Local update on COVID-19 & more
January 22, 2021
Happy Friday - Enjoy the Much Needed Rain
We’ve had some spectacular sunsets this season! Cotton candy skies surround ruins of a sardine cannery on historic Cannery Row. Thankfully, rain has returned! Enjoy a mostly rainy weekend.
Monterey County Vaccination Registration - Vaccinate ALL 58
(This is a repeat article, however, we want to make sure people see this information regarding signing up for vaccine notifications.) Monterey County Health Department is currently scheduling COVID-19 appointments for Phase 1A, Tiers 1-3 - Healthcare Workers and law enforcement personnel that frequently respond to medical calls. Proof of sector required at vaccine appointment. Vaccination appointments are for people who live or work in Monterey County and are members of the phase and tier currently being vaccinated.

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Monterey Responds to COVID-19 - Numbers, Mar 1 - Dec 31, 2020
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We just updated our response numbers from March 1 through December 31around everything COVID-19. This information is linked from and available directly here:
Social Media Analytics 2020 - connect with us!
If you're on social media and you haven't yet, we encourage you to connect with us on your favorite platform. It's another great way to stay informed about City programs, projects, and initiatives, and we want your participation!

Check out ways to connect with the City on social media here: The 2020 analytics are available here:
From the United Way of Monterey County
Access to the Internet is crucial in everyday life. It’s used to complete homework, search for and apply for jobs, connect with family and friends and access government programs. Find out if you qualify for low-cost internet service. Text "internet" to 211-211.
Monterey Firefighter's Read, "How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?"
COVID-19 Numbers for 93940
Here are today's numbers for the 93940 zip code - let's get these arrows to turn around.
Below are CHOMP's daily Covid-19 numbers and ICU capacity. Also posted at To see more data visit
Measure S Street, Stormdrain, and Sidewalk Work Continues
The Construction News This Week section is now updated at Work continues on several Measure S fronts: Street work on Munras and Ramona avenues; Storm drain improvements on Franklin Street; and curb ramp work in downtown. Schedules for each as well as for other projects are posted.
Have Your Say Monterey - the City's new public engagement portal:
  • Watch your mailbox for a print version of the survey - complete and drop in the mail, postage paid!
  • Join the commercial cannabis discussion - participate in one of two upcoming community webinars, Jan. 26 or Jan. 28
  • Take the cannabis survey - due by Feb. 7. Please register and let us know your thoughts about commercial cannabis in Monterey! Help us move the dial and get 500 responses!

Visit and register to have YOUR say!
Important Links and Daily Numbers - Note per Monterey County Health Department: Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed.
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Wearing masks is a proven method to stop the spread of COVID-19. Let's get our economy reopened - wear a mask.