Dramatic increase in opioid overdose cases and deaths in Monterey County
According to Monterey County Public Health, deaths from opioids is already more than three times the total for 2018 – with 29 deaths so far. And, in just over the last 10 days, Community Hospital has reported 9 overdoses – with one resulting in the death of a 16-year-old girl in Seaside.
Montage Health breaks ground for new, larger breast care center
Wearing pink hard hats, community members and leaders of Montage Health broke ground today (Monday, October 14, 2019) on a new breast care center at Ryan Ranch.
Community invited to first Overdose Awareness and Prevention Day
In support of National Recovery Month, Monterey County Prescribe Safe Initiative, Community Human Services (CHS), Montage Health, and Valley Health Associates have partnered to host the first Monterey County Overdose Awareness and Prevention Day.