COVID-19 Local Update
September 15, 2020
Smoky Skies Blanket the Monterey Peninsula on Tuesday
Visibility has improved today, but air quality remains unhealthy due to wildfires across the western United States. The National Weather Service predicts improved conditions through Friday. The reprieve may be short-lived, however, as the winds could kick up the August Complex and North Complex fires burning in Northern California, and a high pressure system could bring more smoke over the weekend. Limit outdoor activity and check and for air quality updates.
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Virtual Update with Monterey City Manager on Thursday, September 17
What's on your mind, Monterey? City Manager Hans Uslar will take questions and give an update about COVID-19 and other programs, projects and policies affecting our community right now. Watch LIVE this Thursday, September 17 at 9AM at Can't make it? The program will be archived on YouTube and you can submit questions in advance to
Check out Monterey Police Department's August Report, which includes information about traffic enforcement during Car Week, mutual aid and assistance during Monterey County wildfires, mask/beach closure enforcement and education, and other department activities. Thank you, MPD!
Neighbors, When you go for a drive, you buckle your seatbelt.

When you go for a bike ride, you wear a helmet, and when you’re out on the water, you put on your lifejacket.

When heading out and about, please mask up! Just your daily #WearAMask reminder- thank you!
Happy National IT Professionals Day to our ISD staff! Pictured here pre-pandemic, this department rose to the occasion to allow us to remain connected, work remotely, broadcast public meetings, keep essential technologies performing and continue to serve our residents.
Important Links and Daily Numbers
The City of Monterey is working to provide local resources and support every day to help us get past the pandemic. Here's a look at the past six months: MONTEREY RESPONDS
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