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Our Mission

​The mission of Sacramento County Public Health is to promote, protect, and assure conditions for optimal health and public safety for residents and communities of Sacramento County through leadership, collaboration, prevention, and response.


 

Our Vision

Optimal health and well-being for Sacramento County communities!


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Be Alert: Certain Skin Creams May Contain Mercury

Mercury has been found in certain foreign brand, unlabeled, and/or homemade skin creams, causing severe disease in those using the skin cream as well as family members. Learn more about these skin creams and what you should do if you've been using them:

Mercury in Skin Creams

Beat the Heat

Take steps to beat the heat this summer! See our SacCounty News for more information:


Going Back to School

Children are required by California law to have certain childhood vaccines in order to attend school, day care, and child care. Learn more about these required vaccines at Shots for School or contact the Sacramento County Immunization Assistance Program for more information.


Mosquito Season

Mosquito season starts in the summer and continues through early fall as temperatures increase and mosquitoes become active. Mosquitoes spread diseases, such as West Nile virus and Zika virus. Learn more about these mosquito-borne diseases and how to protect yourself this summer.


Syphilis Is on the Rise in Sacramento

IM-BusShelterRippedJean.pngSyphilis is on the rise in Sacramento County. Learn how the HIV/STD Prevention Program can help.

2020 U.S. Census
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Learn why participating in the Census is important.  

Travelers' Health
Are you planning on traveling to another country? Find out what vaccines are recommended and make sure to schedule enough time to get them before traveling. Also, find out what diseases and outbreaks you should be aware of before traveling.

Be Healthy Sacramento 


Looking for data on Sacramento County? Visit Be Healthy Sacramento for public data on a variety of topics from education to health for Sacramento County.

 

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 Nurse-Family Partnership

 

 
Learn about the services available for first-time pregnant women through the Nurse-Family Partnership Program.


What Every Woman Should Know!


Hear a message from our County Health Officer, Dr. Olivia Kasirye, by clicking on the photo. 

Learn more about the Preconception Health Campaign.