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Northern Inyo Hospital Once Again Earns Joint Commission’s Gold Seal

                  Northern Inyo Hospital (NIH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Critical Access Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.   The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a healthcare organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient […]

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Mono County Office of Emergency Management Urges Residents and Visitors to Prepare for Upcoming Storms

  Weather Patterns Indicate Impressive Snowfall and Potential Avalanche Threat MONO COUNTY, Calif. (JANUARY 8, 2023) – The Mono County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is urging residents and visitors to be READY Mono and prepare for the upcoming storm as the National Weather Service (NWS) predicts impressive snowfall and rain throughout the Eastern Sierra […]

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Northern Inyo Hospital

Northern Inyo Healthcare District Seeks Applicants for Board of Directors Zone 3 Seat

  Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD) welcomes applicants to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors. To qualify, interested residents must be registered voters who live within the District’s Zone III region, essentially the northwest, northeast, and southeast downtown Bishop area. NIHD Interim Chief Executive Officer Chad Chadwick wants to engage the community in […]

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Inyo County COVID-19 Update December 9th 2022

!! CLOSURE ALERT !! The Lone Pine COVID-19 testing site at Statham Hall was permanently closed on  Friday, December 9, 2022 due to low utilization. The testing site in Bishop remains open on Mondays and Wednesdays (adjusted days of operation for Holidays; see below) Inyo County is currently in the MEDIUM transmission level of the […]

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Virus Health

Confluence of Winter Viruses Concern Local Public Health Officials Residents and Visitors Urged to take Precautions and Care

MONO COUNTY, Calif. (DECEMBER 06, 2022) – Mono County has recently seen a surge in both Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Influenza (Flu) disease activity, In addition, Mono County Public Health is anticipating an additional increase in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infection heading into the holiday season. As a result, Mono County Public Health is urging residents […]

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Inyo County Health And Human Services 2022 Holiday Food Drive

PRESS RELEASE Health & Human Services Marilyn Mann Director Health & Human Services [email protected] First 5 Inyo County HHS – Public Health & Prevention [email protected] 760-873-6453 Anna Scott Assistant Director Health & Human Services [email protected] INYO COUNTY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES’ FIRST 5 PROGRAM REQUEST ADDITIONAL DONATIONS FOR THE 2022 HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE English […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NIHD Merges Programs for Broader Patient Benefit

  In the coming two weeks, Northern Inyo Healthcare District will merge its Labs for Less program into its existing Prompt Pay Discounts, offering broader discounted services to more patients.  Labs for Less will end on December 15. NIHD’s Chief Financial Officer Stephen DelRossi recognizes the economic challenges facing patients and the District. “Healthcare facilities […]

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NIHD Healthy Lifestyle Talk Dec 22

NIHD Healthy Lifestyle Talk Tackles Stress, Anxiety and Depression Thursday December 1

              From top left, Heather Edwall, MSW LCSW; Dr. Murat Akalin, MD; Linda Christensen, MSW LCSW; and Monica Jones, MS OTR/L PHM-C. Join Northern Inyo Healthcare District on Dec. 1 for a Healthy Lifestyle Talk – Dark to Light: Coping with Stress, Anxiety, and Depression. This virtual presentation is […]

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Eastern Sierra Avalance Center

Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center Presents Annual Season Kickoff Event and Free Workshops

Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center will be holding its annual Season Kickoff Event and Fundraiser on Saturday, December 3, 2022. The ESAC Kickoff is a two part event, with free daytime avalanche workshops in Mammoth and the evening kickoff event and party in Bishop! The evening Kickoff event features a presentation by Jeremy Jones, a world […]

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PRESS RELEASE Inyo County Health and Human Services

PRESS RELEASE Health and Human Services Marilyn Mann Director Health & Human Services [email protected] Inyo County Tobacco Education HHS – Public Health & Prevention 760-873-3338 Anna Scott Assistant Director Health & Human Services [email protected] English – INYO COUNTY, CA (November 16, 2022) – Quitting smoking isn’t easy. Let the Great American Smoke Out event […]

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Mono County

Increased Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Activity Detected in Mono County Parents Asked to Monitor Children for Symptoms

      MONO COUNTY, Calif. (NOVEMBER 08, 2022) – As we head into the winter months, we’re beginning to see a dramatic increase in Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) disease activity both throughout the United States, and locally in Mono County. RSV is a common respiratory virus that usually causes cold-like symptoms. Most people recover […]

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