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8:00 AMAromas Clean Up Day
10:00 AMBeach Clean-up at Sand City
It’s Not the Chlorine in the Pool that’s Making Your Eyes Red…
Have your eyes ever started to sting and turn red when you were swimming, playing, or relaxing in a pool? Did you think it was because of the chlorine in the water? Have you ever walked into an indoor pool area, gotten a whiff of a strong chemical smell, and thought, “Wow, there’s a lot of chlorine in the pool?”
Building Connection Through Open Converstations
Deeper connections are something we can help create for both Deeper connections are something we can help create for both ourselves and others. Start close to home (or better yet, at home) by learning how to be a better listener and practicing the skill regularly.urselves and others. Start close to home (or better yet, at home) by learning how to be a better listener and practicing the skill regularly.
FDA Advises Consumers, Tattoo Artists, and Retailers to Avoid Using or Selling Certain Tattoo Inks Contaminated with Microorganisms
The FDA is alerting consumers, tattoo artists, and retailers of the potential for serious injury from use of tattoo inks that are contaminated with bacteria. Tattoo inks contaminated with microorganisms can cause infections and lead to serious health injuries when injected into the skin during a tattooing procedure, since there is an increased risk of infection any time the skin barrier is broken.
Prop 65 Reports
California State Hazardous Materials Spill Reports and Monterey County Emergency Response Incident Reports dated prior to those listed here are available by request from Environmental Health staff at (831) 755-4505, or by asking any Environmental Health employee in the Salinas, Monterey or King City offices.
Do you have a question or concern, please feel free to submit it online using our Environmental Health Concern Form.