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Governor Newsom orders bars closed immediately in several California counties

On Sunday, June 28, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday ordered bars immediately closed in seven California counties that had only recently reopened as the result of the coronavirus spreading rapidly throughout those parts of the state. Newsom said that bars sets an especially higher risk of transmission. Eight other counties were also asked to issue […]

 
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Northern Inyo Hospital Offering COVID-19 Antibody Testing to Essential Workers

June 29, 2020 – NIHD News Release Northern Inyo Healthcare District now offers COVID-19 antibody tests for our community’s essential workers. This is part of an ongoing effort with state and county officials to increase local testing services. Essential workers, as defined by the state, are eligible for first come, first serve testing starting July […]

 
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USFS says Firewood Permits now Required

[Press Release 6/25/2020 – Inyo National Forest] As the impacts from COVID-19 continue to be felt across the country, the US Forest Service is committed to providing services on public lands and doing what’s possible for those in need. As such, the Inyo National Forest will provide free personal use firewood permits through September 30, […]

 
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Tiger Bar in June Lake Shut Down by Mono County Public Health

The Tiger Bar in June Lake Ordered to Close by Mono County Public Health Officer. Are the public health authorities finally getting serious in the efforts to enforce compliance with the Governor’s Executive Orders and public health orders in the state? That it is the Mono County Public Health Officer, Dr. Tom Boo, that took […]

 
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Cerro Coso Honors Program Recognizes Graduates

The Cerro Coso Community College Honors program hosted its first virtual recognition for program graduates on the college website at 2020 Honors Program Graduates. Graduates and their instructors reflected on the hard work the students put into the rigorous program. Students received their Honors chords and tassels to wear in the college-wide commencement ceremony during the […]

 
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom issues public face covering order

California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order that required the use of face coverings “in common and public indoor spaces and outdoors when distancing is not possible.” Newson said in a statement, “Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in […]

 
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