Inyo County Public Health: COVID-19 and Vaccine Update
Inyo County COVID-19 and Vaccine Update
Friday, November 12th, 2021
COVID-19 Updates, Data, and Case Trend Reports are available as PDFs; click here to access them.
COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses
The FDA and CDC have approved booster doses and heterologous (mix-and-match) boosters for the Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Click here to read the recommendation and details.
Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Tri-County Fairgrounds: Home Eq./Arts Building
Pfizer Vaccine (12+)
Saturday, November 20, 9:00 am to noon, 1st/2nd/Booster doses available. Click here to make an appointment.
Moderna Vaccine (18+)
Saturday, November 20, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, booster doses only. Click here to make an appointment.
The COVID-19 Vaccine for children ages 5-11 has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) approval. At this time, there are very limited Pediatric Pfizer vaccine providers in Inyo County; more providers are expected to receive shipments in the coming weeks.
As of today (11/12/21) – Inyo County Public Health is the only COVID-19 vaccine provider with clinics scheduled/open to the public for Pediatric Vaccine (ages 5 to 11).
If you are interested in getting your child(ren) a COVID-19 vaccine, available clinics are listed below with more being added soon.
Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop
Sunday, November 21, 10:00 am to noon. Click here to make an appointment.
Vaccine Clinics for the Death Valley Area
The Inyo County Public Health Clinic Team will be ON CAMPUS at Death Valley Academy Wednesday, November 17th to offer free COVID-19 vaccines for all children/students five (5) years of age or older with parent/ guardian consent that attend Death Valley Unified School District.
All parents or guardians interested in having their child receive a COVID-19 vaccine during the clinic at the school will need to complete the Vaccine Information & Consent Packet; sent-out by the school and available in English & Spanish.
The Death Valley Academy is located at 217 Old State Highway 127, Shoshone, CA, 92384.
Other vaccine clinics in the Death Valley area are listed below. Click the links to make appointments.
Tecopa Community Center
Wednesday, November 17, 2:00-4:00 pm
Furnace Creek Visitors Center
Thursday, November 18, 10:00 am-noon
COVID-19 Vaccine Data
If 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. 61.7% are fully vaccinated, 9.1% have one dose, and 29.2% are not vaccinated.
Of the age group 5-11, 4.2% are fully vaccinated. Age group 12-17 is 45.3%, 18-49 is 67.9% vaccinated, 50-64 is 66.0% vaccinated, and 65+ is 74.4% vaccinated.
COVID-19 Case Rate
Positive COVID-19 Cases: 2,456 (+11 increase over 11/10/21 update)
Active COVID-19 Cases: 95
Confirmed COVID-19 Deaths: 42 (+0 increase over 11/10/21 update)
For the Inyo County case demographics, currently the age group 0-17 has 26 active cases. Ages 18-49 has 41 active cases, ages 50-64 has 16 active cases, and ages 65+ has 12 active cases. 50 of those cases are male and 45 are female.
86 of these cases occur in North County (north of and including Big Pine), 9 are from South County (south of and including Independence), and 0 are from East County (east of Lone Pine). 0 are unreported or missing data concerning location.
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.