About the Nevada County Public Health Department


Prevent disease, promote and support optimal health and wellness, and protect the community against disasters.

Vision Statement

Safe, healthy and thriving communities.

Achieving the Mission

The Public Health Department achieves this mission through an array of programs including communicable disease control, chronic disease prevention, emergency preparedness, community health education, clinical services and healthcare management.

The Public Health Department promotes the health of our entire community through varied programs ranging from control of communicable diseases and coordination of the response to health emergencies to individual case management to primary prevention of disease and wellness promotion.