Highlights for this week

COVID-19/ Vaccine Updates

  • Children 12 and up are now eligible to receive their vaccines! Stop by the Gonzales Pharmacy or schedule yours today by calling 831-290-0044, or 831-272-4181 for Spanish speakers.
  • Covid Testing Appointments may be made by calling 831-290-0039 between the hours of 8AM and 5PM.
  • Visit this site www.mcvaccinate.com to find out about appointments or call 831-233-3447.
  • LOCAL COMMUNITY HEALTH PROVIDERS: If you are interested in volunteering to administer COVID-19 vaccines, register/apply here.
  • If you are quarantined and in need of food and other resources, please email cogcommunityhealth@gmail.com or call 831-290-0044, or 831-272-4181.

Gonzales Community News

  • In collaboration with the Monterey County Health Department, the City of Gonzales will be hosting enLACE: an 8 week leadership and civic engagement academy. The academy will take place every Thursday, starting: September 23, 2021- November 4, 2021 from 5:30PM-7:30PM
    • Learn about local government
    • Meet and build positive relationships with community leaders
    • Connect with your community and learn about the value of lifelong civic engagement. 
    • For more information please call Angelica Chavez at: 831-755-4514
  • Please take the time to scan the QR code at the top of the page and provide your feedback for our community complex.
  • Join us October 7th from 6:30PM-8PM at the Fairview Middle School Gym to listen to the progress that has been made towards the Gonzales Community Center.


  •  Food
    • The Food Bank for Monterey County hosts food distributions every Thursday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM at Saint Theodore’s Church.
    • Gonzales Community Food Pantry will be hosting a food distribution at 10AM on Friday (every 3rd of each month) at the Mission Annex on 4th & Day Streets.
  • Clothing
    • Gonzales Community Church Clothing Closet is open Tuesday-Thursday from 3PM to 5PM at the Mission Annex located on 4th and Day Streets. 
  • Rental/Utility Assistance
    • The City of Gonzales, in partnership with United Way, is assisting Gonzales Residents that have been affected by COVID-19 with their rent and utility bills. 
      • Must be renting and meet income requirements. 
      • First step is to call 211, then if they are deemed eligible, the application will be forwarded to the city where we will reach out to the applicant with the next steps. 

Job Opportunities

  • The Gonzales Police Department is still looking to fill a position for a police officer. If interested, click here for the application and additional information!