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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
Bayer Issues Recall of Alka-Seltzer Plus® Products
Bayer is voluntarily recalling Alka-Seltzer Plus® packages that, were sold only in the U.S. at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Kroger (including Dillons Food Stores, Fred Meyer, Fry’s Food Stores, Ralphs, King Soopers and Smith’s Food and Drug) after February 9, 2018. The packages can be identified by checking the Bayer logo located on the lower left corner of the front of the carton. If the logo has an orange or green background, the product is included in the recall The affected packages are being recalled because the ingredients on the front sticker may not match the actual product in the carton.
Monterey County Supervisors announce the selection of Henry Gonzales as Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner
The Monterey County Board of Supervisors announces the selection of Mr. Henry Gonzales as Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner.
3/13/2018 4:58:00 PM
Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Management Plan
The Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Management Plan (OWMP) was adopted by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors on December 15, 2009. On February 24, 2010, the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board approved the OWMP and its recommendations. The Environmental Health Bureau is currently evaluating onsite wastewater in the Carmel Highlands based on the intent of the OWMP and plans to return to the Board of Supervisors to recommend approval of amendments to County code as prescribed by the OWMP. Below are supporting documents.
|Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Management Plan
||Downloadable PDF of the Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Management Plan
|Carmel Highlands Nitrogen Management Area Map||Map Information
|OWTS Performance Evaluation||Downloadable Conventional Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Performance Evaluation
|Carmel Highlands Onsite Wastewater Study - 2009||Downloadable Onsite wastewater study for the Carmel Highland from 2009