COVID-19 Local Update - in Brief
June 10, 2020
#WildlifeWednesday - thanks for the photo @seawithmorgan -on Instagram
Happy wildlife Wednesday! Only two more days until new business sectors are allowed to reopen. The California Department of Public Health released new guidance on how local jurisdictions (this includes Monterey County) with attestations to readiness should modify behavior and operations to reduce risk for infection. All guidance is effective as of June 12 with local health official approval following their review of local epidemiological data including cases per 100,000 populations, rate of test positivity, and local preparedness to support a health care surge, vulnerable populations, contact tracing and testing. Specific guidelines are available for the following business types:
More information about the state's COVID-19 guidance is on the California Department of Public Health's Guidance web page .
City of Monterey, Fisherman’s Wharf Association and Gathering for Women Team Up to Distribute Free Paper Masks to Visitors to Old Fisherman’s Wharf During Weekends - The City of Monterey, Fisherman’s Wharf Association and Gathering for Women are teaming up to conduct a special program to distribute paper masks to visitors to Old Fisherman’s Wharf who are not wearing them when they arrive at the Wharf. Volunteers from Gathering for Women will be offering a free mask to visitors without masks on Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 3 p.m. at the head of the Wharf.
Monterey County Hospitality Association Education Webinar Series - Friday, June 12 at 10:30 A.M. - Lodging State Protocols, Employee Training and Customer Service
Leisure travel in California (Hotels/Motels/Lodging) have been given approval to open pending approval from Monterey County. Are your employees trained to deliver the Hospitality Protocols required by the state and county? We have prepared a concise “Train the Trainer” program for managers to train their staff to effectively implement safety protocols to protect guests, themselves and associates. Training materials will be provided as well as a certification opportunity. For owners, managers and supervisors - register in advance and learn more at
Koi calm cam (volume up)
Have you seen the Koi calm cam from CHOMP? It is very calming.
More CHOMP videos available at
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