COVID-19 Local Update
September 17, 2020
Throwback Thursday
The capital of California under Spanish and Mexican rule, Monterey County is known as the birthplace of California as 48 delegates petitioned to become the 31st state at the CA Constitutional Convention held at Colton Hall in 1849. The CA Constitution was in Spanish and English. Credit: on Twitter @CSAS_Counties - the California State Association of Counties ®
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September is National Preparedness Month - Watch the 30-second Video
What would you need if you had to leave home quickly? Important documents? Change of clothes? Charger? Medicine? Where would you take pets? Do you have backups for medical equipment? Think about your households needs and prepare an emergency plan today! September is National Preparedness Month and you'll find all the resources your need for you and your family at
Live session from CHOMP: How do I know if it’s COVID or the flu?
Wednesday, September 30, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Dr. Martha Blum, medical director, infection prevention for Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, will talk about COVID-19 during the upcoming flu season in our community and answer your questions on Community Hospital’s Facebook page using the Facebook Live feature, Visit for more information.
Today's Mornings with the Manager, Video Playback
Watch this morning's Mornings with the Manager and hear from City Manager Hans Uslar about ADUs (Granny Units), leaf blowers, the city budget, recreation programs, and beaches.

See the Finance Director's budget presentation (and related COVID-19 impacts) from the Sep. 15 City Council Meeting, also available at
Monterey Recreation's Virtual Recreation Center's Video of the Week - Blueberry Ice Cubes - That's Good!
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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From Flattening the Curve to Slowing the Spread and back to Flattening the Curve - Let's do it!
#MasksUp including over noses