Commentary on the state of Mono County’s coronavirus response.

MONO COUNTY, Calif. — The path to reopening Mono County is a lot like giving directions to Mammoth Lake. No one has been down that road — it’s a mythical destination that does not yet exist — which makes it tough to find the way.

The local economy depends on tourism, movement of people to and from our mountain community. The pandemic also thrives on movement — asymptomatic carriers transmitting the disease in ways that the global medical community does not yet entirely understand.

If anything is certain, residents are getting frustrated. We are living in an environment that we can’t control and the future is unknown.

Read the full essay on Mono County Weekly.

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