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Published on February 24, 2015. Last modified on October 17, 2019

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  • Keep Halloween Happy and Safe for Your Pets

    Halloween is right around the corner. The festivities and trick or treating can be great fun for kids and adults. Pets, however, may find strangers coming to the door dressed as ghosts and goblins a little too scary. Here are some tips from the American Humane Association and Monterey County Animal Services to help you and your pets have a fun and safe Halloween.

    10/18/2019

  • Local agencies taking back unwanted prescritption drugs on October 26th

    On Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.local law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public opportunity i to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drug.

    10/18/2019

  • Halloween Safety Tips

    Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids. Here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to help ensure they have a safe holiday.

    10/17/2019 2:54:00 PM

  • Halloween Decorating Safety Tips

    October brings time for pumpkin carving and decorating to celebrate Halloween. It is also a time of injuries including lacerations from pumpkin carving.

    10/17/2019

  • What You Should Know About Using Cannabis, Including CBD, When Pregnant or Breastfeeding

    Cannabis and Cannabis-derived products have become increasingly available in recent years, with new and different types of products appearing all the time. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you might have many questions about whether these products are safe for you.

    10/17/2019

  • Monterey County and Salinas Animal Services Using New Facial Recognition Technology for Lost Pets

    Monterey County and Salinas Animal Services joins the ranks of shelters in using facial recognition technology to identify lost dogs and cats. These shelters now offer their community an additional tool to help lost and adoptable dogs and cats find their forever home.

    10/15/2019

  • Increase in Overdoses Due to Counterfeit Drugs Contaminated with Fentanyl

    Monterey County Health Officials have received reports indicating a recent increase in overdoses and deaths related to use of counterfeit drugs containing fentanyl. In some instances, individuals believed they were taking 30 mg oxycodone or Percocet pills.

    9/30/2019 9:00:00 AM

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