• Each Mind Matters Ribbon - TransparentMental Health Awareness Month

    Did you know in a single year? 

    * One in five American adults experiences a mental health issue

    * One in 10 young people experiences a period of major depression

    * One in 20 Americans live with a serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression

    Learn more about mental health

  • RECALLIs your establishment recall ready?

    Register now for a FREE one hour Recall Response Webinar for Retail Food Establishments presented by the National Environmental Health Association, with funding from FDA, and Hosted by the Environmental Health Bureau of the Monterey County Health Department. The webinar is Wednesday, May 20th from 9 to 10 am.

    This training is specifically for managers, QA and owners of restaurants, grocery stores and other retail food businesses.

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    for Family Fun Festival!

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month! As part of the celebration, the Monterey County Health Department’s Behavioral Health Bureau and community partners are sponsoring Family Fun Festival.  This free event will be held on Sunday, May 17th from Noon to 4 pm at Natividad Creek Park in Salinas.

    The celebration includes music and dance performances from local groups.  Throughout the event there will be games and activities for family members of all ages.  

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  • BYOB* is here!

    *Bring your own bag

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


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  • Look at these faces

    Whether you are looking for a small, medium or big dog Monterey County Animal Shelter may have just what you are looking for.  Cupcake and Kiwi are just two of the dogs waiting for you.

    Visit the Monterey County Animal Shelter at 160 Hitchcock Road in Salinas, meet Cupcake, Kiwi and the other animals.  Shelter hours Noon to 5:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday.

    See the animals available for adoption now   

  • Health Department logoNew Mandatory way to report Hazardous Materials Data

    CERS (California Electronic Reporting System) is a statewide web-based system to support California Unified Program Agencies (CUPAs) and Participating Agencies (PAs) in electronically collecting and reporting various hazardous materials-related data such as  Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP), Hazardous Waste Onsite Treatment,  Hazardous Waste Tank Closures, Remote Waste Consolidation, Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Aboveground petroleum storage over 1,320 gallons (APSA/SPCC)and Recyclable Materials Reports.
    CERSMonterey County Environmental Health Bureau (EHB) is requesting all regulated facilities to submit their various hazardous materials-related data to the CERS database.

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