The Placer County Public Health Division is working towards achieving Public Health Accreditation. Public Health Accreditation is a voluntary national accreditation program lead by the Public Health Accreditation Board.
The California CalFresh Healthy Living Program (SNAP-Ed) improves the nutritional health of low-income Californians by providing access to nutrition education, physical activity education, and leadership toward healthy community initiatives.
Our program aims to reduce the impact of tobacco on Placer County residents by educating community members on current tobacco issues, providing technical assistance, reducing exposure to secondhand smoke, and supporting the enforcement of tobacco laws and policies.
To provide youth with safe and convenient opportunities for walking and bicycling to school to encourage exercise, reduce the risk of injury from traffic collisions, improve community/neighborhood relations, and decrease school commute traffic and air pollution which will lend to a culture shift that embraces active transportation.