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  • Set your Clocks, Check Your Stocks

    When it’s time to spring forward and say hello to daylight saving time, it is also a good time to check to make sure your emergency kit isn’t missing any items and that the food hasn’t expired. If you have not created an emergency kit yet, now is the time to create one!

    2/18/2020 3:21:00 PM

  • Proposed Amendment to Monterey County Sewage Disposal Ordinance is now online

    Monterey County Health Department, Environmental Health, has prepared a draft amendment to the local sewage disposal ordinance to further implement the goals, objectives & requirements specified by the Monterey County Local Agency Management Program (LAMP) for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems


  • California Department of Public Health - Three Confirmed Cases of Novel Coronavirus in California

    The California Department of Public Health has been informed that one person in Santa Clara County has tested positive for novel coronavirus 2019. This information is confirmed by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory.

    1/31/2020 5:00:00 PM


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Salinas Drinking Water Program:

A Free Bottled Drinking Water is being offered to qualified residents of the Salinas Valley through April 2018. To find out more, click here or download flyer here: English / Español.

You may also call the Toll-free information line: 1-855-673-1066 or email cleandrinkingwater@waterboards.ca.gov

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Welcome to Environmental Health

The Staff of the Environmental Health Bureau is dedicated to safeguarding the residents and resources of Monterey County by providing services that help promote responsible business practices, by providing educational opportunities to industry workers and the public, and when necessary, by enforcing Environmental Health principles and law.

Environmental Health Inspector-The Best Science Job in America

NACCHO 2019 Model Practices Webinar

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 The Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E is affecting so many in several ways - one of them being small water system wells. If you are on a small water system well and are experiencing water outages or low pressure, you are advised to immediately discontinue any non-essential water use. Download more information here & here.

El corte del suministro eléctrico por motivos de seguridad pública de PG&E está afectando a muchos de varias maneras, una de ellas son los pequeños pozos de sistemas de agua. Si se encuentra en un pozo de un sistema de agua pequeño y experimenta cortes de agua o perdida de presión, se recomienda suspender de inmediato cualquier uso no esencial de agua. Descargue más información aquí y aquí.

Our Programs

The Environmental Health Bureau operates under the Monterey County Health Department and is responsible for the oversight of the following programs:

Cannabis Management Services
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Consumer Health
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Drinking Water
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Environmental Health Review Services - See More

Hazardous Materials Management Services - See more

Recycling Resource and Recovery Services - See More

Solid Waste
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Questions & Complaints
-Get answers, file online complaint

Contact Us
-Email, Call or stop by

Monterey County Animal Services
-Adopt, Search, Find out more!

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