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LATEST UPDATE: Mono County COVID-19 Information

[Dear Reader, to avoid sensationalizing every uptick in positive coronavirus tests cases, we are going to provide you with “official information” in this posting only from our local authorities throughout the day.] One Document, first with multiple documents included: First two pages are the latest Daily Briefing Update from the Mono County Unified Command.  

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April 9: CDFG Commission to discuss postponement of Trout Opener at 8:30 am

California Fish and Game Commission to Hold Emergency Meeting The California Fish and Game Commission will remotely meet to discuss delegating temporary authority to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) to delay, suspend or restrict sport or recreational fishing if the director of CDFW, in consultation with the president of the Commission, finds […]

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CA Judicial Council Adopts New Rules to Lower Jail Population, Suspend Eviction

CALIFORNIA COURTS NEWS ROOM – News Release (4/06/2020) VIA TELECONFERENCE—At its meeting today, the Judicial Council approved 11 temporary emergency rules, including setting bail statewide at $0 for misdemeanors and lower-level felonies to “safely reduce jail populations” and staying eviction and foreclosure proceedings to protect Californians from losing their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was […]

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Statement from NIHD Board of Directors on Status of CEO Dr. Flanigan

NEWS RELEASE | April 7, 2020 The Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors met last evening, April 6th, during a special board meeting to take into consideration the status of Dr. Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA. Following a lengthy closed session, the Board returned to open session, reporting no action taken pending further discussion. […]

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Update on Death Valley Body Recovery

Update on Death Valley Body Recovery [UPDATE: 4/07/2020- Sierra Wave spoke with the Inyo County Coroner’s Office to follow-up on this story. We found out the following: The decedent was William David Namahoe, a 55-years-old single male from Modesto, Calif. with family in Tracy. He reportedly worked at Costco and was described as someone who […]

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Mono County Supervisors send letter to CDFW requesting delay in Trout Opening

At last Wednesday’s special meeting of the Mono County Board of Supervisors, they voted to ask the State of California – Natural Resources Agency Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) for consideration to delay the date of the Regular Fishing Season out of consideration for Governor Gavin Newsom’s Stay at Home Executive Order and public […]

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Mule Days 2020 Officially Cancelled at Fairgrounds Meeting on Sunday. Will Return May 2021

(Official Announcement below short article.) One of the last largest events held in the Eastern Sierra, Mule Days 2020, has officially been cancelled as the result of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. On Sunday, April 5, in an Emergency Board Meeting by phone conference, 18DAA Board of Directors for the Tri-County Fairgrounds unanimously decided to […]

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Dr. William Timbers named NIHD Interim Chief Medical Officer

Press Release – NIHD – April 2, 2020 Dr. William Timbers accepted the role of Interim Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Northern Inyo Healthcare District, effective March 27. As the Interim CMO, Dr. Timbers will work closely with NIHD medical directors, medical staff, and administration on projects needing operational and clinical alignment, such as COVID-19 […]

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Statement from Toiyabe, NIHD leaders – Please Stay Home

Statement from Toiyabe, NIHD leaders Toiyabe Chief Executive Officer Kori Novak, PhD MBA, and Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Interim Chief Executive Officer Kelli Davis, MBA, have released the following joint statement, encouraging residents to limit their exposure and stay home: To Our Community, On behalf of the front-line health care professionals at Toiyabe Indian Health […]

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WIC IS HERE TO HELP! Need help with food?

4-3-20 UPDATE: Effective March 30th, Inyo County WIC has pick-up times for diapers and other items. Please call, as they are available by phone during normal business hours to protect families and staff by ensuring physical distancing. Thank you for your understanding to keep everyone safe and healthy! Toiyabe Indian Health Project – WIC Program  […]

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