Updated at 9:47 a.m.
The city of Bishop in Inyo County shares the hardships of being one of two counties still in the most restrictive tier, with the beloved and historic Mule Days celebration just weeks away. Plus, UC Davis Health offers some manageable solutions for the mental toll on adults and children during the pandemic, and The Center for the Arts in Nevada County reflects on the impact the foothill arts and performance center endured during closures, as they begin to reopen a year later.
- Bishop Mayor Stephen Muchovej discusses the economic impact and challenges for rural Inyo County, which remains in the most restrictive tier. Inyo and Merced County are the only remaining counties in the purple tier. Mountain Rambler Brewery shares the local business impact and Bobby Tanner with Red’s Meadow Pack Station explains the significance of the beloved and historic Mule Days festival taking place Memorial Day weekend
- UC Davis Early Psychosis Clinics Executive Director Dr. Tara Niendam explains how the pandemic has specifically impacted children and teens, stressing the need for positive time and attention
- UC Davis Health community Psychiatry Vice-Chair Dr. Amy Barnhorst on the difference between poor mental health and mental illness, and how those are affected differently by the pandemic
- The Center for the Arts in Nevada County Executive Director Amber Jo Manuel reflects on the toll the rural arts and performance center endured during closures