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11:00 AMCommunity Flu Clinic
2:00 AMDaylight Saving Time Ends
10:00 AMChinatown Block Party
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
Pools & spa inspections - Ensuring Public Safety
The Consumer Health Protection Unit routinely inspects public swimming pools, including spa pools, hot tubs, and water slides to ensure the public is protected from injury and illness.
In addition, the recreational health program conducts necessary bacteriological and chemical analyses of swimming pool water, reviews the onsite water re-circulation and safety equipment, conducts plan reviews for new and remodeled pools and spas, and issues permits.
Codes for Public Pools and Spas
||Excerpts of the California Health and Safety Code, California Code of Regulations, California Building Code, and California Electrical Code relating to pools and spas. Published by CAEHA.|
|California Health Code regarding Swimming Pool Sanitation.
|Title 24, Part 2, Vol. 2 California Building Code||Information on the application and use of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations, which governs the design and construction of all building occupancies and associated facilities and equipment throughout California.|
|Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act||Designed to prevent the tragic and hidden hazard of drain entrapments and eviscerations in pools and spas, the law became effective on December 19, 2008.|
|2015 Title 22 Complete Changes||A side by side comparison of the new and old Title 22 pool code effective 2015|
|CDPH Public Swimming Pool Requirements||Information from the California Department of Public Health regarding public swimming pools|
Construction/Management of Public Pools
|Spa Plan/Check Application
||Application for Spa Plan/Check
|Checklist & Application for Swimming Pool Plan
|Pool and Spa Electrical Checklist
||Checklist for Electrical
|Pool/Spa Inspection Form
||Form for Spa & Pool Inspection
|Pool Maintenance Record
||Good for keeping a maintenance record for pool
|Pool Cover Guidelines||A guide detailing various types of pool covers and offering safety suggestions for their use at public pools.|
|Self Inspection Checklist||An inspection checklist, designed to be used by facility operators, to assist with compliance.|
|Water Preservation for Public Pools||A guide to conserving water in the operation of a swimming pools in response to severe drought conditions.|
|Metodos de preservacion de agua para instalaciones con pescinas publicas durante las condiciones sequia.|
|Fecal Accidents in Pools||A guide detailing actions that must be taken in the event of a fecal accident at a public swimming pool, spa, or other bathing place.|
|Swim-diaper and swim pants
||Information regarding Swim-diaper & swim pants
|Pool Chemistry Maintenance||A guide regarding the maintenance of proper chemistry in swimming pools, spas, and other recreational water.|
|Triple A’s of Healthy Swimming||Helpful hints for health swimming
|Drowning Prevention Tips||Information on how to prevent children from accidentally drowning|
|Hot Tub Disinfection Procedures||Informational guide to help in the event of Legionnaires case in a hot tub|
Service Counter Locations
1270 Natividad Road
Salinas, CA 93906
1200 Aguajito Road
Monterey, CA 93940
Telephone: (831) 647-7654
King City Office
620 Broadway St., Ste. N
King City, CA 93930