Tag Archives | Coronavirus

Northern Inyo Hospital

“Don’t come to hospital unless it’s a real emergency!” says NIHD

On the COVID-19 pandemic front, Inyo County has some good news and some bad news, like everything else about this virus. During a local media phone conference last Friday, Dec. 11, the Northern Inyo Hospital District shared some grave concerns. Inyo County is in the middle of a surge of COVID-19 cases. The Respiratory Care […]

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Mono County Supervisors Vote to Proceed with State’s Attestation Process

California offered alternatives to enter fully into Stage 2 of the COVID-19 re-opening process on Monday with the posting of new criteria. With those changes, Mono County’s documentation “fits, with no review,” according to members of the Emergency Operations Committee. That was the news the Board of Supervises needed to hear as they voted unanimously […]

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Tri-County Fairgrounds Board of Directors Cancel CHSRA State Rodeo Finals

In a decision sure to disappoint hundreds of young high school rodeo competitors, their families, spectators and sponsors, the Tri-County Fairgrounds Board of Directors held an Emergency Meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2020, where they passed a unanimous motion to cancel the CHSRA State Rodeo Finals scheduled for June 7 – June 14. As many as 300+ […]

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The “Reopen Bishop” Protest was “interesting,” but will it make a difference?

MAGA hats, flags and protest signs were prominent at the “Reopen Bishop” rally held last Friday in front of Bishop Park. While there were cars with horns honking in support as they passed, there were also a few drivers giving thumbs up or down, and some giving the occasional “finger,” (a.k.a. the “California salute” or […]

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Today/4-23: UCEOC, Mammoth Hospital and Mono County Health Officer, Dr. Boo Conduct Comm. Mtg.

UCEOC, Mammoth Hospital and Mono County Health Officer, Dr. Boo Conduct Community Meeting Today (April 23) Join representatives from the Unified Command Emergency Operations Center, Mammoth Hospital and Mono County Health Officer, Dr. Boo, this Thursday, April 23 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in a community conversation to learn more about the spread of the coronavirus, […]

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No. You cannot contract COVID-19 from drinking water, says Calif. State Water Board

Besides some panic-buying shoppers going a little crazy buying toilet paper, they have also been seen clearing shelves of bottled water over concerns of unsafe drinking water from the coronavirus. Another coronavirus myth in the making right next to the one that drinking water every 15 minutes kills the virus. According to the State Water […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mono County Health Department and Mammoth Hospital POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN MONO COUNTY March 24, 2020 – A positive COVID-19 test result was received late March 23, a specimen collected seven days earlier from a young positive COVID-19 test result woman with an influenza-like illness (fever, body aches and cough). She […]

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Update: What are the Feds doing to save our local economy?

Update from Friday, March 20, 2020 The Congress failed to pass legislation on Phase 3 Stimulus Bill as of Sunday night, as the Senate could not agree on the language in the bill which Democrats feel is heavily weighted towards rescuing large industries and corporations that they feel do not deserve or need to be […]

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Call 2-1-1 for help and answers


UPDATE!  2-1-1 PHONE SERVICE IN MONO COUNTY BECOMING AVAILABLE IN INYO COUNTY AS WELL The newly established 2-1-1 is a free and confidential service to find information and services related to the novel coronavirus in Mono County and in Inyo County as well. Both are available in both English and Spanish. Dial 2-1-1 to be […]

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