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Inyo County Moves to the High Transmission Level of COVID-19

FOR THE ENTIRE INYO COUNTY COVID-19 REPORT PLEASE GO TO https://www.inyocounty.us/covid-19 As of July 11, Inyo County transitioned to the HIGH transmission level of the CDC’s COVID-19 Community Index. According to available data,the dominant Omicron subvariants in California and the United States are BA.4 and BA.5 and they are both highly transmissible (even in outdoor settings); the […]

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MONO COUNTY ENTERS “HIGH” COVID-19 COMMUNITY TRANMISSION LEVEL

  On Thursday, July 7th , Mono County COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases increased to 27.7 cases per week per 100,000 individuals (270.01 case rate), placing the county in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDCs) COVID-19 (Coronavirus) “High” Community Transmission Level. Following this uptick in positive COVID-19 cases, coupled with a revolving door of visitors […]

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Inyo County Public Health Rescinds the Local Isolation and Quarantine Health Officer Order – May 8th 2022

INYO COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH RESCINDS THE LOCAL ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE HEALTH OFFICER ORDER EFFECTIVE MAY 8TH 2022 English – INYO COUNTY, CA (May 6, 2022) – The Inyo County Public Health Officer Order requiring self-isolation and self-quarantine for all individuals will be rescinded this weekend and Inyo County will align with the State Guidance. The local […]

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COVID-19 TESTING & VACCINATION CLINIC SCHEDULE FOR MONO COUNTY: April 2022

  UPDATE: OptumServe COVID-19 testing has been moved to 6040 Minaret Road in Mammoth Lakes effective Monday, April 4th.  This location is on the northeast corner of Hwy 203 and Minaret across from the Mammoth Brewery.  They will no longer be operating out of Sierra Star Golf Course. OptumServe and Mono County Public Health each […]

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National Guard Deployed To Mono County To Support COVID-19 Testing Capacity – Fifty OptumServe Testing Sites In California To Receive Additional Support

On January 7, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom activated the California National Guard to support local communities in their response to the escalating demand for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) testing.  Mono County was assigned National Guard members who will provide increased capacity at the Sierra Star Clubhouse (2001 Sierra Star Pkwy.) OptumServe testing site in Mammoth Lakes. “California […]

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Mono County Health Officer Orders the Temporary Closure of In-Person Instruction and Indoor Activities Within Mammoth Unified School District Schools

  Effective Monday, January 10, 2022, Dr. Caryn K. Slack, Mono County Local Health Officer, has ordered the temporary closure of in-person instruction and indoor activities within the Mammoth Unified School District’s (MUSD) Mammoth High School, Mammoth Middle School, Mammoth Elementary School, Sierra High School, Husky Club, Mono County Office of Education’s Inclusive Preschool on […]

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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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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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Northern Inyo Healthcare District Temporarily Pauses Sexual Assault Evidentiary Examinations

Northern Inyo Healthcare District responsibly paused its sexual assault evidentiary examinations earlier this fall to obtain specialized and specific training necessary for physicians and nursing teams. Working alongside its local partners, NIHD is working to send a crisis response team for a weeklong training at the California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center. Under the direction […]

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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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