The Monterey County Binational Health Week Partnership is a collaborative committed to implementing health promotion and health education strategies to improve the health and well being of the migrant/immigrant community living in Monterey County. Click here for calendar in English and Spanish
Housing in Monterey County
Where you live affects your health
High housing costs force families to overspend, overcrowd, live in unsafe homes, or uproot themselves from the community.
The shortage of affordable housing takes the hardest toll on low-income and people of color - the groups that spend the highest portion of their income on housing. These groups in turn are most pressed with difficult financial decisions around where to live and how to budget their remaining income. Short and long-term consequences related to housing unaffordability contribute to health inequities in our communities. What does housing in Monterey County look like?
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
If you are looking for new furever friend to fill an empty spot in your life, come down to the Monterey County Animal Shelter at 160 Hitchcock Road in Salinas to meet the dogs (& cats). Shelter hours Noon to 5:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. See the animals available for adoption now
Youth, students, and residents from the Salinas community are proud to announce the 3rd Ciclovía Salinas which will take place on Sunday, October 25th, 2015. Last year’s youth led event was a great success with over 3,000 participants and this year the goal is to double attendance!Ciclovía Salinas temporarily opens... Read more →
Updated: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Vaccination is the single best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against the flu. The Centers for Disease Control recommends that with rare exceptions all persons 6 months and older get an annual influenza vaccination. Flu vaccine will be offered at no cost and is... Read more →
Butala Emporium has issued a recall eleven Ayurvedic (dietary) supplements (listed below) because the products were found to contain elevated lead and mercury levels which may cause health problems to consumers, particularly infants, small children, pregnant women, and those with underlying kidney disorders if consumed.The concentration of lead exceeds the recommended... Read more →
Karoun Dairies, has issued a recall for a variety of cheeses it distributes due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. To date, no product has tested positive for Listeria but in view of the association with listeriosis cases Karoun Dairies Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall in the interest of... Read more →