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Published on November 09, 2016. Last modified on June 10, 2020
COVID-19 diagnostic testing is available at no cost. Two locations, Salinas and Greenfield. Testing by appointment only.
05/11/2020 5:50 PM
On July 6th Governor Gavin Newsom announced that six additional counties, including Monterey County, will be subject to new restrictions as part of statewide actions to slow the spread of coronavirus.
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.
07/02/2020 3:45 PM
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.
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.
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.
06/15/2020 1:25 PM
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
06/11/2020 4:30 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.
El 5 de junio, el Gobernador Newsom emitió una nueva guía para varios sectores comerciales, incluidos centros de entretenimiento familiar, restaurantes, bodegas y bares, zoológicos y museos, gimnasios y centros de fitness, hoteles para turismo y viajes individuales, salas de cartas y mas
On June 5th, Governor Newsom issued new guidance for several business sectors including family entertainment centers, restaurants, wineries and bars, zoos and museums, gyms and fitness centers, hotels for tourism and individual travel, cardrooms and racetracks, and campgrounds and outdoor recreation
Some residents have lost work or have reduced hours because of COVID-19. Others might need time off to care for themselves or a loved one. Many of these workers may be entitled to some time off for coronavirus-related absences &/or eligible for wage replacement while they are not working.
COVID-19: Guía para la sustitución de ingresos y programas de licencia con protección de trabajo para los trabajadores de California
Esta guía le proporciona un resumen de los programas de sustitución de ingresos y licencia con protección de trabajo que hay disponibles para los trabajadores de California, y puede ayudarle a encontrar el programa más adecuado para usted.
The California Department of Public Health has approved and posted the Monterey County COVID-19 County Variance Attestation Form which will allow Monterey County to advance into expanded Stage 2.
The Monterey County Environmental Health Bureau announces that information is available through the Monterey County Health Department website to guide businesses in their planning efforts to reopen for dine-in services in Monterey County while we await approval from the State of California.
Monterey County Health Officer, Dr Edward Moreno has issued a new Health Officer Order to continue Shelter-in-Place, dated May 26.
On Monday, May 25th the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious services and cultural ceremonies was announced. These organizations can reopen in Monterey County, if they meet the State of California’s criteria and follow the guidance.
The Monterey County Environmental Health Bureau will be offering permit fee payment plans for businesses that have experienced a hardship due to COVID-19. The payment plan option allows for businesses to continue operating while an extension is offered for payment of annual health permits fees.
Monterey County is actively charting its progress on California’s roadmap to modify the state’s Stay-At-Home Order as we move through Stage 2 recovery.
Testing times vary due to location availability and will be determined week to week based on the community need.