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Inyo Public Health Officer Mandates Universal Cloth Face Covering; other orders rescinded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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Inyo County has 11th confirmed positive COVID-19 case

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   COVID-19 CONFIRMED POSITIVE Inyo County has 11th confirmed positive COVID-19 case   INYO COUNTY, April 5, 2020 – Inyo County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. James Richardson, received notification this morning from Northern Inyo Healthcare District regarding a positive COVID-19 test for an Inyo County resident. This is the 11th positive COVID-19 case in […]

 
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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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Inyo resident appears to suffer from hantavirus

Hantavirus Infects Inyo County Resident August 19, 2013 Dr. Rick Johnson, Public Health Officer for Inyo County, announced today that a local resident of Inyo County has been hospitalized with a clinical picture that is highly suspect of being caused by hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS). Particularly during these summer months, hantavirus needs to be considered […]

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