You have the right to see your medical record. Patients or their legal representatives may request access to their medical records through the Health Information Management Department.
Birth Certificates or Death Certificates
If requesting Birth Certificates or Death Certificates which were issued within the last year, please contact the Monterey County Health Department's Vital Records Division by calling (831) 755-4506. For Birth Certificates and Death Certificates issued more than one year ago, please contact the Monterey County Recorder-Clerk's Office.
How to Submit a Request For Your Health Records
You will be required to complete and sign an authorization form for the release of health information from your records:
Please submit your request with the completed and signed authorization form above to:
Health Information Management Department
Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd. Building 580
Monday through Friday: 8 am to 4:00 pm
Requests for copies of medical records are processed within 5-15 days, once valid written authorization is confirmed.