On August 3rd, Monterey County Sheriff's Department responded to a call of an injured dog in a culvert in unincorporated Salinas. The dog, a male husky mix about 1 year old, appeared to be attached to a chain. Later it was discoverd a carabiner type clip was actually clipped through the dog's skin.
08/14/2019 1:55 PM
If you’re drinking “Miracle” or “Master” Mineral Solution or other sodium chlorite products, stop now. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received many reports that these products, sold online as “treatments,” have made consumers sick.
Monterey County Health Department was honored with two Model Practice Awards at the 2019 Annual Conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials. The award celebrates local health departments for developing programs that demonstrate exemplary and replicable best practices
August is National Immunization Awareness Month Time to highlight the importance of getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. You have the power to protect yourself and your family against serious diseases like whooping cough, cancers caused by HPV, and pneumonia with vaccines.
The Lennox Intl has issued a recall for Natural Pig ears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Monterey County joined other California cities and counties in a successful suit over lead-based paint. Settlement funds will be used for abatement and health programs.
The Medical-Legal Partnership between California Rural Legal Assistance and Monterey County Health Department started in December of 2017. The Year One report outlines the successes and legal needs of the clients served.
The Health Department’s Whole Person Care Teams of Public Health Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, supervisors, & support staff have a great deal to celebrate. As of May 30, they had enrolled more than 160 people who are homeless into the comprehensive case management program since January 2017
07/03/2019 10:46 AM
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.
Nationwide recall of 35-ounce, 992-gram containers of Parent's Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron. This product, sold exclusively at Walmart, is being recalled because of the potential presence of metal foreign matter in a single lot of the product (C26EVFV).
This summer make a pledge to refuse single use, Start composting at home, Free mattress Recycling and more!
Sprouts Farmers Market has issued a recall Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach 16oz bags, manufactured by National Frozen Foods of Oregon, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
06/13/2019 4:00 PM
Public Health Alert Concerning Hepatitis A Virus Contamination of Kroger Brand Frozen Blackberries and Costco Kirkland Signature Brand Three Berry Blend - UPDATE
The FDA is alerting consumers of additional frozen blackberry products that have been recalled due to the finding of hepatitis A (HAV) contamination.
06/07/2019 5:00 PM
Find the best ways to get to this prestigious event or avoid the traffic.
06/07/2019 4:30 PM
The product has been found to contain a higher concentration of nicotine than the label indicates. The higher concentration of nicotine has the potential to cause immediate and potentially serious adverse health effects.
Monterey County CAO Lew Bauman announces his retirement after 20 years with Monterey County.
05/30/2019 4:15 PM
Beginning July 1, 2019, new school immunization regulations in California will bring school-required immunizations in closer alignment with the immunization schedule recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.