Public Health Programs

The Public Health and Prevention Division works to promote and encourage healthy behaviors, prevent the spread of disease, improve early child development, prevent injuries, respond to disasters that impact the medical and health delivery system, assist communities in recovery, and assure the quality and accessibility of health services throughout the county.

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Public Health Clinic: Walk-In Services – The Inyo County Public Health Immunization Program works to reduce vaccine-preventable diseases by improving vaccine coverage, conducting disease investigations/control, and by providing education, community collaboration, assessment, and Immunization Registry services.

Free Immunizations for Everyone:

  • Influenza (6 months and older) - October to June
     
  • Primary COVID-19 Series: 
    Pfizer and Moderna (6 months and older)
     
  • Bivalent COVID-19 booster:
    Pfizer (5+ years old) and Moderna (6+ years old)

Childhood Vaccines (no-cost, if eligible for the VFC program):

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Hep A
  • Hep B
  • DTaP
  • Tdap
  • Polio
  • Varicella (chicken pox)
  • HPV
  • Meningococcal

Immunizations At-Cost:

  • Adult Hep B (20+ years old)
  • Tdap (10 to 64 years old) - available with Health Officer consult if patient is 6-9 years old or over the age of 64.

Family Planning Services (free for qualified individuals)

  • Pregnancy Testing
    • If client is determined pregnant, client will receive verification for emergency MediCal coverage and WIC services
  • STI Testing and Treatment (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis)
  • HIV Testing and Case Management
  • Free Condoms
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Birth Control - referrals
  • Termination Services - referrals

Other Services:

  • FREE - TB Assessment for Schools (children, teachers, and volunteers)
  • FREE - Narcan Education and Distribution
  • $10.00 - TB Test Placement – PPD (usually for preschool/daycare staff and volunteers, city staff and volunteers, county employees, etc.)

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Communicable Disease/Outbreak –The Public Health team works to promptly identify, prevent and control infectious diseases that pose a threat to public health, including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, vaccine-preventable agents, bacterial toxins, bioterrorism, and pandemics.

 

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California Children Services (CCS Program) –CCS is a State program for children with certain diseases or health problems. Through this program, children up to 21 years old can get the health care and services they need. CCS will connect qualifying children with doctors and trained health care people who know how to care for children with special health care needs.

 

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Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division(MCAH) –The Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Program (MCAH) develops prevention and early intervention strategies to promote the health of the women, infants, children, and adolescents of Marin County with a special focus on low-income populations.

     

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    ADAP / HIV Case Management –The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is for people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS. 

     

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    Disaster Preparedness – The Disaster Team manages public health consequences of emergency events through effective, coordinated agency-wide preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities. Disaster Preparedness is responsible for emergency planning and training within public health and health care services, and coordinates disaster inventories for emergency response and recovery. It serves as the forum for developing and maintaining emergency response plans.

     

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    For more information, please contact
    Inyo County Health & Human Services
    Public Health & Prevention Division at:
    (760) 873-7868

     

     

    Public Health Clinic

    PH Clinic Location

    Location:
    Clint Quinter County Office Building
    – Public Health Clinic –
    1360 N. Main Street, Suite 115
    Bishop, California 93514

    Clinic Hours:
    every Tuesday & Thursday:
    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
     

    Appointments are recommended,
    walk-ins are welcome.

    Vaccine Appointments

    Vaccinate Inyo

    Find available clinics and make advance appointments for:

    • COVID-19 Vaccines
    • Flu Shots

    Looking for Your Immunization Record?

    California Immunization Registry (CAIR2)

    The California Immunization Registry (CAIR2) is a secure, confidential, statewide computerized immunization information system for California residents.

    After Vaccination Health Checker

    v-safe after vaccination health checker

    Use your smartphone to tell CDC how you, or your dependent, feel after getting any dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Your participation in v-safe helps us monitor the safety of COVID-19 vaccines for everyone.