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Pop-up sites increase access to Covid-19 testing for South Monterey County residents

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SALINAS VALLEY — Free pop-up Covid-19 testing sites have been emerging lately in South Monterey County as part of an effort to increase testing access after a new site was added to Castroville to the existing lineup of Salinas and Seaside. When available, local residents...

Monterey County prepares for first round of Covid-19 vaccines

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MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County officials expect the first allocations of Covid-19 vaccines to be in limited supply, and will target health care professionals in the first round of vaccinations. Monterey County Health Officer Dr. Edward Moreno spoke about the county’s planning process during a...

San Ardo School reopens with new Covid-19 safeguards

SAN ARDO — Students returned to in-person instruction Nov. 2 at San Ardo School, one of the first campuses to reopen in Monterey County with new Covid-19 safety precautions and the first to do so in South Monterey County. The waiver, submitted by San Ardo...

Additional loans available for Monterey County businesses affected by Covid-19

MONTEREY COUNTY — Cal Coastal has announced additional small business loans to assist Monterey County businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. “New economic support is available for businesses in Monterey County, which are still being negatively impacted by the pandemic,” said Maia Carroll, the county’s...

Monterey County health officials encourage flu vaccines amid Covid-19 pandemic

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MONTEREY COUNTY — Officials with Monterey County Health Department and local hospitals urged the public to get flu shots in time for the upcoming flu season during a media briefing Oct. 21. Representatives from Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey, Salinas Valley Memorial...

King City playgrounds reopen with Covid-19 restrictions

KING CITY — City of King playground areas and equipment reopened for children’s use on Oct. 26 in response to new guidance released by the California Department of Public Health. “However, while the State of California has now allowed playgrounds to open, they have also...

Monterey County closes Covid-19 testing site in Greenfield

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SALINAS VALLEY — Monterey County Health Department announced the closure of the free Covid-19 testing site at Greenfield Library effective Oct. 17, with the facilities moving to Seaside beginning Tuesday. “We did get state support to move our testing operations from Greenfield to Seaside High...

What counts as ‘essential business’ in Monterey County amid COVID-19 stay-at-home order

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MONTEREY COUNTY — California residents have been advised to stay indoors, and only leave their home for essential items or services, since the statewide stay-at-home order went into effect March 19 to help combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Essential businesses, however, can stay open...

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