferences, and indoor live events and performances are effective April 15 SACRAMENTO –With vaccination rates increasing and the state’s COVID-19 test positivity rate near a record low, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework allowing additional activities to […]

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Inyo County Covid 19 Vaccination Update

Covid-19 Vaccine Appointments Available THIS WEEK for Residents 50+: Inyo County early-bird vaccination appointments are available to Inyo County residents aged 50+ as soon as today, March 30 at Bishop Vons through a registration link to Albertsons Pharmacy Services at: https://mhealthcheckin.com/covidvaccine?clientId=1600119802441&region=California_-_San_Diego_2&urlId=%2Fvcl%2F1600119802441. Make an appointment NOW! Eligible individuals 50+ in the Lone Pine area may make […]

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Federal and California Announce Filing and Payment Deadline Tax Day for Individuals Has Been Extended to May 17, 2021

Good news for taxpayers who may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the changes and disruptions brought about in their lives because of the Covid pandemic.  Last-minute changes in the federal tax laws also contributed to the need for a delay. The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced on Wednesday that the federal […]

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COVID Vaccine Eligibility Expanding Next Week in Inyo County

INYO COUNTY, March 12, 2021 – Beginning March 15, Inyo County will join the State of California to expand eligibility for the COVID vaccine to individuals aged 16-64 who could become extremely sick from COVID-19 as they have the following severe health conditions: Cancer, current with a weakened immune system Chronic kidney disease, Stage 4 […]

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Inyo County’s second mass vaccination clinic set for this weekend. Keep Your Appointments!

The Inyo County Health and Human Services Department and its partner, Northern Inyo Healthcare District, are holding their second mass vaccination clinic at the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds this Saturday and Sunday. The County’s first mass vaccination clinic was on Feb. 20 and Feb. 21. “If you were a recipient of one of the 1,013 […]

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City of Bishop Sends Letter to State Requesting Lowering Covid-19 Standards for Rural Counties

The Bishop City Council is asking Governor Gavin Newsom to consider relaxing the standards for rural counties under the Level-1, Purple Tier, Widespread category, pointing out that the current standard is unrealistic for a county that encompasses 10,000 square miles. The claim is that the “matter is exacerbated when you take into account that our […]

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Inyo Board of Supervisors Supports Letter to State Requesting an Easing of Restrictions on Indoor Dining & Theatres

At its meeting of March 9, 2021, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors received the weekly COVID-19 update from staff. The Board heard reports from Health and Human Services staff and Public Health officials regarding the current status of vaccinations, testing, and the status of the virus. The Board also took comment from members of […]

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Small Business Owners: Opportunity for Up to $25,000 Under California Relief Grant

On February 23rd, Governor Newsom signed into law a comprehensive package (California Small Business Relief Grant Program) providing urgent relief for the small businesses of CA. The package provides an additional $2 billion – a four-fold increase over the $500 million currently being distributed – for grants up to $25,000 for small businesses impacted by […]

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