Inyo County COVID-19 and Vaccine Update: 12-10-21

Inyo County COVID-19 and Vaccine Update

Friday, December 10th, 2021

COVID-19 Updates, Data, and Case Trend Reports are available as PDFs; click here to access them.

NIHD Moves Vaccine Clinic

COVID-19 vaccine
Photo: PAHO

(The eligible age for a booster dose has been extended to 16+)

Starting the week of 12/15: COVID-19 vaccine clinics will no longer be in the Northern Inyo Hospital lobby.

Click here to find available COVID-19 vaccine clinics.

Need help making a vaccine appointment? Email [email protected]


COVID-19 Case Rate

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Photo credit: BBC

Positive COVID-19 Cases: 2,602 (+17 increase over 12/08/21 update)

Active COVID-19 Cases: 53

Confirmed COVID-19 Deaths: 46 (+0 increase over 12/08/21 update)

For the Inyo County case demographics, currently the age group 0-17 has 12 active cases. Ages 18-49 has 24 active cases, ages 50-64 has 10 active cases, and ages 65+ has 7 active cases. 25 of those cases are male and 28 are female.

40 of these cases occur in North County (north of and including Big Pine), 10 are from South County (south of and including Independence), and 3 are from East County (east of Lone Pine). 0 are unreported or missing data concerning location.

COVID-19 Vaccine Data

Inyo County Vaccine Data 12-10-21If you want to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccines, read the vaccine fact sheets here.

As of November 12th, 2021, Inyo County has an eligible population (ages 5+) of 17,288. 64.9% of the full population are fully vaccinated, 10.3% have one dose, and 24.8% are not vaccinated.

Of the age group 5-11, 15.1% have the recommended single dose. Age group 12-17 is 48.4% fully vaccinated, 18-49 is 71.1%, 50-64 is 68.4%, and 65+ is 76.7%.


New COVID-19 Variant: Omicron

Omicron Variant
Photo: Dado Ruvic

What can Californians do to protect themselves?

  • Get vaccinated or your booster dose
  • Wear masks
  • Get tested
  • Stay home if sick


There is a Public Health Officer Mask Order in place requiring all individuals in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of the County of Inyo, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a face covering when they enter any indoor public facility. To read the full Health Officer Order, click here.

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