Mono County Public Health And Environmental Health


1290 Tavern Rd Suite 246, Mammoth Lakes, CA


37.6450547, -118.9628653


The Mono County Health Department provides environmental and public health services that support the health and safety of Mono County residents and visitors! Read on below for more information about the services they provide.

Public Health Updates

You can sign up for email updates about important health information such as MonoGrams, flu clinic schedules and community events. Go to the website linked above and scroll down until you see Public Health Updates to the left!

Coronavirus Status, Responses, Vaccinations, and Testing

Mono County provides statistics on positive cases, deaths, and vaccinations within Mono County. They provide a link for registering to receive a Covid-19 vaccine and information about ordering at-home Covid tests. Information about how to prevent illness and what to do if you become sick is shared as well.

Immunization Programs

The County website lists times and dates in both English and Spanish for Coronavirus vaccine clinics. Vaccines are available to individuals age 5 and up. Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson are all available.

Children’s Medical Services (CMS)

There are three services that fall under the Children’s Medical Services: California Children’s Services (CCS), Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP), and Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC).

California Children’s Services (CCS)

This program provides further diagnosis or medical treatment from pediatric specialists for children that have specific serious or chronic medical conditions. Families are helped via personal case management and some financial assistance if eligible. The child must be a California resident, have a specific medical condition or concern, and may be required to meet other financial requirements. Therapy services and evaluations such as physical and occupational therapy, durable medical equipment, and bracing are available when the child is eligible.

Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP)

This program offers free physical examinations for children from birth to 21 years of age. The exams include preventive heal care and early detection of disease and disabilities. The services are free for eligible children of low-to-moderate income families and for children with Medi-Cal. The exam may include referral to dental, vision, and other resources if needed. Case management assistance and financial assistance are available to eligible families.

Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care (HCPCFC)

This program provides medical case management services for Mono County children in Child Welfare Services or Probation. Mono County Health Department’s Foster Care Nurse works with social workers, probation officers, medical providers, substitute care providers and biological parents to coordinate and ensure each child’s health needs until the child returns home or turns 18. Services include routine medical and dental exams, referrals, treatment, medications, emergency services, and mental health services.

Communicable Disease Program

This program monitors and reports communicable diseases as required to the California Department of Public Health. It also strives to decrease the frequency and spread of those diseases. Communicable diseases include, but are not limited to tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, Hantavirus, hepatitis, foodborne diseases, and childhood infections (such as measles, polio, chickenpox, mumps).

Emergency Preparedness Program

This program helps provide resources and planning for helping you and your family during a disaster.

Mono County Access & Functional Needs (AFN) Registry

If you register at this linked website, you can provide information to emergency response agencies so they can better serve you in an emergency.

Local Oral Health Program

This program provides you with resources and services that help promote oral health for both children and adults. This is done via education and prevention opportunities. Numerous resource guides and listed services are available here at this website.

Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health (MCAH)

This division supports the vision of the Center for Family Health by implementing strategies to improve health, development, wellbeing and equity. Numerous programs are available for:
Family Planning and Prenatal Care Guidance, Cannabis Health Education, Infant Health, Child Health, Teen Health, and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs.

Medical Marijuana Identification Card Services

If you are at least 21 years old, or if you are 18 or older and have a current qualifying physician’s recommendation or a valid county-issued Medical Marijuana Identification Card, marijuana is legal. Mono County provides services for making an appointment to obtain your card and this website goes over the necessary requirements.

STD & HIV/AIDS Programs

The Mono County Health Department offers the following programs:

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)

This program helps people living with HIV and AIDS who are uninsured and under-insured have access to medication. Individuals are eligible if they are a resident of California, are HIV infected, are 18 years of age or older, have a Federal Adjusted Gross Income (FAGI) that does not exceed $50,000, and have a valid prescription from a licensed California physician.

Condom Bags

Free condoms and educational information are offered outside the Health Department’s reception desk during normal business hours.

Education and Prevention

The Health Department provides free, comprehensive sex education presentations to help young people understand their sexual risks, access local services, and support their health and wellbeing.

HIV Care Program (HCP)

This program provides confidential services for individuals and their families living with HIV/AIDS in Mono County. Services include: case management to help identify needs, provide referrals to community resources, financial assistance to help obtain public benefits and medical services (such as gas and food vouchers), payment of utility bills, or assistance with obtaining medications.

HIV/STD Testing

Confidential and free testing for HIV, Hepatitis C, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis are offered at the Mammoth Lakes office, Bridgeport office, and Walker Wellness Center by appointment only. To make an appointment, call 760-924-1830.

HIV Surveillance

Federal and state laws require HIV/AIDS case reporting to be conducted by laboratories, local health departments, counseling and testing (C&T) sites and healthcare providers. The Health Department ensures that all local cases of HIV/AIDS are reported to the California Department of Public Health.

Partner Notification Services

This website offers a helpful and easy way to inform your partners they should get tested.

Tobacco Education Program

The goals of this program are to:

  • Increase the awareness of the effects of smoking on public health
  • Improve communities’ abilities to change smoking behavior
  • Increase the influence of existing legal and economic factors that discourage smoking
  • Strengthen social norms and values supporting non-smoking

Initiatives include the provision of quitting resources, Mono County Prevention Coalition, Smoke-Free Teen, The Truth Initiative, and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

This program provides nutrition education for low-income families including: pregnant women, infants, children 0-5 years old, and postpartum women. The program also helps provide healthy food options for those families in need. Services include:

  • Prenatal nutrition
  • Breastfeeding
  • Feeding your child
  • Parenting tips
  • One-on-one support from a lactation counselor and loan of a breast pump
  • EBT cards
  • Referral and help finding healthcare and other community services

Public Health Community Clinics

Please call the Mono County Health Department at (760) 924-1830 to schedule an appointment. The following services are available:

Free Public Health Clinic Services

  • Birth Control Education and coverage through PACT
  • STD testing
  • Condoms
  • Pregnancy Testing and prenatal education
  • Prenatal Multi-vitamins
  • Tuberculosis Assessments (sometimes required for certain jobs or volunteering)
  • Tobacco/Vape Quit Kits
  • Oral Health Resource Bags
  • Helmets
  • Naloxone (Narcan): Reverse opioid overdose

Clinic Services with Minimal Costs

  • Vaccinations (prices vary)
  • Travel Consult (45$ plus costs of any immunizations)

Opening Hours


08:00-17:00 Closed for Lunch 12:00 – 13:00


08:00-17:00 Closed for Lunch 12:00 – 13:00


08:00-17:00 Closed for Lunch 12:00 – 13:00


08:00-17:00 Closed for Lunch 12:00 – 13:00


08:00-17:00 Closed for Lunch 12:00 – 13:00



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