To All Inyo National Forest Visitors

Print copy of News Release

March 17, 2020

Media Contact: Deb Schweizer
(760) 873-2427
debra.schweizer@usda.gov
www.facebook.com/inyonf
Twitter: @Inyo_NF

 

A Notice To All Inyo National Forest Visitors

Continuing our service to you while doing our part to address the COVID-19 Pandemic is very important.

We are asking all visitors to self-assess using the following USDA provided questions:

  • Have you, someone living in your household, someone with you, someone you have been in close or frequent contact with, or someone you are caring for been diagnosed with COVID-19(Coronavirus) or had any contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?
  • In the last 14 days, have you, someone living in your household, or someone with you have been in close or frequent contact with, or someone you are caring for returned from, or made a travel connection through a CDC Level 2 or Level 3 country or State Department Level 3 or Level 4 country, for example, China, Korea, Japan, the European Union, Iran?
  • Do you currently have, or have you had within the last 24 hours, any cold or flu symptoms, including a fever greater than 100.4, shortness of breath, body aches and coughing?

If the answer to all of these questions is “NO,’ please call the phone number posted at each visitor center or office for assistance in obtaining entrance to the facility. This may include setting up an appointment to enhance social distancing and minimize the number of visitors in our office at one time.

  • Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center:760-924-5500
  • White Mountain Ranger Station and Bishop Supervisor’s Office: 760-873-2400
  • Eastern Sierra Visitor Center, Lone Pine: 760-876-6200

If any of the answers to the questions is ‘YES,’ we ask that you still please call the number above so we may see how we may assist your need through other means besides face-to-face.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we all work together to minimize the impacts and spread of COVID-19.

 

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