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.
May 22, 2020 - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has responded favorably to a request from Mono County, moving the expiration date of the Emergency Fishing Delay imposed on April 15, 2020 and set to expire on June 1, 2020. This will allow the fishing season in Mono County to begin on May 22, 2020. More Info
May 20, 2020 - Mono County has met the criteria set by the State of California to move into Expanded Stage 2 of the Resiliency Roadmap. The Governor's Stay-at-Home Order remains in effect throughout the state, and non-essential travel is still prohibited. More Info
May 20, 2020 - Mono County Health Officer Dr. Tom Boo issued a new Recreational Travel and Lodging Order replacing his April 1, 2020 Amended Order Clarifying Governor’s “Stay-at-Home” Order as Related to Lodging Facilities. The purpose of the new order is to provide additional clarification regarding lodging facilities within the Town of Mammoth Lakes and to rescind clarifications previously provided within unincorporated Mono County. More Info
May 19, 2020 - The Mono County Public Health Officer has issued Interim Guidelines for Businesses during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Mono County is entering Phase 2 of the Resilience Roadmap. More info
May 1, 2020 – Effective immediately, face coverings are required to be worn by all individuals while in public spaces in Mono County to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Read the complete order here.
April 21, 2020 - California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director Charlton H. Bonham delayed the start of the trout opener in Alpine, Inyo and Mono counties. Read details here.
April 13, 2020 - Effective immediately, all individuals working in essential sectors throughout Mono County are required to wear a face covering or mask to reduce the chance of spreading COVID-19. Under Governor Newsom’s Stay At Home Order issued on March 19 2020, only workers in essential sectors should be currently working and this order applies to all, from essential retail operations, construction, utilities, medical, food service, etc., to public safety and government personnel. read the full order here
April 1, 2020 --The Mono County Public Health officer has issued an updated order suspending short term rentals. All short-term rentals and accommodations in Mono County including campgrounds and RV parks will remain closed until May 31. read the full order here
March 31, 2020 - The first death of a Mono County resident due to COVID-19 has been confirmed. The death occurred on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The patient was a male in his 60’s. In addition to being infected with COVID-19, he was known to have other chronic medical conditions. Additional Information here
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).
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.