Archive | Public Health


Mono County Supervisors Adopts Resolution Recognizing Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Affirms Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity Public Health Crisis and Affirming Mono County’s Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity.” This historic action seeks to acknowledge the disparities in family stability, health and mental wellness, education, employment, economic development, public safety, criminal justice, and housing associated with racism, and assess internal […]

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COVID-19 COUNTY REPORTS | Inyo: 220 (+2) Positive | 15 Deaths | Mono: 176 (+1) Positive | 2 Deaths

Under the new color-coded, 4-tier system being used in California on Reopening, Inyo County is now, along with Mono County, in the ‘Orange,” a.k.a. “Moderate” and less-restrictive category, which allows it to reopen several business sectors.   Note: Mono County posts DAILY and IN REAL TIME (current) throughout the day on their website Mono County […]

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Bishop’s and Mammoth Lakes’ Schools Forced to Close Because of “Very Poor Air Quality”

The smoke from the Creek Fire continues to degrade air quality in Mammoth Lakes and Bishop to unhealthy and hazardous, threatening the health of residents, students and visitors to the area as well. The following news release was posted on the Mammoth Lakes Unified School District website this morning, stating that “In-person programs closed due […]

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Charlotte Helvie, MD, accepts NIHD’s Chief of Staff role

Veteran pediatrician and children’s advocate, Dr. Charlotte Helvie has stepped up to serve as Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Chief of Staff. Dr. Helvie assumes the post previously held by Dr. Stacey Brown. In recent weeks, Dr. Brown returned his focus to the Rural Health Clinic’s long-term well-being and continues to help lead the District’s response […]

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Mono County has a new Public Health Director

Mono County Board of Supervisors Appoints Bryan Wheeler as Public Health Director MONO COUNTY, Calif. (OCTOBER 6, 2020) – Earlier today, Mono County Board of Supervisors Chair Stacy Corless announced the appointment of Bryan Wheeler, RN, MSN, PHN as Mono County Public Health Director. The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to appoint Mr. Wheeler at […]

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The facts about flu

Crush the Double-Demic: Prevent Flu. Save Lives.

(Mono County Public Health) — Flu shots? Why? Here’s a list of reasons! For the upcoming 2020/21 cold and influenza (flu) season, getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community. Flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 (Coronavirus) will both spread this fall and […]

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Free Flu Shot

Free Flu Shots in Mono County – Get the Shot, Not the Flu

Flu 2020 Update: MONO COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH 2020 FLU CLINIC SCHEDULE Flu shots are provided at no cost to Mono County residents. This year due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), flu shots will be available by drive-thru or walk-up option at all clinics. Date Location Time Monday, September 28 Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa (Mammoth Lakes) 2 pm […]

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Free Flu Shot Clinics in Inyo County – Don’t Mess Around! Get One!

The 2020 Inyo County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health flu vaccination clinics are underway! Don’t risk catching both the flu and COVID-19 this year. It could be a deadly combination! While the country is still waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine to be developed and distributed, there is already a flu vaccine available […]

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Inyo National Forest

Inyo National Forest to remain closed for another week | 9 national forests will remain closed

Message from John “Pancho” Smith, Acting Forest Supervisor, Inyo National Forest” Good morning: Over the past few days, the Inyo National Forest has been looking at options to re-open the Forest in a modified manner and we have shared that tentative plan out to various permittees, recreation residences, and at the Creek Fire meeting yesterday. […]

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Creek Fire Update as of Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. | Town of Mammoth Lakes Community Meeting

The Town of Mammoth Lakes hosted a zoom update on the Creek Fire with representatives from all the involved agencies Tuesday evening.  CLICK TO WATCH. In a nutshell: Things are looking better than they did late last week as the northeast edge of the fire is behaving as anticipated. The enlarged and labeled topographic maps […]

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Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth CEO Confirms Mammoth Mountain Opening Nov. 14th | Visitations to be limited

From Mammoth CEO Mark Brownlie: Mountain is ‘as good as it gets’ for social distancing You just received information from Alterra Mountain Company CEO Rusty Gregory regarding the upcoming 2020/21 winter season. Most importantly, I would like to reiterate Rusty’s sentiment that the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, guests and community continues to […]

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Mono County Begins Drive-in/Walk-up Free Flu Shot Clinics on Sept. 28 | Flu Season is Starting

Flu shots are provided at no cost to Mono County residents. (For ages 6 months and up!) This year due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), flu shots will be available by drive-thru or walk-up option at all clinics. If you have Medicare, please bring your Medicare card. This flyer from  the Mono County Health Department is provided […]

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