Jan 16

Flu: Not something to sneeze at

Posted on January 16, 2020 at 1:58 PM by Katie Combs Prichard

It’s easy to ignore something that has become familiar. 

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Jan 16

Hungry for awareness

Posted on January 16, 2020 at 1:57 PM by Katie Combs Prichard

Food - and the lack of it - comes into sharp focus during the holiday season, with images of canned food drives and donated turkeys dominating television screens.

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Nov 15

New health officer talks 'roots'

Posted on November 15, 2019 at 10:04 AM by Katie Combs Prichard

As Placer County’s new health officer I’ve been asked a lot about my background. I tell people that coming here to Placer is a “full circle moment” for me, having completed my preventive medicine residency training with the county a decade ago.

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