Yosemite National Park Thursday, May 13, 2021

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Thursday, May 13, 2021

Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Sunny. Highs 74 to 82 at 5000 feet...60 to 70 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 50 to 60 at 5000 feet...39 to 48 at 8000 feet.
Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs 72 to 80 at 5000 feet...59 to 69 at 8000 feet.

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa | Badger Pass

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Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Available Monday
Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be provided by the Yosemite Medical Clinic and Mariposa County Public Health on Monday, May 24, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This vaccination clinic will be located outside of the East Auditorium in Yosemite Valley in conjunction with new employee onboarding.

All vaccines will be administered on a walk-in basis. During this clinic, the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine will be available. No appointment scheduling is required. Anyone interested in getting vaccinated will register on-site. Remember to bring photo ID and loose-fitting clothing is recommended.

Please expect the whole process to take approximately 30-40 minutes, including check-in and observation.

If you are interested in a Moderna vaccine, additional vaccination clinics are available at the Yosemite Medical Clinic every Wednesday from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm on a walk-in basis. Vaccines are available for 1st and 2nd doses.

The Johnson & Johnson and the Moderna vaccine are for individuals 18 and older. Additional information on vaccination clinics for individuals under the age of 18 will be available in the near future.

The COVID-19 vaccine is an important tool we have to protect ourselves, our families, and our co-workers from serious complications associated with COVID-19. To learn more, please visit www.mariposacounty.org/2466/COVID-19-Vaccination (J. Richards)
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Free COVID-19 Testing
Testing is available in Yosemite Valley on Mondays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the Yosemite Valley Emergency Services Complex (9034 Lost Arrow Rd).

Testing is available in El Portal on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the El Portal Community Center.

The park's testing provider is OptumServe/LHI. Testing is available for people of all ages, including children 3 and up with their parents/guardians present, as long as the children can tolerate the test. Registering in advance is strongly advised, though space for some walk ins may be available. It is easy to sign up online or by phone.

Yosemite National Park Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Yosemite National Park
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Sunny. Highs 73 to 81 at 5000 feet...59 to 69 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Clear. Lows 50 to 60 at 5000 feet...39 to 48 at 8000 feet.
Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs 75 to 81 at 5000 feet...60 to 70 at 8000 feet.

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa | Badger Pass

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Free COVID-19 Testing
Testing is available in Yosemite Valley on Mondays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the Yosemite Valley Emergency Services Complex (9034 Lost Arrow Rd).

Testing is available in El Portal on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the El Portal Community Center.

The park's testing provider is OptumServe/LHI. Testing is available for people of all ages, including children 3 and up with their parents/guardians present, as long as the children can tolerate the test. Registering in advance is strongly advised, though space for some walk ins may be available. It is easy to sign up online or by phone.

There are 100 appointments available each testing day. Register online for your OptumServe test here: https://lhi.care/covidtesting. It will take several minutes to complete your initial registration. You can also register by calling 888-634-1123.

OptumServe testing also remains available in Mariposa from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed 11:30 - 1:00 for lunch) break) Tuesdays through Saturdays. Testing is also available in Groveland.

It continues to be recommended for anyone working in close contact with high volumes of the public to continue to get tested frequently. For those who have been fully vaccinated, it is recommended to get tested between every two weeks to at least once a month. For those who have not yet been fully vaccinated, or for those who work in healthcare/EMT or other close-contact positions, it is recommended to get tested every 7-14 days.

If you have been traveling out of your home area or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, it is recommended to get tested within 4-6 days of returning from travel or from the date of the COVID-19 exposure. (J. Richards)

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Wawona Road Maintenance
The Wawona road crew will be brushing, ditching, patching and scaling along Wawona Road until August with periodic traffic delays. Please remember to drive safely and slowly in this work zone. (M. Jones)

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RECENT NEWS

Yosemite National Park --Monday, May 10, 2021

Yosemite National Park
Monday, May 10, 2021

Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Sunny, warmer. Highs 70 to 78 at 5000 feet...57 to 67 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Clear. Lows 47 to 57 at 5000 feet...36 to 46 at 8000 feet.
Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs 69 to 77 at 5000 feet...55 to 65 at 8000 feet.

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa | Badger Pass

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Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Available During New Employee Onboarding 5/10 & 5/24
Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be provided by the Yosemite Medical Clinic and Mariposa County Public Health on Monday, May 10 and Monday, May 24, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. These vaccination clinics will be located outside of the East Auditorium in Yosemite Valley in conjunction with new employee onboarding.

All vaccines will be administered on a walk-in basis. During these two clinics, the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine will be available. No appointment scheduling is required. Anyone interested in getting vaccinated will register on-site. Remember to bring photo ID and loose-fitting clothing is recommended. Please expect the whole process to take approximately 30-40 minutes, including check-in and observation.

If you are interested in a Moderna vaccine, additional vaccination clinics are available at the Yosemite Medical Clinic every Wednesday from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm on a walk-in basis. Vaccines are available for 1st and 2nd doses.

The Johnson & Johnson and the Moderna vaccine are for individuals 18 and older.

The COVID-19 vaccine is an important tool to protect yourselves, families, and co-workers from serious complications associated with COVID-19. To learn more, visit www.mariposacounty.org/2466/COVID-19-Vaccination (J. Richards)

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Hodgdon Meadows Power Outage Today
PG&E will be replacing electrical poles in the Hodgdon Meadow area. There will be a temporary power outage on Monday, May 10, 0900-1300. For more information call Heather Gonzales, PG&E Outage Coordinator, at 726-5588. (K. Bablitch)
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Yosemite National Park ... Friday, May 7, 2021

Yosemite National Park
Friday, May 7, 2021

Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Sunny. Highs 62 to 70 at 5000 feet...49 to 59 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Clear, breezy. Lows 41 to 51 at 5000 feet...30 to 40 at 8000 feet. Northeast winds around 25 mph with gusts to around 50 mph after midnight. Over higher elevations, gusts up to 45 mph after midnight.
Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs 67 to 73 at 5000 feet...53 to 63 at 8000 feet. Gusts up to 40 mph in the morning.

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa | Badger Pass

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Free COVID-19 Testing
Testing is available in Yosemite Valley on Mondays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the Yosemite Valley Emergency Services Complex (9034 Lost Arrow Rd).

Testing is available in El Portal on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the El Portal Community Center.

The park's testing provider is OptumServe/LHI. Testing is available for people of all ages, including children 3 and up with their parents/guardians present, as long as the children can tolerate the test. Registering in advance is strongly advised, though space for some walk ins may be available. It is easy to sign up online or by phone.

There are 100 appointments available each testing day. Register online for your OptumServe test here: https://lhi.care/covidtesting. It will take several minutes to complete your initial registration. You can also register by calling 888-634-1123.

OptumServe testing also remains available in Mariposa from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed 11:30 - 1:00 for lunch) break) Tuesdays through Saturdays. Testing is also available in Groveland.

It continues to be recommended for anyone working in close contact with high volumes of the public to continue to get tested frequently. For those who have been fully vaccinated, it is recommended to get tested between every two weeks to at least once a month. For those who have not yet been fully vaccinated, or for those who work in healthcare/EMT or other close-contact positions, it is recommended to get tested every 7-14 days.

If you have been traveling out of your home area or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, it is recommended to get tested within 4-6 days of returning from travel or from the date of the COVID-19 exposure. (J. Richards)

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Yosemite National Park ### Thursday, May 6, 2021

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Thursday, May 6, 2021

Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Sunny. Highs 69 to 77 at 5000 feet...56 to 66 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 54 at 5000 feet...35 to 43 at 8000 feet.
Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs 63 to 70 at 5000 feet...50 to 60 at 8000 feet.

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa | Badger Pass

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Free COVID-19 Testing
Testing is available in Yosemite Valley on Mondays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the Yosemite Valley Emergency Services Complex (9034 Lost Arrow Rd).

Testing is available in El Portal on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the El Portal Community Center.

The park's testing provider is OptumServe/LHI. Testing is available for people of all ages, including children 3 and up with their parents/guardians present, as long as the children can tolerate the test. Registering in advance is strongly advised, though space for some walk ins may be available. It is easy to sign up online or by phone.

There are 100 appointments available each testing day. Register online for your OptumServe test here: https://lhi.care/covidtesting. It will take several minutes to complete your initial registration. You can also register by calling 888-634-1123.

OptumServe testing also remains available in Mariposa from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed 11:30 - 1:00 for lunch) break) Tuesdays through Saturdays. Testing is also available in Groveland.

It continues to be recommended for anyone working in close contact with high volumes of the public to continue to get tested frequently. For those who have been fully vaccinated, it is recommended to get tested between every two weeks to at least once a month. For those who have not yet been fully vaccinated, or for those who work in healthcare/EMT or other close-contact positions, it is recommended to get tested every 7-14 days.

If you have been traveling out of your home area or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, it is recommended to get tested within 4-6 days of returning from travel or from the date of the COVID-19 exposure. (J. Richards)

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RECENT NEWS

May 1 Snow Survey Results
Park staff have completed the May 1 snow surveys. Water content for the Tuolumne drainage is at 25% of average, and at 31% of average for the Merced drainage. (M. Fincher)
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Yosemite National Park -- Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Yosemite National Park
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Sunny. Highs 73 to 81 at 5000 feet...59 to 69 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Clear. Lows 51 to 61 at 5000 feet...39 to 49 at 8000 feet.
Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs 70 to 77 at 5000 feet...56 to 66 at 8000 feet.

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa | Badger Pass

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Free COVID-19 Testing
Testing is available in Yosemite Valley on Mondays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the Yosemite Valley Emergency Services Complex (9034 Lost Arrow Rd).

Testing is available in El Portal on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the El Portal Community Center.

The park's testing provider is OptumServe/LHI. Testing is available for people of all ages, including children 3 and up with their parents/guardians present, as long as the children can tolerate the test. Registering in advance is strongly advised, though space for some walk ins may be available. It is easy to sign up online or by phone.

There are 100 appointments available each testing day. Register online for your OptumServe test here: https://lhi.care/covidtesting. It will take several minutes to complete your initial registration. You can also register by calling 888-634-1123.

OptumServe testing also remains available in Mariposa from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed 11:30 - 1:00 for lunch) break) Tuesdays through Saturdays. Testing is also available in Groveland.

It continues to be recommended for anyone working in close contact with high volumes of the public to continue to get tested frequently. For those who have been fully vaccinated, it is recommended to get tested between every two weeks to at least once a month. For those who have not yet been fully vaccinated, or for those who work in healthcare/EMT or other close-contact positions, it is recommended to get tested every 7-14 days.

If you have been traveling out of your home area or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, it is recommended to get tested within 4-6 days of returning from travel or from the date of the COVID-19 exposure. (J. Richards)
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May 1 Snow Survey Results
Park staff have completed the May 1 snow surveys. Water content for the Tuolumne drainage is at 25% of average, and at 31% of average for the Merced drainage. (M. Fincher)
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Yosemite National Park Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Yosemite National Park
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Sunny. Highs 69 to 77 at 5000 feet...56 to 66 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Clear. Lows 48 to 58 at 5000 feet...38 to 47 at 8000 feet.
Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs 72 to 78 at 5000 feet...57 to 67 at 8000 feet.

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa | Badger Pass

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Free COVID-19 Testing
Testing is available in Yosemite Valley on Mondays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the Yosemite Valley Emergency Services Complex (9034 Lost Arrow Rd).

Testing is available in El Portal on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (closed 2:00-3:00 pm for lunch). The testing site is located at the El Portal Community Center.

The park's testing provider is OptumServe/LHI. Testing is available for people of all ages, including children 3 and up with their parents/guardians present, as long as the children can tolerate the test. Registering in advance is strongly advised, though space for some walk ins may be available. It is easy to sign up online or by phone.

There are 100 appointments available each testing day. Register online for your OptumServe test here: https://lhi.care/covidtesting. It will take several minutes to complete your initial registration. You can also register by calling 888-634-1123.

OptumServe testing also remains available in Mariposa from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm (closed 11:30 - 1:00 for lunch) break) Tuesdays through Saturdays. Testing is also available in Groveland.

It continues to be recommended for anyone working in close contact with high volumes of the public to continue to get tested frequently. For those who have been fully vaccinated, it is recommended to get tested between every two weeks to at least once a month. For those who have not yet been fully vaccinated, or for those who work in healthcare/EMT or other close-contact positions, it is recommended to get tested every 7-14 days.

If you have been traveling out of your home area or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, it is recommended to get tested within 4-6 days of returning from travel or from the date of the COVID-19 exposure. (J. Richards)
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