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  • Monterey County Community Health Center Board

    The Monterey County Community Health Center Board will meet Tuesday, December 12th from 3:30 to 6 pm at Seaside Family Health Center, 1156 Fremont Blvd in Seaside

    12/05/2017

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  • 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.

    12/04/2017 11:28 AM

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  • Food Safety Tips for the Holidays
    Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

    Parties, family dinners, and other gatherings where food is served are all part of the holiday cheer. But the merriment can change to misery if food makes you or others ill.

    12/04/2017

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  • Keep the holidays happy and safe for your pets
    Keep the holidays happy and safe for your pets

    The holidays are in full swing. Holidays bring special cards, gifts decorated with ribbons, tinsel or yarn, and special decorations like Christmas trees. Unfortunately, animals appreciate these items, as well -- and many of them can cause serious damage.

    12/04/2017

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  • Baby its Cold Outside - Stay warm safely
    Baby its Cold Outside - Stay warm safely

    The National Weather Service’s forecast for freezing temperatures leaves residents vulnerable to cold. The Monterey County Health Department would like to remind everyone to keep warm safely.

    12/01/2017 1:32 PM

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  • Safe Travels Via Salinas Grant to benefit 65+ population and Elementary Schools in Salinas
    Safe Travels Via Salinas Grant to benefit 65+ population and Elementary Schools in Salinas

    The Monterey County Health Department announced today that it has been awarded $130,000 as part of a Safe Travels Via Salinas grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. This grant will bring pedestrian safety education to the 65+ population and bike education to schools in Salinas. The yearlong grant start date was on November 13, 2017 and will benefit three elementary schools in East Salinas – Bardin Elementary, Cesar E. Chavez, and Dr. Oscar F. Loya Elementary.

    11/15/2017 3:54 PM

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  • Sport-Harvested Mussel Quarantine  Lifted along the California Coast
    Sport-Harvested Mussel Quarantine Lifted along the California Coast

    California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has lifted that the statewide annual quarantine on mussels taken by sport harvesters from California's ocean waters. Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) toxins remain at low or undetectable levels along the entire coast. PSP is a form of nervous system poisoning. Concentrated levels of the toxins can develop in mussels and other bivalve shellfish when they feed on certain naturally occurring marine plankton that can increase during favorable environmental conditions.

    11/01/2017

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