Monterey County Family and Children’s Services Honored for Enhancing Efforts for LGBTQ+ Youth, Families in Foster Care System
Monterey County’s Department of Social Services, Family and Children’s Services’ (FCS) has been honored for its efforts with LGBTQ+ youth and families.
06/05/2020 2:29 PM
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.
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.
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.
Monterey County Health Officer, Dr Edward Moreno has issued a new Health Officer Order to continue Shelter-in-Place, dated May 26.
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.
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.
Attestation will allow faster pace through Phase 2
05/26/2020 3:43 PM
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.
The statewide Stay-at-Home order has helped slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it has also resulted in some children missing their recommended vaccines. In California and across the U.S., recent data show troubling decreases in childhood vaccination, leaving many children unprotected
Testing times vary due to location availability and will be determined week to week based on the community need.
COVID-19 diagnostic testing is available at no cost. Two locations, Salinas and Greenfield. Testing by appointment only.
05/11/2020 5:50 PM
The Great Plates Delivered program will support vulnerable seniors and local businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.
05/11/2020 5:44 PM
If you are diagnosed with a certain disease, you will be asked by a local public official—an epidemiologist—about everyone with whom you have had contact. The epidemiologist will talk to each person and ask them about their health. This is called contact tracing and is a core public health function.
05/11/2020 4:29 PM
Ad Hoc Committees have been formed and are already working to address the challenges faced by specific sectors through the Covid-19 pandemic and into recovery
05/08/2020 10:19 AM
Masks will safeguard essential workers who often work in close proximity
05/07/2020 3:29 PM
Monterey County Health Officer Dr. Edward Moreno today issued a supplement to the current Shelter-in-Place Order allowing local businesses to conduct limited re-openings as Gov. Gavin Newsom launches Stage 2 of his Reopening Roadmap.
05/07/2020 2:24 PM
Monterey County parks are reopened for limited use in compliance with Shelter in Place Order.
05/05/2020 6:37 PM
Monterey County Health Officer, Dr. Edward Moreno has extended the Short-Term Rental Order until further notice. The previous order was set to expire tomorrow. The order describes approved use of short-term lodging facilities while under the Monterey County Health Officer Shelter in Place Order d