Public Health

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To protect the community and slow the spread of COVID-19, Public Health is closed to the public beginning Thursday, March 19th.  Information on access to Health and Human Services Agency Programs during COVID-19
 
About​ Public Health

Learn more about your Public Health Department, what we do, and how we can help you.
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News and Updates

Current updates, public service announcements and other key information about public health issues. 

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Guide to Public Health Programs & Services


A complete overview with links to all of our programs.
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​Birth & Death Certificates


Currently by appointment only.                    No walk-ins.


Our Vital Records Office provides birth and death records, and Medical Marijuana Identification Cards.  We also provide funeral homes and mortuaries with death certificates.  You can email the Vital Records office:  vital.records@co.nevada.ca.us
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​Immunizations & Flu Shots


Currently by appointment only.                  No walk-ins.

 
See current safety procedures for appointments during COVID-19.
Our immunization program provides both childhood and adult vaccines, including flu shots.

Check out our additional Flu Clinics!

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WIC (Women, Infants & Children)


WIC is a program to help pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and young children eat well, stay health and be active.
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Communicable Disease Reporting


This portal allows healthcare providers to report certain communicable diseases to the Nevada County Public Health Department.
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Tuberculosis Testing


Currently by appointment only.                    No walk-ins.

 
We provide low-cost tuberculosis (TB) testing to the community.
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Truckee Public Health Services​


A full array of public health services are available to the Truckee community, including family planning and teen clinic services.
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2019 Community Health Assessment
This report identifies and prioritizes health needs of our community for 2019.


2016 Community Health Assessment


This report documents the physical health of our community, as well as factors that contribute to our community's overall health and wellness.
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Community Health Improvement Plan


The CHIP documents a long-term, systematic effort to address public health in Nevada County by identifying priority issues, goals, and strategies.

2019 Annual Report

This 2019 Annual Report (pdf) will give you a sense of what the Nevada County Public Health Department has accomplished over the past year and what we intend to address in the coming year.