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No. You cannot contract COVID-19 from drinking water, says Calif. State Water Board

Besides some panic-buying shoppers going a little crazy buying toilet paper, they have also been seen clearing shelves of bottled water over concerns of unsafe drinking water from the coronavirus. Another coronavirus myth in the making right next to the one that drinking water every 15 minutes kills the virus. According to the State Water […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mono County Health Department and Mammoth Hospital POSITIVE CASE OF COVID-19 IN MONO COUNTY March 24, 2020 – A positive COVID-19 test result was received late March 23, a specimen collected seven days earlier from a young positive COVID-19 test result woman with an influenza-like illness (fever, body aches and cough). She […]

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MONO COUNTY Orders Closures of Bars and In-room Dining in Restaurants & Non-Essential Public Gatherings

Dr. Thomas Boo, Mono County, Public Health Officer Order: Closures of Bars and In-room Dining in Restaurants March 17, 2020 In order to reduce the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of California has directed, and the Mono County Public Health Department orders the following, effective 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2020:  • All […]

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NIHD: Anticipate Visitor Restrictions

Northern Inyo Healthcare District has temporarily revised its family and guest policies due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please note these guidelines may change as the pandemic remains fluid. Labor & Delivery, Medical-Surgical Department, and Intensive Care: Visitation is restricted to one adult support person for each patient. The support person must be in good health […]

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Inyo and Mono County Supervisors Announce Meeting Changes because of…you know.

The Coronavirus is forcing changes in government public meeting protocols .  The Inyo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Notice: The regular Indy County Board of Supervisors Meeting will be held in Independence tomorrow (March 17) as scheduled. However, in order to practice recommended social distancing, capacity of the Board chambers will be substantially reduced, and […]

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EPA issues a List of cleaners that kill coronavirus: Lysol, Clorox, Purell products to mention a few

EPA issues a List of cleaners that kill coronavirus: Lysol, Clorox, Purell products to mention a few of the ones you likely already use. In a press release, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a list of disinfectants to protect against the spread of the coronavirus. The products on the list have “qualified for use […]

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Inyo County Coronavirus Updates

What Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Means for Eastern Sierra Communities

JOINT PRESS RELEASE FROM INYO AND MONO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH: On February 26, 2020, the California Department of Public Health confirmed that a California resident from Solano County was hospitalized with novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and likely caught the illness from someone in the community. At the time this information was released, this was […]

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