AT A GLANCE: Providing the key information to help you navigate the novel coronavirus pandemic in Monterey County – Updated 4/29/21. Click on SOURCE for more information about each category.
Some indoor business are open with modifications. The orange tier is the second least restrictive of the four tiers in the state’s reopening blueprint.
Health & Emergencies
Click link for vaccination information and locations.
Food Bank for Monterey info can be found here.
Other food pantries can be found here.
Some offices open, depending on location. Go here for more information.
Schools may reopen fully for in-person instruction. Local school officials will decide whether and when that will occur.
Many branches now open for limited hours. Check at https://bit.ly/3lPYlMS or call 831-883-7555 for more info. Book drops are open for returns and curbsde pick-up is still available.
Can open indoors with modifications, either at 25 percent of capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer. Capacity may increase to 37.5% if all guests show proof of negative test or full vaccination.
Can open indoors at no more than 25 percent capacity. Indoor pools can now open. Capacity may increase to 37.5% if all guests show proof of negative test or full vaccination.
Personal Care Services
Some personal service providers have reopened. For a breakdown by industry, go to https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/
Can open indoors with modifications at 50 percent capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer.
Open with social distancing and face masks required for everyone over 2. Playground capacities to be observed. All campgrounds and lodging units closed.
As of April 13, paces of worship are allowed to hold cultural, religious and worship services indoors and outdoors at full capacity. State officials suggest capping services and events at 50 percent capacity.
Operating. Check status at https://mst.org/.
Courts are open, but requests people stay home unless summoned or otherwise or otherwise required to appear at a courthouse, or if they must appear in person to access court services. More information available here.
Some county offices are reopening. Check here.
Statewide eviction ban in effect for qualifying residential tenants who could not pay rent due to COVID-19 related hardship. Tenant must sign a declaration of COVID-19 hardship and by June 30 pay 25% of the rent due between Sep. 1, 2020 through Jun. 30, 2021.
Behind-the-wheel driving tests resumed Feb. 1. Appointments canceled between Dec. 14 and Feb. 1, will be automatically rescheduled. New appointments for behind-the-wheel tests will be available in mid-February.