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  •   Draft Mental Health Services Act Three Year Plan available for comment

    This FY18-20 MHSA 3-Year Program and expenditure Plan for Monterey County has been created to satisfy funding requirements set forth by Welfare and Institution Code (WIC) 5847 and authorized by the California Mental Health Service Oversight and Accountability Commission. The intended purpose of this document is to provide residents, stakeholders and service providers with an overview of planned MHSA funded activities in Monterey County over FY18 -20.

    8/23/2017 4:42:00 PM

  • 2017 Domestic Violence Conference

    The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (DVCC) is hosting their annual conference on October 13, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the General Stillwell Community Center in Seaside. Community members, survivors of domestic violence, as well as those working with victims are encouraged to attend.

    9/19/2017 5:11:00 PM

  • Annual Food Safety Conference

    In recognition of September being designated as National Food Safety Education Month, the Environmental Health Bureau of the Monterey County Health Department announces today it will again partner with the Food Safety Advisory Council (FSAC) of Monterey County for the 9th Annual Food Safety Conference. This year’s conference, “Hot Dogs for Breakfast!” highlights the regulation of pets and service animals in food establishments.

    9/15/2017 10:59:00 AM

  • West Nile Virus Detected in Monterey County Bird

    Monterey County Health Officials announce that West Nile virus has been detected in a bird from the 93908 ZIP code region of Monterey County. This is the first bird reported with West Nile virus in Monterey County since 2013. West Nile virus has been present in Monterey County since 2004. Birds are infected with West Nile virus the same way people are infected – usually through the bite of an infected mosquito. West Nile virus lives and multiplies in birds.

    8/21/2017 9:58:00 AM

  • Increasing Adolescent Immunization Coverage

    What are the nation’s experts saying to their patients about HPV vaccination? Three providers—a pediatrician, an OB-GYN, and a head and neck surgeon—outline the importance of vaccinating 11- and 12-year-olds against HPV cancers in a newly released e-learning module.