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  •   Monterey County Declares Hepatitis A Outbreak Among Homeless Population

    Since early 2017, the San Diego and Santa Cruz County Health Departments have been investigating local hepatitis A outbreaks among individuals who are homeless or use illicit drugs. Unfortunately, disease levels in Monterey County have now reached outbreak levels. Since October 2017, hepatitis A has been diagnosed in 9 individuals with a history of homeless in Monterey County. These individuals did not travel outside of Monterey County so are assumed to have become ill due to transmission within the homeless and illegal drug use communities in Monterey County.

    2/5/2018 4:46:00 PM

  •   UPDATE: Request for information about illegal hazardous waste dump

    Since the initial reporting of the illegally disposed hazardous waste barrels on January 17th, 2018, the Monterey County Health Department has identified four disposal locations within the county. 58 barrels have been found.Thanks to calls we received from the public, we are aware that there may be as many as 70 barrels total disposed.

    1/19/2018 3:07:00 PM

  • Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Update Communitiy Meeting

    Monterey County Behavioral Health will be hosting regional meetings to present an update on the Mental Health Services Act and get community feedback and input regarding some current and future MHSA activities.

    2/23/2018 3:28:00 PM

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Salinas Drinking Water Program:

A Free Bottled Drinking Water is being offered to qualified residents of the Salinas Valley through April 2018. To find out more, click here or download flyer here: English / Español.

You may also call the Toll-free information line: 1-855-673-1066 or email cleandrinkingwater@waterboards.ca.gov

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Big Sur Waste Management Updates: Click Here to get the latest services dates for trash pick-up
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Welcome to Environmental Health

The Staff of the Environmental Health Bureau is dedicated to safeguarding the residents and resources of Monterey County by providing services that help promote responsible business practices, by providing educational opportunities to industry workers and the public, and when necessary, by enforcing Environmental Health principles and law.

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The Environmental Health Bureau operates under the Monterey County Health Department and is responsible for the oversight of the following programs:



Consumer Health
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Drinking Water
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Environmental Health Review Services - See More


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Recycling Resource and Recovery Services - See More


Solid Waste
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