- Beach Advisory Lifted: Lovers Point Beach
Lovers Point Beach was posted with an advisory due to high indicator bacteria found in samples taken 4/22/2019. Follow up samples reveal that bacteria counts are at levels considered safe for recreational contact.
04/24/2019 2:17 PMdetail
- FDA: Be Aware of Potentially Dangerous Products That Claim to Treat Autism
Products or treatments claiming to cure autism are deceptive and misleading, because there is no cure for autism. The same is true of many products claiming to “treat” autism or autism-related symptoms. Some may carry significant health risks.
- Hazard Mitigation Update Launch
Monterey County begins its effort to update its Hazard Mitigation Plan, an important plan identifying our local hazards and how to reduce related risks.
03/29/2019 6:09 PMdetail
- 2020 Census Launch
Monterey County will kick off its 2020 Census efforts at a special event April 1st in Castroville.
03/28/2019 8:31 PMdetail
- Amendment to the Notice of Treatment for the Asian Citrus Psyllid
Between December 6, 2018 and January 11, 2019, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) confirmed the presence of Asian citrus psyllids (ACP), Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, a harmful exotic pest in the city of Soledad in Monterey County. This detection indicates that a breeding population exists in the area. The devastating citrus disease Huanglongbing (HLB) is spread by the feeding action of ACP. The ACP infestation is sufficiently isolated and localized to be amendable to the CDFA's ACP treatment work plan. A Program Environmental Impact Report (PIER) has been certified which analyzes the ACP treatment program in accordance with Public Resources Code, Sections 21000 et seq. The PEIR is available at www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/peir. The treatment activities described are consistent with the PEIR.
- Expanded Recall of Infant Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drops
Tris Pharma has expanded the scope of its November 2018 recall by adding three (3) additional lots of Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drops, USP, 50 mg per 1.25 mL, to the retail (pharmacy) level. Some units from these batches have been found to have higher levels of Ibuprofen concentration. The brand names are CVS Health, Equate, and Family Wellness.