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The reorganization calls for a hiring freeze for all non-clinical positions, a re-alignment of responsibilities among these departments, a reduction in non-clinical workforce, and the potential for an offer of early retirement where possible. These changes, to be clear, do not affect any health care providers or clinical staff.

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(6 days ago) Bishop’s Northern Inyo Hospital will be at the Tri-County Fair. You can sign up for NIH’s new Patient Portal and find out more about reduced cost services and new health care providers. NIH press release: If you are looking for a convenient way to access your personal health record, Northern Inyo Hospital has the answer.

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inyo county health KIBS/KBOV Inyo County Local …

(8 days ago) Health Officer warns that flu season is not quite over. Posted by Seth Conners. According to County Health officer Richard Johnson, levels of flu-like activity continues to decrease both nationally and statewide, but the levels in Mono County, as measured by activity in the Sierra Park Clinics, continue above expected levels for this time of year (as of Saturday April 1st – not an …

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bishop hospital KIBS/KBOV Inyo County Local News …

(5 days ago) California Health Care Foundation list Northern Inyo as a high performing hospital. July 5th by Seth Conners. The California Health Care Foundation recently notified the hospital leadership and staff at Northern Inyo Hospital of their recognition by the State of California as a “High Performing Hospital” based on maternity measures.

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nih patient portal KIBS/KBOV Inyo County Local News …

(8 days ago) NIH Patient Portal sign-ups available at 2015 Tri-County Fair. Bishop’s Northern Inyo Hospital will be at the Tri-County Fair. You can sign up for NIH’s new Patient Portal and find out more about reduced cost services and new health care providers.

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bishop california hospital KIBS/KBOV Inyo County …

(6 days ago) About Northern Inyo Healthcare District: Founded in 1946, Northern Inyo Healthcare District features a 25-bed critical access hospital, a 24-hour emergency department, a primary care rural health clinic, a diagnostic imaging center, and clinics specializing in women’s health, orthopedics and neurology, pediatrics and allergies and general

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southern inyo healthcare district KIBS/KBOV Inyo …

(3 days ago) Southern Inyo Hospitals License suspended. Submitted by Southern Inyo Hospital. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has temporarily suspended the license of Southern Inyo Hospital (SIH) following a site survey on January 13th, according to Alan Germany, Chief Restructuring Officer at SIH.

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COVID VACCINE AVAILABLE NOW TO INYO/MONO …

(2 days ago) Appointment phone lines are open through the Rural Health Care offices, Monday – Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at 760-873-2078. There will be an active waitlist and more vaccines are on the way. Approximately 1,700 county residents are over the age of 75 and qualify for the vaccine. Inoculations will continue until all in the age

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Local Health Officials Monitoring Coronavirus …

(6 days ago) A press release from Mono County Public Health reads, “This is a serious public health concern, and the CDC and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) have activated emergency operations centers providing guidance and situational updates in a dynamic situation.

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Obituaries KIBS/KBOV Inyo County Local News …

(7 days ago) He then served on the San Bernardino County Fire Department, as a Fireman/EMT at Havasu Lake station. He was a graduate of Bishop High School, where he was a standout member of the 1962 football team. He graduated from C.S.U. Long Beach, with a degree in Health Science.. Terry served in the U.S. Army from 1968-69, as a Military Policeman.

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Northern Inyo Health Care District KIBS/KBOV Inyo …

(4 days ago) California Health Care Foundation list Northern Inyo as a high performing hospital. July 5th by Seth Conners. The California Health Care Foundation recently notified the hospital leadership and staff at Northern Inyo Hospital of their recognition by the State of California as a “High Performing Hospital” based on maternity measures.

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What Coronavirus Means for the Eastern Sierra …

(5 days ago) 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 the first person in the United States with confirmed COVID

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City of Bishop Declares May as Healthcare District …

(Just Now) These include, but are not limited to, firefighters, air ambulance teams, police officers, paramedics, EMTs, hospital and county teams at every level, and many other community workers required to respond to health-related needs and medical emergencies.

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Mono County Has its First Death Due to COVID-19 …

(1 days ago) Both Mono County Director of Public Health Tom Boo, MD, and Mammoth Hospital Chief Medical Officer Craig Burrows, MD, said the death underscores the importance of protecting our community members during this ongoing pandemic.

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Mono County Adopts Order Prohibiting Fires on …

(6 days ago) “There is an immediate need to take action to protect the public health, safety and welfare of the citizens and environment of Mono County from further harm and risk due to extreme wildfire danger,” said Stacy Corless, Chair of the Mono County Board of Supervisors. “This week, the Inyo and other national forests in central and southern

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Mono County Issues Hantavirus Warning KIBS/KBOV …

(1 days ago) May 14, 2020 – As the weather is warming and people are spring cleaning, Mono County Health Department would like to remind residents of the risk of hantavirus in the Eastern Sierra, a known region of exposure in the United States. People may catch hantavirus by inhaling virus that is found in the urine, feces, saliva, and nesting materials

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Inyo County Placed On COVID-19 Monitoring List …

(Just Now) Inyo County’s Public Health Division of Health and Human Services was notified on Friday, August 14, 2020 of the likelihood that the County will be officially placed on the list as of Monday, August 17, 2020, which will result in closure of indoor activities for additional industries.

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Local News KIBS/KBOV Inyo County Local News and …

(8 days ago) The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners at Death Valley National Park is our number one priority. The National Park Service (NPS) is working with the federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

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Commercial Flights are Coming to Bishop KIBS/KBOV …

(3 days ago) However, some speakers expressed concern for environmental health stating that air quality could be inhibited due to jet fuel exhaust. One commentator at the meeting also told the county that allowing for large planes in the region may affect specific reptiles, cattle, alfalfa, and native plants in the area.

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Mono Public Health Officer Orders All Essential …

(3 days ago) Mono Public Health Officer Orders All Essential Workers to Wear Masks April 13, 2020 Bradford Evans April 13, 2020 – Effective immediately, all individuals working in essential sectors throughout Mono County and the Town of Mammoth Lakes are required to wear a face covering or mask to reduce the chance of spreading COVID-19.

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Northern Inyo Hospital Staff Believe They’re Prepared …

(9 days ago) Northern Inyo Rural Health Clinic Director, Stacy Brown provided another update on COVID-19 Friday morning. There are still no reported cases of coronavirus in the Eastern Sierra. Brown says the staff at NIHD have tested one …

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Inyo Public Health Officer Gives Coronavirus Update …

(5 days ago) Inyo County Public Health Officer, Dr. James Richardson talked to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday afternoon. Richardson gave an update on where things stand relating to coronavirus locally. “We have been having meetings with local healthcare providers and various industries in the county relating to coronavirus.” Richardson said.

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Local News KIBS/KBOV Inyo County Local News and …

(9 days ago) Health Effects from Wildfire Smoke. Dr Richard Johnson, Inyo and Mono county health director, issued a statement today (Monday, June 22) addressing wildfire smoke. The Washington fire near the community of Markleeville is estimated near 8,000 acres. The lightning caused fire started on Friday, June 19th. Dr. Johnson’s statement:

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Inyo County to Break Ground on New Bishop Building …

(4 days ago) The two-story, 42,000 square-foot building will house in a single location the Bishop operations of approximately 16 departments currently spread across 8 separate locations in the City of Bishop, including Probation, Health & Human Services, Administration, County Counsel, Information Services, Risk Management, Parks, Motor Pool, Solid Waste

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Masking Now Required By Some Inyo Businesses, …

(3 days ago) Anna Scott, Deputy Director of Inyo County Health Department, told KIBS/KBOV News that she doesn’t expect a mask mandate to be placed in Inyo County just yet. Although she did say that positive COVID-19 infections rates are up (reportedly four or five new cases a day) it is not as heavy as Mono County with its tourist and out-of-town visitors.

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No School Postponement Planned for Inyo County …

(Just Now) The superintendent made it clear that his office is in constant contact with health officials, as well as all superintendents from Lone Pine, Owens Valley, Big Pine, and Bishop Unified School Districts to make sure everyone has the most up-to-date information. “We have a conference line, and superintendents are having daily check-ins right now.

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Inyo County Supervisors Call Out Gov. Newsom …

(7 days ago) Backing small businesses into this corner serves neither the economy nor public health and results only in an underground, unregulated reopening process in which neither the State nor the County has the authority or the legitimacy to enforce any COVID-19 precautions. We implore you: please do not allow those floodgates to open here in Inyo County.

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(1 days ago) State Public Health Officer Installs Temporary Manager to Southern Inyo Hospital. submitted by the California Department of Public Health SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today installed a temporary manager at Southern Inyo Hospital’s distinct part skilled nursing facility in Lone …

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Northern Inyo Hospital Gives Coronavirus Update …

(1 days ago) Northern Inyo Hospital held a conference call with media members on Monday morning to discuss Coronavirus. The call included some key figures from NIHD including Mono County Public Health Officer, Dr. Tom Boo, Rural Health Clinic Director, Dr. Stacy Brown, Infection Control Preventionist, Robin Christensen, Emergency Department of Disaster …

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Local News KIBS/KBOV Inyo County Local News and …

(9 days ago) Public Health Officer: Alpine, Inyo, and Mono County. October 16, 2014. Ebola Perspectives and Local Response. We are all saddened, and overwhelmed with all of the information available to us, regarding the Ebola situation. I will attempt to share what we know and don’t know, and close with what we are doing locally.

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New COVID-19 Cases Stop Mono County From …

(9 days ago) Public Health Officials state that none of these cases would have been identified earlier in the pandemic because of testing limitations. The hospital can now test more people with results in less than an hour, giving the Health Department a critical tool in efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus throughout Mono County.

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MONO COUNTY GOES PURPLE KIBS/KBOV Inyo …

(7 days ago) Dr. Tom Boo, the county’s Public Health Officer said in a published statement, “We received over 37 new positive test results (pre-Thanksgiving).” It brings the county to a 9.5% positivity rate of those tested. None of the new cases are as a result of the recent COVID infiltration of 260 positive cases at the USMC base above Bridgeport.

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Death Valley Modifying Operations Due to Coronavirus

(6 days ago) The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is our number one priority. The National Park Service (NPS) is working service wide with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Death Valley Making Changes Due to COVID-19 …

(7 days ago) The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners at Death Valley National Park is our number one priority. The National Park Service (NPS) is working with the federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

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Coronavirus Arrives in Inyo County KIBS/KBOV Inyo …

(8 days ago) Inyo County has its first confirmed COVID-19 case. The first Coronavirus patient has been identified as a 42-year old female living in Bishop. According to Northern Inyo Hospital Rural Health Director, Stacey Brown, the patient came down with symptoms including a fever, cough, chills, body aches, headaches, and low-grade fever.

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Community News KIBS/KBOV Inyo County Local News …

(7 days ago) The statement announcing the resignation states, “Lee has lead us through a period of some very difficult changes in the health care industry. The Board thanks Lee for her years of service and wishes her the best in the future.”

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Coronavirus Town Hall Recap: When Will Normal Life …

(Just Now) Inyo County Public Health Officer, Dr. James Richardson, was one of the panelists who had the most to say during the event. To start things off, Richardson said, “As a public health officer, my goal is to protect the health of the citizens. Right now, the goal is to limit the impact of disease on local healthcare systems so they are not

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Inyo County Has First Coronavirus Death KIBS/KBOV …

(3 days ago) INYO COUNTY, April 24, 2020 (5:00pm) – Inyo County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. James Richardson, received notification late afternoon from Northern Inyo Healthcare District regarding a COVID-19 positive patient fatality. This is the first death in …

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What Effect Will Coronavirus Have on Local Schools

(4 days ago) Any decision to cancel school will likely come via instruction from the Inyo County Department of Public Health. However, Simpson says a decision to close areas of education comes down to the individual school districts. “When it comes to closures, it happens locally by each school district, meaning Big Pine, Owens Valley, Bishop, and Lone

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Northern Inyo Hospital Preparing for ‘Surge’ of COVID …

(4 days ago) The Rural Health Clinic Director said the hospital is receiving coronavirus testing results from a LabCorp facility based in Phoenix, which will greatly reduce the amount of time it takes to determine if a patient has the virus. On average, test results will be available in 2-3 days. Up until recently, NIHD had to send their samples to a

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dr. kevin flanigan KIBS/KBOV Inyo County Local News …

(7 days ago) California Health Care Foundation list Northern Inyo as a high performing hospital. July 5th by Seth Conners. The California Health Care Foundation recently notified the hospital leadership and staff at Northern Inyo Hospital of their recognition by the State of California as a “High Performing Hospital” based on maternity measures.

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Inyo County Confirms Third COVID-19 Case …

(4 days ago) INYO COUNTY, March 27, 2020 – Inyo County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. James Richardson, received notification during the evening of March 26 from Northern Inyo Healthcare District regarding a third positive COVID-19 test for an Inyo County resident.

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Bishop and Independence Prepare for Fireworks Shows …

(5 days ago) “The health and safety of our residents and first responders is of paramount importance to public health, as is the consideration and awareness of local health resource capacity,” stated Inyo County Public Health Officer Dr. James Richardson.

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Mammoth Lakes Police Department KIBS/KBOV Inyo …

(1 days ago) The tokens have been paid for by Mono County Behavioral Health and can be used the night of this event or any other night for a ride home provided that the ride is within the town limits. If the taxi ride is outside town limits (i.e., Main Lodge, the Bluffs, or Crowley Lake), the token is only good for its face value of $5.

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Coronavirus in Eastern Sierra Likely More of a ‘When

(Just Now) Director of Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Rural Health Clinic, Dr. Stacy Brown provided KIBS/KBOV with the latest relating to novel coronavirus in the Eastern Sierra Friday afternoon. Brown says there have been no local cases of coronavirus identified yet. “At this time, no local cases have been recorded.” Brown said.

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Inyo County Student Participates in Poetry Out Loud …

(8 days ago) All but five of California’s counties participated in this year’s event, with 53 student champions competing for the title. In response to the state’s current COVID-19 public health emergency, the finals were modified to be a virtual competition.

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The Tide May Be Turning In Northern Inyo Hospital’s …

(9 days ago) There is finally some good news when it comes to Northern Inyo Hospital’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. During Monday’s press conference with Rural Health Clinic Director, Dr. Stacey Brown, the hospital announced that the long-awaited speedy coronavirus test will be ready for NIHD to use by the end of the week.

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Dr. Timbers Appointed as Interim Chief Medical Officer

(7 days ago) 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 planning and the implementation of a new electronic health

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