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Family and Food Safety First this Thanksgiving
Eating healthy this Thanksgiving begins with basic home food safety practices that are known to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses. The Monterey County Health Department is reminding all cooks entering the kitchen this season to follow the Fight BAC!® basics of home food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook, and Chill.
11/16/2017 5:35:00 PM
Sixth Annual Adelante Con Orgullo Mujer Inmigrante (ACOMI) Conference
The sixth annual Adelante Con Orgullo Mujer Inmigrante (ACOMI) women’s health conference is being held Saturday, December 2nd from 9 am to 4 pm at Hartnell College. This free conference is specifically for Spanish-speaking immigrant women.
11/16/2017 3:46:59 PM
Safe Travels Via Salinas Grant to benefit 65+ population and Elementary Schools in Salinas
The Monterey County Health Department announced today that it has been awarded $130,000 as part of a Safe Travels Via Salinas grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. This grant will bring pedestrian safety education to the 65+ population and bike education to schools in Salinas. The yearlong grant start date was on November 13, 2017 and will benefit three elementary schools in East Salinas – Bardin Elementary, Cesar E. Chavez, and Dr. Oscar F. Loya Elementary.
11/15/2017 3:54:00 PM
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.
The Environmental Health Bureau operates under the Monterey County Health Department and is responsible for the oversight of the following programs:
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Environmental Health Review Services - See More
Hazardous Materials Management Services - See more
Recycling Resource and Recovery Services - See More
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Questions & Complaints
-Get answers, file online complaint
-Email, Call or stop by
Monterey County Animal Services
-Adopt, Search, Find out more!
New Update: 2017 Fort Ord Prescribed Burn ProgramClick here to see more information or to download the new 2017 Fort Ord Prescribed Burn Program Presentation by David Eisen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Fort Ord BRAC Office.
Big Sur Waste Management Updates
Get the latest services dates for trash pick-up HERE!
West Nile Virus - Report Dead Birds
If you find a fresh dead bird, with no obvious signs of trauma or decay, please report it online here or contact North Salinas Valley Mosquito Abatement District (NSVMAD) to collect it. If you are outside of their service area, you may also drop it off at any of our three offices using the collection method below:
Do Not Touch the bird with bare hands, instead, collect it with an inverted plastic bag or scoop it into a container for safe keeping until we arrive.
For more information, please see this page about the West Nile Virus & how it is transmitted.
News from the Salinas drinking water program:
Our webpage is live! www.waterboards.ca.gov/Salinas_valley (this is the short-cut link we will use for flyers, but it can also be accessed with the link from our “enforcement” home page.
Toll-free information line is also live and working, the number is: 1-855-673-1066
The toll-free line is connected to our new email for this program: email@example.com