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Community Health Education
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.
CalFresh Healthy Living
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.
Oral Health Program
Learn about efforts to promote preventive dental care knowledge and access to early preventive dental services.
Tobacco Control Program
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.
Safe Routes to School (SRTS)
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.
Substance Abuse Prevention & Services
This program aims to prevent substance abuse and its related consequences by empowering community, families and individuals to adopt healthy behaviors.
Placer County Healthy Brain Initiative
The Placer County Health Brain Initiative is a grant-funded program that works to make Placer County more dementia-friendly. A dementia-friendly community is where people with dementia are respected, valued, and understood and they ensure all community members are aware of and understand the disease and its impact on individual’s living with it. This webpage contains information to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, resources for care partners and caregivers, and links to helpful community resources for Placer County residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and their care partners.