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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
Do you have a preteen or teen? Protect their future with vaccines
Taking them to their sports physical, making sure they eat healthy and get plenty of sleep…you know these are crucial to your child’s health. But did you also you know your preteens and teens need vaccines to stay healthy and protected against serious diseases?
Beach Closure Lifted: MacAbee Beach
The closure of MacAbee Beach in Monterey has been lifted. The beach was posted due to a report to Monterey County Health Department's Environmental Health Bureau that sewage had spilled into the bay. Samples taken on August 14, 2017 reveal indicator bacteria levels considered safe for recreational contact.
8/15/2017 2:36:00 PM
Food Facility Forms and Applications
|Commissary Authorization Form||Commissary Authorization for Mobile Food Facility (MFF)
|Get the facts about Cottage Food Operations. Includes a partial list of approved cottage food categories.|
|Cottage Food Operation Application CLASS A||Cottage Food Operation Class A products cannot be sold to retail food facilities, wholesale, or by mail order. Products cannot be sold out of state. Internet sales must be picked up or delivered in person within county.|
|Cottage Food Operation Application CLASS B||Cottage Food Operation Class B products can be sold to retail food facilities, wholesale, or by mail order. Products cannot be sold out of state. Internet sales must be picked up or delivered in person within the county.|
|Event Organizer Packet Application||Special event/temporary food facility information.|
|Non-Profit Event Organizer Packet Application||Special event/temporary food facility information for non-profits|
|Food Facility Application||Application form for a new or change of permit.|
|Food Facility Plan Check PC-1 with instructions||A construction guide for any person intending to construct or remodel a food establishment within Monterey County. It is intended to serve as a general overview of the requirements and should not be considered all-inclusive.|
|Mobile Food Plan Check Review Form||Form for reviewing Mobile Food Plan Check
|Non Profit Fee Exemption Request||Non profit charitable organizations are entitled to 4 fee exemptions per year for fund raising events that do not exceed 72 hours each. To apply for fee exemption please submit the request on your organizations letterhead at least 10 business days prior to event.|
|Procedures for Obtaining Processed Food Registration||California Health and Safety Code (H&SC) Section 110460 requires businesses that manufacture, repack, label, or warehouse processed food products in this State to register with the Department of Health Services, Food and Drug Branch (FDB). The registration acts as the firm’s basic health permit to manufacture or warehouse processed food within California.|
|Temporary Food Facility Application Packet||Checklist, Fees, & Application for Temporary Food Facility Permit|
|Veteran Exemption for Food Facility Fees Application||This exemption is in accordance with Section 16102, Business and Professions Code; which allows Every soldier, sailor or marine of the United States who has received an honorable discharge or a release from active duty under honorable conditions from such service may hawk, peddle and vend any goods, wares or merchandise owned by him, except spirituous, malt, vinous or other intoxicating liquor, without payment of any license, tax or fee whatsoever, whether municipal, county or State, and the board of supervisors shall issue to such soldier, sailor or marine, without cost, a license therefor.|
|Workers Comp Affirmation English and Spanish||Form for Workers Comp Affirmation in English and Spanish|