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  • Monterey County EMS Listening Sessions
    Monterey County EMS Listening Sessions

    The Monterey County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency will be hosting a series of five community-based listening sessions designed to help the County assess the effectiveness of our EMS system. The sessions will be open to residents and community partners and will be structured to encourage feedback and ideas around how to improve our EMS system.

    09/20/2017 2:26 PM

  • 2017 Domestic Violence Conference

    The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (DVCC) is hosting their annual conference on October 13, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the General Stillwell Community Center in Seaside. Community members, survivors of domestic violence, as well as those working with victims are encouraged to attend.

    09/19/2017 5:11 PM

  • Annual Food Safety Conference

    In recognition of September being designated as National Food Safety Education Month, the Environmental Health Bureau of the Monterey County Health Department announces today it will again partner with the Food Safety Advisory Council (FSAC) of Monterey County for the 9th Annual Food Safety Conference. This year’s conference, “Hot Dogs for Breakfast!” highlights the regulation of pets and service animals in food establishments.

    09/15/2017 10:59 AM

  • We sprang a leak!

    The Carmel Valley Branch will be closed until Tuesday, September 12th for unexpected facility repairs.

    09/06/2017 8:31 AM

  • Increasing Adolescent Immunization Coverage

    What are the nation’s experts saying to their patients about HPV vaccination? Three providers—a pediatrician, an OB-GYN, and a head and neck surgeon—outline the importance of vaccinating 11- and 12-year-olds against HPV cancers in a newly released e-learning module.


  • Feel Better Text Program
    Feel Better Text Program

    The Monterey County Health Department is excited to introduce the return of the Champions for Change Feel Better Mobile Text Program for Monterey County Residents. The text program helps the residents of Monterey County feel better one text at a time.

    08/02/2017 3:51 PM

  • Pregnant Women Urged to Avoid Going to Areas with Zika Risk

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) advises pregnant women, and men and women of child bearing age, not to go to areas with Zika. If they must go to places with known transmission of the Zika virus, CDPH recommends they protect themselves against sexual transmission of Zika and take steps to prevent mosquito bites.

    07/28/2017 3:01 PM