Archive | Corona Virus


Inyo County close to Stage 2 Goals, but State adds last minute changes

Inyo County businesses were able to open within the confines of Governor Gavin Newsom’s requirements last Friday, but the County has fallen just short of moving farther through the State’s four-stage process as the Governor moved the goal posts. The hope, expressed by Marilyn Mann, Health and Human Services director, and Anna Scott, deputy director, […]

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Inyo Public Health Officer Mandates Universal Cloth Face Covering; other orders rescinded

In a move that was largely anticipated, Inyo County Public Health Officer, James Richardson, has issued a public health order to the effect that anyone in the general public leaving their homes to access essential and non-essential services must wear cloth face coverings, especially when unable to maintain 6’ social distancing. [A copy of the […]

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Homeless living in cars provided safe parking at old Kmart parking lot

Driving down Main Street in Bishop, you might have noticed some activity taking place in the parking lot in front of the old Kmart building. What you are witnessing is Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action (IMACA), with a supporting role played by Inyo County Health and Human Services, providing a suitable place to implement […]

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Meeting: Mono County Draft Business Guidelines and path to reopening

Join representatives from the Unified Command Emergency Operations Center and members of the Economic Recovery Team this Friday, May 8 beginning at 9:00 a.m. to discuss the Mono County Draft Business Guidelines and the path to reopening. Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device anywhere across the entire County or community of […]

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LADWP Announces Closure of Klondike Lake to Motorized Watercraft

BISHOP, CA (May 4, 2020) – To address public health concerns related to group gatherings and person-to-person contact in light of COVID-19, Klondike Lake is CLOSED to motorized watercraft until further notice. We appreciate the public’s understanding and cooperation and ask that everyone obey signage and continue to practice State and local guidance and stay safer […]

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NO…do not drink bleach to disinfect your body from the Coronavirus!

(Article revised 4/30/2020) You would think that no one would seriously contemplate drinking chlorine bleach, but after a U.S. President’s remarks at a COVID-19 press conference at the White House, some did*  hundreds reportedly called states’ COVID-19 Helplines asking about it. No, it does not cure the coronavirus, or cure autism or cancer. It is […]

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Mammoth Lakes Cancels Fourth of July Festivities

MAMMOTH LAKES, CA (April 27, 2020) – Due to the timing uncertainty for the modification or lifting of the Governor’s unprecedented Stay At Home Order, along with the state’s subsequent mitigation measures for special events, the Town of Mammoth Lakes and the Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce have made the difficult decision to cancel this […]

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