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Published on February 24, 2015. Last modified on July 09, 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.
5/11/2020 5:50:00 PM
Skunk in Corral de Tierra area tests positive for rabies
A skunk found on June 29th in the Corral de Tierra area of the County, off San Benancio, has tested positive for the rabies virus. Animal Services has investigated the incident and determined that while there was exposure to owned pets, there was no human exposure.
Monterey County Community Health Center Board
Monterey County Community Health Center Board will meet Tuesday, July 14th from 3:30 to 5 pm via telephone. More information and agenda available.
UPDATE: Governor Announces Selected Businesses Must Move Activities Outdoors or Close - State Health Officer Order issued for Monterey County
State Health Officer has issued an order for certain Monterey County Businesses to close or move outdoors.
Monterey County on State COVID-19 Watch List
Today, California Department of Public Health Officials placed Monterey County on the COVID-19 County Data Monitoring Project watch list in response to elevated disease transmission as indicated by specific data being monitored by the State of California.
7/2/2020 3:45:00 PM
Pet Tidbits: Summer Safety
Warm weather is here —it is time for fun, sun, and spending time outdoors with pets. But dangers lurk outside as well. Whether taking a walk, a drive or just hanging out in the backyard, there are extra precautions that people can take to keep their four-legged family members happy and safe.
Monterey County Health Department releases guidance on social circles
Today, Monterey County Health Department released guidance on “social circles”. This guidance is intended to allow individuals to interact more with family, friends and for children to participate in extracurricular activities.
Monterey County to Reopen Expanded Personal Services Business Sectors on June 19th
Based on review of local indicators, the Monterey County Health Officer approves implementation of the new guidance and opening of the business sectors on June 19th, as recommended by the California Governor.
Monterey County Health Officer Rescinds Short-Term Lodging Order
In light of release of new State guidance for Hotels, Lodging & Short-Term Rentals for tourism % individual travel & approval by the County Health Officer for short-term rentals to reopen following the new State guidance, the County Health Officer Short-Term Lodging Order is no longer necessary
6/11/2020 4:30:00 PM
Monterey County Health Officer Issues Order Requiring Businesses to Adhere to State and Local Industry Guidance
Order requires that businesses that are allowed to reopen statewide or to reopen with Monterey County attestation & County Health Officer approval must implement California Resilience Roadmap COVID-19 Industry Guidance. Businesses must also adhere to any additional Monterey County Health guidance.