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Page last updated on April 06, 2020
Shelter-in-Place Order for Monterey County reissued with added restrictions effective at 11:59 p.m. on April 3, 2020 and will continue to be in effect until 11:59 p.m. on May 3, 2020, or until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Health Officer. For more information.
Novel Coronavirus is an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).
As of 11:59pm, April 4, 2020, there have been 62 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Monterey County residents (no change from April 3).
Respiratory Virus Screening Medical Tents Not Available
Alternate Care Sites
Asilomar Conference Center (Operated by California Department of Public Health)
Number of Active Events: 1
Structures Destroyed: 0
Mandatory Evacuations: 0
Communication Issues: No
Structures Threatened: 0
Shelters Open: 0
Major Road Closures: 0
Orders: Shelter-in-Place Order
School Closures: All
This is a timeline of international, domestic, and local significant events related to COVID-19. All new information will be highlighted in blue at the top.
April 6, 2020 - Monterey County Op Area EOC elevated activation level to Level 1.
April 3, 2020 – Monterey County Health Officer Reissues the Shelter in Place Order with added restrictions.More Information.
April 1, 2020 - California Department of Public Health releases Face Coverings Guidance.More Information
March 26, 2020 – Disaster Cost Recovery Information Released. Event Number: FEMA-3428-EM-CA California COVID-19.More Information.
March 21, 2020 – First death due to complications from COVID-19 in Monterey County.
March 19, 2020 - Governor Newsom issues a stay at home order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. More information
March 18, 2020 – Monterey County Op Area EOC elevated activation level to Level 2.
March 18, 2020 - Monterey County Jail Visitation Suspended.
March 17, 2020 – City of Salinas and Sand City proclaim the existence of a local emergency.
March 17, 2020 – The County of Monterey Health Officer has issued a Shelter-in-Place Order effective at 12:01 a.m. on March 18, 2020 and will continue to be in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 7, 2020, or until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Health Officer.
January 30, 2020 – World Health Organization (WHO) declares public health emergency of international concern.
Jan 26, 2020 – First confirmed case in California.
January 21, 2020 – First confirmed US case in Washington State.
December 31, 2019 – First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China.
The Monterey County Emergency Operations Center (Op Area EOC) activated March 2, 2020, in support of the Monterey County Health Department Operations Center (MCHD DOC). Monterey County OES will continue to provide information coordination, resource coordination, and situation status reporting to the COVID-19 event.
Proclamation of Local Emergency
Level 2 Activation; Joint Information Center Open; Health Department Operations Center Full Activation
The Monterey County Operational Area Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has activated to Level 2 (partial) to support the Monterey County Health Department in preparing for and responding to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).