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Published on February 24, 2015. Last modified on May 29, 2020
COVID-19 Testing open to Public
COVID-19 diagnostic testing is available at no cost. Two locations, Salinas and Greenfield. Testing by appointment only.
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Information on COVID-19 and resources
Get the latest local information on COVID-19 response.
State Health and Emergency Officials Announce Latest COVID-19 FACTS - May 28, 2020
The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California has 101,697 confirmed cases and 3,973 deaths.
Guidance Links for Reopening Restaurants in Monterey County
The Monterey County Environmental Health Bureau announces that information is available through the Monterey County Health Department website to guide businesses in their planning efforts to reopen for dine-in services in Monterey County while we await approval from the State of California.
Health Officer Issues Order to Continue Shelter-In-Place
Monterey County Health Officer, Dr Edward Moreno has issued a new Health Officer Order to continue Shelter-in-Place, dated May 26.
Reopening of places of worship for religious services and cultural ceremonies
On Monday, May 25th the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious services and cultural ceremonies was announced. These organizations can reopen in Monterey County, if they meet the State of California’s criteria and follow the guidance.
Environmental Health Bureau Accepting Payment Plans
The Monterey County Environmental Health Bureau will be offering permit fee payment plans for businesses that have experienced a hardship due to COVID-19. The payment plan option allows for businesses to continue operating while an extension is offered for payment of annual health permits fees.
Roadmap to Recovery
Monterey County is actively charting its progress on California’s roadmap to modify the state’s Stay-At-Home Order as we move through Stage 2 recovery.
Planned Parenthood Mar Monte is providing drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Monterey
Testing times vary due to location availability and will be determined week to week based on the community need.
Staying Safe and Getting Vaccinated during the Pandemic
The statewide Stay-at-Home order has helped slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it has also resulted in some children missing their recommended vaccines. In California and across the U.S., recent data show troubling decreases in childhood vaccination, leaving many children unprotected