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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
Winter Recess Closure List
Many Monterey County government offices will be closed or have limited hours of operation during a Winter Recess scheduled from December 26th- 29st. Check the department open/closed list for available services.
12/13/2017 4:06:00 PM
It's Not Too Late
It’s that time of year again. As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, flu activity is increasing. Now is a great time to get a flu vaccine if you have not gotten vaccinated yet. A flu vaccine can protect you and your loved ones. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season.
12/4/2017 11:28:00 AM
Pools & spa inspections - Ensuring Public Safety
The Consumer Health Protection Unit routinely inspects public swimming pools, including spa pools, hot tubs, and water slides to ensure the public is protected from injury and illness.
In addition, the recreational health program conducts necessary bacteriological and chemical analyses of swimming pool water, reviews the onsite water re-circulation and safety equipment, conducts plan reviews for new and remodeled pools and spas, and issues permits.
Codes for Public Pools and Spas
||Excerpts of the California Health and Safety Code, California Code of Regulations, California Building Code, and California Electrical Code relating to pools and spas. Published by CAEHA.|
|California Health Code regarding Swimming Pool Sanitation.
|Title 24, Part 2, Vol. 2 California Building Code||Information on the application and use of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations, which governs the design and construction of all building occupancies and associated facilities and equipment throughout California.|
|Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act||Designed to prevent the tragic and hidden hazard of drain entrapments and eviscerations in pools and spas, the law became effective on December 19, 2008.|
|2015 Title 22 Complete Changes||A side by side comparison of the new and old Title 22 pool code effective 2015|
|CDPH Public Swimming Pool Requirements||Information from the California Department of Public Health regarding public swimming pools|
Construction/Management of Public Pools
|Spa Plan/Check Application
||Application for Spa Plan/Check
|Checklist & Application for Swimming Pool Plan
|Pool and Spa Electrical Checklist
||Checklist for Electrical
|Pool/Spa Inspection Form
||Form for Spa & Pool Inspection
|Pool Maintenance Record
||Good for keeping a maintenance record for pool
|Pool Cover Guidelines||A guide detailing various types of pool covers and offering safety suggestions for their use at public pools.|
|Self Inspection Checklist||An inspection checklist, designed to be used by facility operators, to assist with compliance.|
|Water Preservation for Public Pools||A guide to conserving water in the operation of a swimming pools in response to severe drought conditions.|
|Metodos de preservacion de agua para instalaciones con pescinas publicas durante las condiciones sequia.|
|Fecal Accidents in Pools||A guide detailing actions that must be taken in the event of a fecal accident at a public swimming pool, spa, or other bathing place.|
|Swim-diaper and swim pants
||Information regarding Swim-diaper & swim pants
|Pool Chemistry Maintenance||A guide regarding the maintenance of proper chemistry in swimming pools, spas, and other recreational water.|
|Triple A’s of Healthy Swimming||Helpful hints for health swimming
|Drowning Prevention Tips||Information on how to prevent children from accidentally drowning|
|Hot Tub Disinfection Procedures||Informational guide to help in the event of Legionnaires case in a hot tub|
Service Counter Locations
1270 Natividad Road
Salinas, CA 93906
1200 Aguajito Road
Monterey, CA 93940
Telephone: (831) 647-7654
King City Office
620 Broadway St., Ste. N
King City, CA 93930