The June Lake Loop Chamber of Commerce is making this page available to keep you updated on the status of our area's response to the COVID-19 (sars coV-2) worldwide pandemic.
The County of Mono has issued the following advisory as of March 19, 2020: Mono County has declared a Public Health Emergency due to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Updated information can be found online at www.monohealth.com/coronavirus. All non-essential public gatherings, regardless of size, are prohibited. Bars, breweries, health clubs and gyms are closed. Restaurants may only be open for drive-thru, pick-up or delivery. Any travel should be limited to essential needs only. If you require non-emergency services, please call 2-1-1 and follow the prompts.
The California State Public Health Officer and Direct or of the California Department of Public Health is ordering all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors. This order takes effect on March 19 ,2020 until further notice. Read the full Executive Order here (pdf).
Acting under the Governor’s Stay At Home Order and to reduce community spread of COVID-19, on March 21, the Mono County Public Health Officer issued an order stating that short-term lodging facilities (including hotels, motels, condominiums or other units) are prohibited from operating, unless the short-term lodging facility is solely used for COVID-19 mitigation/containment measures and protecting homeless populations, for the limited purpose of the following:
- COVID-19 mitigation and containment measures, including measures to protect homeless populations, (examples include: isolation and quarantine or the housing of displaced persons).
- House workers performing functions that are essential to maintain the continuity of operations for critical infrastructur
June Lake Community Food Assistance --
- The June Lake Loop Chamber of Commerce is working to coordinate a grocery assistance program for those community members in need during this crisis. Please fill out this form so that we can share information about resources available and to coordinate local food bank efforts.
Local Services -
A number of business in the June Lake Loop plan to remain open to provide essential services, including:
- June Lake General Store 8AM - 8PM -- Groceries & Supplies
- June Pie Tue-Sun 4-8PM Takeout/Delivery -- Pizza & Alcohol
- June Lake Brewing 12-7PM Takeout Only
- High Sierra June Lake Thurs-Sun 12-7PM Pick-up -- Cannabis
- June Lake Junction --Shell Mart Gasoline
Meals and Food Distribution Information -
Below is information from monocounty.ca.gov. There are several food assistance programs for residents in Mono County.
- Mono County Social Services is offering meals on wheels to seniors 60+. Contact Social Service Mammoth (760) 924-1770, Bridgeport (760) 932-5600, or Walker (530) 495-1262
- Mammoth Lakes Tourism is setting up a free-of-charge drive-thru food bank in the Rudder's Romenade on Main Street (next to Black Velvet). The food bank hours are M,W,F, 10-12 and 3-5pm, starting on Monday, 03/23.
- IMACA food distribution program will begin delivering two-weeks-worth of food, every two weeks, directly to resident’s curbside. Check out the schedule here. Those not already registered for food delivery can sign up at here or call 760-279-4350.
- Vons grocery store is reserving two hours in the morning, Monday through Friday from 7-9am, for vulnerable shoppers, including senior citizens, pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems.
- Salvation Army food pantries are located in Bishop, Mammoth and Lee Vining. In Bishop, call or stop by to pick up food Monday through Friday from 10-3pm at 621 W Line Street, 760-872-2124. Mammoth location at 220 Sierra Manor Road, pick up on Monday and Wednesday from 2-4pm. In Lee Vining call760-937-0809 to set up pick up, or delivery for vulnerable populations.
- The CalFresh Program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy healthy, nutritious foods at many markets and food stores throughout Mono County. To apply, call Social Services 760-924- 1770 or apply on-line at C4Yourself
- MUSD volunteer staff are serving grab and go lunches 12-1pm Monday through Friday at the MHS MPR and Crowley Lake Community Center for all kids 18 years old and younger.
- Mammoth Christian Fellowship is offering free lunches to all (adults included) Monday- Friday 1:00pm at 549 Old Mammoth Road.
- Mammoth Grocery Outlet is delivering food to “at-risk” community members through volunteers. You can call the store for more information 760-934-1510.