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CDC investigating vaping deaths

ICHHS news release On September 6, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that there has been a significant increase in the number of possible cases of severe respiratory illnesses among people who vaped nicotine or cannabis-related products, with reports doubling from 215 possible cases in August to 450 possible cases in […]

 
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Drug Takeback event this Saturday in Mammoth, Inyo

FROM MLPD The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is participating in the DEA National Takeback Day on Saturday April 27th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Mammoth Lakes Library parking lot. The focus of this program is to dispose of unused or expired prescription medication that can lead to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse.  […]

 
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Inyo County staff, departments receive honors from CSAC

Inyo County press release Inyo County Probation Department and Health & Human Services staff members are getting some well-deserved time in the spotlight as part of a state organization’s efforts to highlight the best practices of California counties. Through a series of videos, the California Association of Counties (CSAC) is highlighting recipients of its annual […]

 
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Inyo County honors volunteers

Press release Inyo County Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at Perry’s Pizza on Thursday, October 4, 2018. Volunteers included Resource Families (foster parents), mentors, youth who serve on Youth Coalitions, individuals who help out at our Senior Centers, as well as those who help out at the Wellness Center and […]

 
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Inyo honors Children’s Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony

Press release Children and community partners joined Inyo County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Inyo County Superintendent of Schools (ICSOS) for the Children’s Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony held on April 27th at the Superintendent of Schools Office. Children’s Memorial Day concludes the April’s Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month Activities by […]

 
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Dawndee Rossy sentenced to 9 years, must pay over $1.5 million in restitution

Press release from Inyo County DA Thomas Hardy Former Inyo County Health & Human Services Integrated Caseworker Supervisor Dawndee Rossy was sentenced today to nine years in prison to be served at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Ms. Rossy has been in custody at the Inyo County Jail since August 29, 2016, and […]

 
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Inyo HHS Director Jean Turner to retire

Press release Jean Turner, longtime Director of Inyo County Health and Human Services, has announced she will be retiring in June after three decades with the department. She has served as HHS Director for the past 14 years. Turner started her career with Inyo County in 1986 after vacationing in the area and deciding to […]

 
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Judge: Dawndee Rossy guilty on 91 counts

By Deb Murphy Guilty on 91 counts. Judge Philip Argento’s ruling on the Dawndee Rossy embezzlement trial wasn’t that dramatic Monday afternoon at the Independence Courthouse, but that was the gist. Rossy will self-surrender to the Independence jail August 29 by 2 p.m. Her next appearance in court will be October 20 when Argento will […]

 
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Rossy trial to proceed Monday

By Deb Murphy The trial of Dawndee Rossy is still scheduled to proceed Monday, June 27 in Independence. The trial started four months ago. Rossy, a former supervisor with the Inyo Department of Health and Human Services faced 137 charges with the primary charge of embezzling $1.5 million for H&HS. Initially, appointed Judge Philip Argento […]

 
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Rx drug abuse common among teens

Inyo County Health and Human Services press release BISHOP, CALIFORNIA – Prescription medicine has become a critical piece of our cultural fabric. All you have to do is turn on the TV, listen to the radio or view ads on the Internet or in the newspaper to see and hear about the latest medicine that […]

 
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