COVID-19 Local Update - in Brief
June 19, 2020
Thank you to @seawithmorgan on Instagram for this great photo.
Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood
Please sign up to donate for any of the above blood drive dates. El Estero Park Center is offering regularly scheduled blood drives over the coming months. To schedule your appointment use the donate button below or for more information visit: and enter Sponsor Code: Monterey or call 1-800 RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Due to COVID-19, no day of walk-in appointments will be accepted.
For additional information, please email
A message from the Monterey Sports Center Team - Face coverings will be required at all times within the Monterey Sports Center. This includes entering, exiting and exercising in the facility. This is a temporary, yet essential precaution to ensure public safety. Tomorrow, Saturday, we are open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., by reservation only. Sunday we are closed, but reopen Monday.
Construction Update - Here's a photo that shows the installation of a new fire sprinkler system at the end of Wharf II, the commercial wharf. The new fire sprinkler pipe can be seen running down the wharf on the right side of the image. Much more construction news is available at
Update from Montage Health and CHOMP - See the latest COVID-19 tests to date (2,565), positive cases to date (33), current positive in-patient (1), and deaths (1) from , along with much more information including videos. (numbers are as of today, 6/19/2020)
Upcoming Webinars from the Monterey County Hospitality Association - Monday, June 29th at 2:30pm, Restaurant State Protocols & Customer Service Training, and Wednesday, June 24 at 9:00am, Lodging State Protocols, Employee Training and Customer Service
Comparing New State Face Covering Order with the County Order
For information regarding the new State face covering order announced yesterday versus the County face covering order, please watch Monterey County's Health Officer Dr. Moreno's media briefing today. The link starts the video at the face coverings topic about 22 minutes into the video. He explains the orders, encouraging compliance, and addresses face coverings further during the question and answer section. Visit the Monterey County Government Channel for more related videos.
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