Health Department Headline News
The Monterey County Health Department, Environmental Health Bureau, with the City of Salinas & the Growers Shippers Association is presenting the 10th Annual Environmental Compliance Workshop. The workshop is free to all businesses, government agencies, and members of the public.
Whole Foods Market has issued a recall for made-in-store items prepared with organic and conventional stone fruit, including peaches, nectarines, and plums from Wawona Packing Co. because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Wawona Packing Company has issued a recall for certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots packed between June 1, 2014, through July 12, 2014, due to the potential of the products being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
On July 19, 2014, Monterey County Health Officials confirmed the first case of chikungunya reported in a Monterey County resident. The individual became infected with the chikungunya virus following mosquito bites received while traveling in the Caribbean.
The California Department of Public Health has lifted the April 4 & 28, 2014 health advisories warning consumers not to eat recreationally harvested bivalve shellfish or the internal organs of commercially or recreationally caught anchovy, sardines, or crab taken from Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties.
There are more theories about teething & "treating" a baby's sore gums than there are teeth in a child's mouth. One thing doctors and other health care professionals agree on is that teething is a normal part of childhood that can be treated without prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medication.
The Monterey County Community Health Center Board meeting will be on Tuesday, June, 10 2014 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Seaside Family Health Center located at 1150 Fremont Blvd. in Seaside, CA 93955