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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
BYOB—Bring Your Own Bag!
- Single-use plastic bags are no longer available at stores in Unincorporated Monterey County.
- The ordinance is intended to encourage the use of reusable bags while reducing litter and keeping plastic bags out of local waterways.
- Stores must charge a minimum of 10¢ for each paper or reusable bag.
Learn more about the OrdinanceWant to know more about the ordinance and how it effects you? Select an option from the menu to the left to learn more about information for retailers, shoppers, resources, enforcement, FAQs, & more!
Other Ordinances around the County
| City/Area of Jurisdiction for the Reusable Bag Ordinance
||Effective Date the Reusable Bag ordinance will take effect
||Wednesday, April 1, 2015|
|Thursday, January 01, 2015
|Soledad||Friday, May 01, 2015|
|Greenfield||Sunday, March 01, 2015|
|King City||Thursday, January 01, 2015|
|Marina||Thursday, March 19, 2015|
|Saturday, September 19, 2015
|Sand City*||Wednesday, July 01, 2015|
|Del Rey Oaks*||Wednesday, July 01, 2015|
|Monterey||Sunday, July 01, 2012|
|Carmel||Sunday, February 03, 2013|
|Pacific Grove||Sunday, March 01, 2015|
|Unincorporated Monterey County||Friday, March 27, 2015|
*Under SB 270 Being challenged in the courts
Have Questions?Frequently Asked Questions about the Plastic Bag Ordinance
¿Tienes alguna pregunta? Preguntas Frecuentes para la Ordenanza de Bolsas Reutilizables del Condado de Monterey
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