Nevada County Public Health News, Updates and Public Service Announcements

Current Updates

Coronavirus

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The Nevada County Public Health Department has received inquiries regarding the significant rise in cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) reported out of mainland China. The worry is understandable and we encourage our community members to follow this evolving situation, to get the facts from reliable sources (references in link below), and to take everyday precautions to reduce their risk of viral respiratory infections such as the flu.

Coronavirus (en español)

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El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Nevada (NCPHD, por sus siglas en inglés) ha recibido preguntas sobre la alza considerable de casos del nuevo coronavirus (COVID-19) reportados en China continental. Las inquietudes son entendibles y el NCPHD alienta a los miembros de nuestra comunidad a que sigan atentos a la evolución de la situación para obtener hechos de fuentes fiables (referencias en el enlace de abajo), y tomar las precauciones diarias que reduzcan su riesgo de contraer infecciones respiratorias virales, tales como la influenza (gripe).

Other Resources

  • The California Department of Public Health’s Let’s Talk Cannabis website offers lots of research-based information about cannabis, including what is and is not legal, the impacts of use on youth, why reducing youth access is so important, information for pregnant and breastfeeding women, and much more. This is a great resource for parents, teachers, teens, and anyone interested in learning more about marijuana.