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SOUTHERN REGION SHUTS DOWN ! Not good news for the Christmas Holiday and businesses

As part of the Southern Region, Inyo and Mono counties were set to go into Governor Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order as of 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 6, according to CBS, Los Angeles. “The order goes into effect Sunday night in order to be in place by Monday morning,” state Dr. Tom Boo, Mono County’s Public […]

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Mono County to Submit Tier Adjudication Request to State

Mono County Public Health Officials are submitting a request to enter into a tier adjudication process with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Mono County is seeking consideration for adjudication based on “qualitative and contextual elements” arising from positive COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases directly associated with the U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center (MCMWTC) […]

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Mono County Health Department and Office of Education Issue Statement on the Reopening of In-Person Instruction

(Joint Press Release, August 28, 2020) On Sunday, August 23, Mono County was officially removed from the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) COVID-19 (Coronavirus) County Data Monitoring List following three consecutive days of local data meeting State thresholds. If Mono County remains off the list for 14 consecutive days, K-12 schools are permitted by […]

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Gov. Newsom Releases Blueprint for Safer Economy – Mono County To Open Additional Sectors August 31

Governor Newsom Releases Blueprint for A Safer Economy – Mono County To Open Additional Sectors August 31 August 29, 2020 – On August 28, Governor Newsom released “Blueprint for a Safer Economy,” a stringent, careful statewide plan for living with COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) that replaces the “County Data Monitoring List.” The Blueprint establishes four Tiers […]

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Mono Health Officer Clarifies Recreational Travel and Lodging Order: Is it Enforceable?

Unfortunately, the clarification by the public health officer does not change the facts on the ground; that being that there may well be hundreds–if not thousands–of visitors planning to come up to the Eastern Sierra during the Memorial Day Weekend or the start of the Summer season in June regardless of the Governor’s Stay At […]

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Youth ‘epidemic’ use of flavored tobacco products

From Tom Boo, MD, Mono County Health Department: Adolescent and child use of addictive flavored tobacco products has reached epidemic levels in our communities and across the United States. Use of e-cigarettes (vaping) by high school students nearly doubled over the past year to over one in five kids, with about one in ten middle school students also […]

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Mono County focusing local efforts on opioid epidemic

From Mono County Heath Officer Dr. Tom Boo Opioids: Reducing Harm in Mono County Today’s Monogram focuses on local efforts to address the opioid epidemic, which has been declared a national emergency. Tens of thousands of Americans will die this year from opioid overdose. There are people at risk in every community, including ours. As County Public […]

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