Public Health

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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-in's.

Our Vital Records Office provides birth and death records and Medical Marijuana Identification Cards.  We also provide funeral homes and mortuaries with death certificates and burial permits.  To schedule an appointment call 530-265-7264.  You can also email us at

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​Immunizations & Flu Shots

Currently by appointment only. No walk-in's. 

See current safety procedures for appointments during COVID-19.
Our immunization program provides both childhood and adult vaccines, including flu shots.
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WIC (Women, Infants & Children)

Currently all services provided by phone or virtual formats.

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-in's.

We provide low-cost tuberculosis (TB) testing to the community.            Call 470-2428 to schedule an appointment.

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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.