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  1. Military Appreciation Week_NewsFlash

    Military Appreciation Week: November 6-14, 2021

    Nevada County is sponsoring its first annual "Military Appreciation Week" to honor all active duty, reservists, retired, veterans and Gold Star Families in the County. Local businesses are offering military and veteran discounts and special offers. Additional Info...
  2. Seal of the Public Health Accreditation Board

    Nevada County Public Health Awarded National Accreditation

    Accreditation through PHAB Demonstrates Nevada County Public Health Department’s Commitment to Excellence in Serving the Community Read on...
  3. Built for Zero logo

    Nevada County aims to end veteran homelessness by Veteran's Day 2021

    Built for Zero, a national initiative, has welcomed Nevada County into the cohort of communities in the “last mile” of ending homelessness for a specific population. Read on...
  4. COVID-19 NewsFlash (4)

    Nevada County Public Health Recommends Masking Indoors

    Due to the recent dramatic increase in cases of COVID-19 in our community and following recently released Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, the Nevada County Public Health Officer strongly recommends masking indoors. Read on...
  5. SNRDCSS Backpack School Supply Drive_NewsFlash

    Backpack and School Supply Drive for Child Support Awareness Month

    In partnership with Partners Family Resource Centers, the Sierra Nevada Regional Department of Child Support Services is collecting and distributing new backpacks and school supplies to local families in need Read on...
  6. OES - Cooling Center NewsFlash (1)

    Nevada County Cooling Centers Available Saturday & Sunday at the Grass Valley & Penn Valley Library

    National Weather Service Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for portions of Nevada County Friday at noon through Monday evening. Cooling Centers will open at the Grass Valley & Penn Valley libraries from 11am - 7pm on Saturday & Sunday. Read on...
  7. Dr. Scott Kellarmann_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Introduces Dr. Scott Kellermann as Public Health Officer

    Beginning January 1, Dr. Scott Kellermann will be joining the Nevada County as Public Health Officer. Dr. Kellermann received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine with a Master’s in Public Health and Master’s in Tropical Medicine. Read on...
  8. PH COVID NewsFlash (2)

    Nevada County COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

    Nevada County continues to have a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, with active cases jumping from 307 to nearly 400 over the past week. Governor Newsom has indicated that a statewide Stay-at-Home Order is possible if current trends continue. Read on...
  9. PH COVID NewsFlash (1)

    Nevada County COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise Exponentially

    Nevada County has seen a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, with over 120 new cases over the weekend representing 10% of our total COVID-19 cases since March. Nevada County’s COVID-19 data continues to meet the most restrictive Purple Tier. Read on...
  10. Rendering of building elevations for the Cashin&#39s Field project

    TCAC awards $25.8 million in Housing Tax Credits for Cashins Field Housing Project

    The California State Treasurer’s Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC) awarded $25.8 million in Federal Nine Percent (9%) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (yielding approximately $22.4 million in investor equity) to the Cashin’s Field housing project. Read on...
  11. CA Curfew 11.19.20

    State Issues Limited Stay at Home Order to Slow Spread of COVID-19

    Due to the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Newsom and CDPH announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gatherings stop between 10 PM and 5 AM in counties in the purple tier. Read on...
  12. PH COVID NewsFlash 11.16.20

    Nevada County moves into the State’s Purple Tier with a rapid rise in local COVID-19 cases

    Nevada County has seen a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases. Today, the State announced that Nevada County’s COVID-19 data meets the most restrictive Purple “Widespread” Tier that will reduce the capacity and increase restrictions for local businesses. Read on...
  13. Nevada County trending towards the Red “Substantial” Tier

    Continue to be COVID safe: Nevada County trending towards the Red “Substantial” Tier

    Although Nevada County remains in the Orange “Moderate” Tier with the State’s tier announcement today, a recent increase in COVID-19 cases may move Nevada County into the Red “Substantial” Tier in future weeks. Read on...
  14. Coach N Four Motel

    $2.8M in Project Homekey Funding Awarded for Purchase and Conversion of Motel Into Permanent Housing

    Nevada County’s Homekey project is the Coach N Four Motel in Grass Valley. The 18-unit motel will initially continue as a temporary emergency housing for people experiencing homelessness, with a focus on families, veterans and other vulnerable groups. Read on...