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  • Beach Advisories: Monterey Municipal Beach and Carmel Beach at Ocean Avenue

    Monterey Municipal Beach and Carmel Beach at Ocean Ave have been posted with an advisory due to high indicator bacteria found in samples taken 01/16/2018. The beaches will remain posted until samples indicate that indicator bacteria are at a safe level for recreational water contact according to state guidelines.

    1/17/2018 5:45:00 PM

  • National Health Survey Underway in Monterey County

    The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the most comprehensive survey of the health and nutritional status of the U.S. population is coming to Monterey County beginning on January 10, 2017.

    1/9/2018 11:15:00 AM

  • Monterey County Health Department awarded grant funds for active transportation programs

    Monterey County Health Department has been awarded a two-year Active Transportation Program grant from CalTrans to improve the safety of the streets in Monterey County and encourage the use of active modes of transport. The $964,000 grant will begin July 1, 2018.

    1/4/2018 1:00:00 PM

  • First Influenza Death of the Season Reported

    The Health Department regretfully announces the death of a Monterey County resident associated with influenza virus infection. The individual was an adult under the age of 65 years. The Health Department will not release additional details about the individual in order to protect the family’s right to privacy and to maintain confidentiality.

    12/28/2017 11:01:00 AM

  • CDPH Issues Guidelines on How to Reduce Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy from Cell Phones

    As smartphone use continues to increase in the U.S., especially among children, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today issued guidance for individuals and families who want to decrease their exposure to the radio frequency energy emitted from cell phones. Although the scientific community has not reached a consensus on the risks of cell phone use, research suggests long-term, high use may impact human health.

    12/14/2017 2:28:50 PM