Free back-to-school vaccine clinics for families without access
Placer County Public Health is offering free back-to-school immunization clinics for children without access to vaccines.
New child support form
Placer County Child Support Services now offers a new, simplified enrollment form to better serve new and existing customers. The new feature requires less information, only takes minutes to complete and can be finalized online or over the phone.
North Lake Tahoe Biomass Task Force
The Placer County Board of Supervisors yesterday voted to create the North Tahoe Truckee Biomass Task Force - a regional effort to reduce catastrophic forest wildfires while reducing local green waste tipping fees for customers and agencies.
Lotus Behavioral Health Crisis Center opening in Roseville
Placer County today celebrated the addition of the Lotus Behavioral Health Crisis Center—a new, voluntary urgent care center for residents experiencing a mental health crisis.
As Placer County confirms first pediatric COVID-19 death
Placer County Public Health has confirmed the county’s first COVID-19 death of a youth under the age of 18, a child with no underlying health conditions. The death occurred earlier in the summer.
Regional mass notification system test Aug. 25
On Aug. 25, 13 cities, three counties, and one Tribal Nation will test the Regional Mass Notification System – this is a joint system maintained by Sacramento, Yolo, and Placer counties.
Martis Valley Trail
Placer County today celebrated the grand opening of the Martis Valley Trail in North Lake Tahoe.
2021 Crop Report
An increase in almond production put the nut crop into Placer County’s top four crops last year, helping drive a 48% increase of overall crop value to an all-time high in 2021.
Hunger Action Month food drive
September is Hunger Action Month, and more than 30,000 people in Placer County alone — including children and seniors — experience food insecurity. To raise awareness and address local need, the Placer Food Security Coalition is hosting a community food drive at the Gold Country Fairgrounds.
County to open three libraries during heat wave
Placer County will keep several libraries open throughout the long holiday weekend to help residents stay cool and out of the heat. The county also plans to open its Health and Human Services building in Rocklin on Sunday and Monday.