• earth-day-stamp_fyorgHuuclean up day suppliesAnnual Monterey County Clean Up Day

    The Monterey County Illegal Dumping and Litter Abatement Task Force (IDLATF) is encouraging community members to clean up public property in their own neighborhood or a favorite community area on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in celebration of Earth Day.

    Learn more about how you can get involved

  • Register for the Fiesta of Hope

    It’s time to register for the Fiesta of Hope event on Thursday, May 7, 2015.  Plan to join us at the Embassy Suites on Monterey Bay in Seaside starting at 5:30 PM for the art show and sale.

    Keynote speaker: Gayathri Ramprasad, MBA, CPS
                                    "Hope, A Gift That Keeps On Giving"

    Registration forms and more information available here

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    April is STD Awareness Month

    Know the facts! GYT: Get Yourself Tested

    False assumptions about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)—how they're spread, treated, and prevented—are everywhere and it can be especially hard for people to get the facts.

    Learn more  

  • BYOB* is here!

    *Bring your own bag

    Single use plastic bags are no longer available at the places you shop in unincorporated Monterey County. 

    To help shoppers prepare to BYOB, the Monterey County Health Department’s Environmental Health Bureau in partnership with Waste Management, The Offset Project and Save Our Shores has been giving out reusable bags at various locations throughout the county.  

    Learn More

  • simba marluna aprilThinking about a furever friend?

    Little Simba and Luna might just fit the bill.  

    Visit the Monterey County Animal Shelter at 160 Hitchcock Road in Salinas, meet Simba, Luna and the other animals.  Shelter hours Noon to 5:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday.
    See the animals available for adoption now   

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Month of the Child Childrens council 2015

Month of the Young Child – Events

    April is the Month of the Young Child (MOYC) here in Monterey County and all month long we will be celebrating MOYC with free family events happening all around the county! The purpose of the MOYC is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their... Read more →


Is Your Establishment Recall Ready?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM PDT – 10:00:00 AM PDT This FREE one hour Recall Response Webinar for Retail Food Establishments is presented by the National Environmental Health Association, with funding from FDA, and Hosted by the County of Monterey, Environmental Health Bureau. This training is specifically for managers,... Read more →