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  1. Property Tax NewsFlash

    1st Installment of Property Taxes Due December 10, 2021

    Tina M. Vernon, Nevada County Treasurer and Tax Collector, would like to remind property owners that the due date for the 1st installment of the 2021-2022 secured tax bill is December 10, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Learn More
  2. Public Health Officials Tracking New Omicron Variant

    Public Health Officials Tracking the New Omicron Variant

    The California Department of Public Health confirmed the first case of the Omicron variant in the United States on December 1st, 2021. Learn More
  3. Hirschman Trail Adoption_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Adopts BYLT’s Hirschman Pond Trail

    Nevada County recently entered into an “Adopt-a-Trail” agreement to support the eastern portion of the well-loved local Hirschman Pond Trail in Nevada City. Hirshman Trail is minutes from the Eric Rood Center and is used by County staff almost every day. Learn More
  4. Winter Reading Challenge 2021

    Library Winter Reading Challenge Starts December 1st

    This winter, the library is bringing the joy back by challenging our community to read 100,000 minutes with the Winter Reading Challenge! The challenge begins December 1, 2021 and runs through January 14, 2022. Learn More
  5. A family happily throws fall leaves in the air

    Gather Safely this Holiday Season

    Protect yourself, your family, and your community as you celebrate the holiday season. Learn More
  6. Many wrapped presents under a decorated Christmas Tree

    Make the Holidays Merry and Bright for a Foster Child

    Nevada County Child Welfare Services is seeking the help of the community to provide gifts to to the foster children that we serve so they and their families may have a wonderful holiday season. Learn More
  7. Burn Pile_NewsFlash

    Manage Your Burn Pile Safely

    This time of year offers a unique opportunity to affordably and efficiently reduce green waste levels on your properties, and residential debris burning is allowable when the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District deems it a burn day. Learn More
  8. Grass Valley Library Photo_NewsFlash

    Library Extends Open Hours

    The Truckee, Madelyn Helling, and Grass Valley Libraries will be open from 10 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday. Patrons will be able to check out books and movies, enjoy library events, and use curbside pick up during these hours. Learn More
  9. Community Resiliency Grants NewsFlash

    Supervisors Award $2 Million in Community Resiliency Grants

    On Tuesday, November 9th, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously awarded $1,991,884 in “Community Resiliency Grants,” funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), to 32 local nonprofits, small businesses, and special districts. Learn More
  10. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    Redistricting Public Hearing Notice

    Public hearing at which the Board of Supervisors will adopt its final supervisorial district map, which has been published on the internet at least seven (7) days prior to adoption at: www.mynevadacounty.com/3196/REDISTRICTING-2021. Read More
  11. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    1/11/2022 Title III Forest Reserve Funds public hearing

    Public hearing to consider approving the proposed project and a spending plan for $55,000 of Title III Forest Reserve Funds (HR 1424) for Fiscal Year 2020/2021 (FY 2021/2022 payment year) and Fiscal Year 2021/2022 (FY 2022/2023 payment year). Read More
  12. Nevada County Public Health Officer Removes Limits on Events, Leaves Masking Requirements in Place

    Nevada County Public Health Officer Removes Limits on Events, Leaves Masking Requirements in Place

    Nevada County’s Public Health Officer has issued an amendment to his August 25, 2021 order to remove limits on events while leaving masking requirements in place. Learn More
  13. Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available for Children Ages 5 to 11

    Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available for Children Ages 5 to 11

    The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 cleared the final hurdle for Emergency Use Authorization. Learn More
  14. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    Redistricting Workshop to Review Four Alternatives

    Public Workshop on November 9th to review the four options before the Board, and conduct a public workshop to receive public input. View the four draft scenarios here. Learn More
  15. NevCo Relief River Fire Fund_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Relief Fund Raises over $260,000 for Wildfire Recovery

    In the two months since the August 4th River Fire burned 2,619 acres, destroyed fifty-four homes, and damaged nine others in Nevada County, the community raised over $260,000 to help wildfire survivors. Learn More
  16. SCMAC Workshop 1

    Greater Higgins Area Plan Project And Workshop 1 Announcement

    Nevada County is kicking off an exciting project to help guide future development and amenities in the Higgins Corner and Lake of the Pines area in the South County region. Read on...
  17. Broadband NewsFlash

    Supervisors Approve Countywide EIR to Expedite Shovel-Ready Broadband Projects

    The Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a contract to conduct a Countywide Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to meaningfully increase the viability of universal and accessible broadband throughout Nevada County. Read on...
  18. County of Nevada Awarded FEMA Funding for Defensible Space Assistance (1)

    Nevada County Awarded FEMA Grant Funding for Defensible Space Assistance

    On September 28, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors passed two resolutions accepting grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The two programs will provide critical defensible space assistance. Read on...
  19. California to Offer Pfizer Booster Shots

    California to Offer Pfizer Booster Shots

    California is now cleared to follow the federal recommendations that certain individuals can receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Read on...
  20. COVID Memorial 2_NewsFlash

    COVID Remembrance Memorial at Madelyn Helling Library

    On September 20th, a Covid-19 memorial was installed in the lobby of the Madelyn Helling Library, in Nevada City, California. It will remain in residence for six weeks. Read on...
  21. South County Shaded Fuel Break

    County of Nevada Awarded CAL FIRE Funding for South County Shaded Fuel Break

    CAL FIRE recently announced that the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services received grant funding to complete the South County Shaded Fuel Break. Read on...
  22. Seal of the Public Health Accreditation Board

    Nevada County Public Health Awarded National Accreditation

    Accreditation through PHAB Demonstrates Nevada County Public Health Department’s Commitment to Excellence in Serving the Community Read on...
  23. A colorful rainbow art palette and brush caricature with the words Vote for the bus art!

    Nevada County Connects and Nevada County Now Encourage You to Vote for the Bus Art

    Nevada County Connects and Now encourages the community to vote for public art that will be wrapped around 11 buses within the fleet. Please take 1 to 2 minutes to vote on the artwork for the bus wrap. Continue reading for the link to vote. Read on...
  24. Lets-Talk-Circle

    September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

    September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. As part of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month the county has planned a number of activities, including training opportunities for community members and a virtual Suicide Prevention Town Hall with YubaNet. Read on...
  25. Amended Health Order Sets New Requirements for Large Events, Masks in Crowded Outdoor Settings

    Amended Health Order Sets New Requirements for Large Events, Masks in Crowded Outdoor Settings

    Nevada County Public Health Officer Dr. Scott Kellermann has amended his August 18th order on face coverings to include further mandates for crowded outdoor settings and large events. The order becomes effective at 12:01 a.m. on August 27, 2021. Read on...
  26. COVID-19 NewsFlash, Nevada County Public Health Officer Issues Order on Face Coverings, Aug 18, 2021

    Nevada County Public Health Officer Issues Order on Face Coverings Indoors

    The order, which goes into effect at 12:01 am on Friday, August 20th, requires all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when indoors in public settings and businesses. Read on...
  27. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    CORRECTED Redistricting Public Workshop Notice

    Public Workshop to receive a report on the redistricting process and permissible criteria to be considered to redraw Board of Supervisors election district boundaries; and conduct a public workshop to receive public input. LOCATION REVISED: Board Chambers Read More
  28. Dark blue background with a flame. Wildfire Relief and Recovery Campaign, nevcorelief.org

    Nevada County Relief Fund Raises Over $110,000 for River Fire Survivors in One Week

    The Nevada County Relief Fund has raised over $110,000 for River Fire survivors. With 54 Nevada County homes destroyed and another nine damaged, these funds are desperately needed to help these devastated households recover. Read on...
  29. COVID-19 News, August 10 Update: Public Health Department Warns Fairgoers of COVID Risks

    Public Health Department Warns Fairgoers of COVID Risks

    With the Nevada County Fair set to open Wednesday morning, the Nevada County Public Health department reported 186 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. Read on...
  30. COVID-19 News, August 9, 2021; COVID-19 Cases Surge  in Nevada County as  Delta Variant Takes Hold

    COVID-19 Cases Surge in Nevada County as Delta Variant Takes Hold

    With 443 cases last week, Nevada County is experiencing the largest surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations since the beginning of the pandemic. Cases have increased by 1200% since the week of July 1st. Read on...
  31. Fire Recovery Square Graphics

    Local Assistance Center for River Fire Survivors to Open Aug. 13-14

    With most mandatory evacuations now lifted for the River Fire, Placer and Nevada counties will continue their support for impacted residents with a joint local assistance center - a one-stop-shop for recovery and rebuilding information and resources. Read on...
  32. River Fire Relief - NewsFlash

    Nevada County Relief Fund Seeks Donations for River Fire Survivors

    With over 4000 people evacuated, 2600 acres burned, and 76 structures destroyed, the River Fire is only 15% contained as of Thursday evening. The Nevada County Relief Fund established the “River Fire Fund” today to accept donations. Read on...
  33. COVID-19 NewsFlash (4)

    Nevada County Public Health Recommends Masking Indoors

    Due to the recent dramatic increase in cases of COVID-19 in our community and following recently released Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, the Nevada County Public Health Officer strongly recommends masking indoors. Read on...
  34. A small green plant sprouts out of parched and cracked soil

    Supervisors Launch $2 Million Community Resiliency Grants Program

    On Tuesday, July 27th, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved $2 Million to launch a new “Community Resiliency Grants” program with funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Read on...
  35. Citizens Academy NewsFlash

    Apply for the Fall 2021 Citizen's Academy by August 15th

    After a successful, fully remote session of Citizen’s Academy in early spring of this year, Nevada County is happy to announce another session of Citizen’s Academy which will offer the advantages of attending remotely and in person. Read on...
  36. 2021 NACo Achievement Awards

    County Earns National Achievement Awards for Broadband Grant Program & Ready Nevada County Dashboard

    Nevada County has been recognized with two Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). Board Chair Dan Miller and District I Supervisor Heidi Hall attended the NACo Conference and accepted the awards on behalf of Nevada County. Read on...
  37. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    Redistricting Public Workshop Notice

    Public Workshop to receive a report on the redistricting process and permissible criteria to be considered to redraw Board of Supervisors election district boundaries; and conduct a public workshop to receive public input. Read More
  38. Built for Zero

    Nevada County aims to end veteran homelessness by Veteran’s Day 2021

    Nevada County is proud to announce participation in Built for Zero, a national initiative of more than 80 communities working to measurably end homelessness, one population at a time. Read on...
  39. SNRDCSS Backpack School Supply Drive_NewsFlash

    Backpack and School Supply Drive for Child Support Awareness Month

    In partnership with Partners Family Resource Centers, the Sierra Nevada Regional Department of Child Support Services is collecting and distributing new backpacks and school supplies to local families in need Read on...
  40. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Awards $192,500 to 79 Small Businesses

    Thanks to an allocation of $250,000 by the Board of Supervisors to promote post-pandemic economic recovery, all the eligible small businesses who applied will receive a micro-grant of up to $5,000 from the Nevada County Relief Fund. Read on...
  41. OES - Cooling Center NewsFlash (1)

    Nevada County Cooling Centers Available Saturday & Sunday at the Grass Valley & Penn Valley Library

    National Weather Service Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for portions of Nevada County Friday at noon through Monday evening. Cooling Centers will open at the Grass Valley & Penn Valley libraries from 11am - 7pm on Saturday & Sunday. Read on...
  42. OES Art Walk_NewsFlash

    Nevada City Artwalk Returns with Support from Ready Nevada County

    Office of Emergency Services (OES) will be on hand in front of the Miners Foundry with Ready Nevada County materials to help residents and visitors prepare for a safe summer. Read on...
  43. Penn Valley Library offers extended hours with Open Access_NewsFlash

    Penn Valley Library offers extended hours with Open+ Access

    Beginning July 1st, the Penn Valley Library is one of just a few libraries nationwide that will now offer access hours that allows patrons to use the library without staff present. Read on...
  44. COVID-19 NewsFlash (2)

    Delta (B.1.617.2) COVID-19 Variant Identified in Nevada County

    The significantly more contagious COVID-19 Delta variant has been found in Nevada County. Six cases were reported to Nevada County Public Health on June 30, 2021. Read on...
  45. _PH COVID Vax NewsFlash (5)

    Public Health Department to Begin Scaling Back Whispering Pines Vaccine Clinic Hours

    Nearly 62% of residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. With vaccine availability more widespread and local demand dwindling, the Public Health Department is planning to reduce hours at the Whispering Pines clinic throughout July. Read on...
  46. Summer Learning

    Library Summer Learning Program Continues with Week 3: China

    The Nevada County Community Library is continuing to offer exciting programs for kids, teens, and adults during their 3rd week of the Summer Learning Program with a journey to China. Read on...
  47. 21.22 Adopted Budget 3 NewsFlash

    County Supervisors Adopt 21/22 Budget

    On June 15, 2021, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted the 21/22 County Budget. Read on...
  48. Beat The Heat - NWS

    Excessive Heat Warning into this Weekend and Power Flex Alert Today

    NWS Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for portions of Nevada County through Sunday evening. Higher temperatures can be dangerous for all people but especially the very young, senior citizens, and those with chronic medical conditions. Read on...
  49. Relief Fund

    Supervisors Allocate $250,000 from American Rescue Plan Act for Small Businesses

    The Board of Supervisors allocated $250,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) monies to fund a fifth round of grant making by the Nevada County Relief Fund to support small businesses recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  50. Trisha Tillotson Photo_NewsFlash

    Trisha Tillotson Appointed as Nevada County’s Community Development Agency Director

    Nevada County’s Public Works Director, Trisha Tillotson, has been appointed as Nevada County’s Community Development Agency (CDA) Director beginning June 27th. Read on...
  51. Know Your Zone_NF1

    Listen to the Experts: Know Your Zone and Write It Down

    Authorities will use Zone Names in emergency alerts, media releases, and social media to notify residents which areas are under an evacuation warning or order. It does not replace CodeRED or Nixle but supplements them. Read on...
  52. Cal Fresh

    CalFresh Farmers’ Market Match Program Begins June 1st

    For the eighth year the Nevada County Department of Social Services (DSS) will partner with 211 Connecting Point to bring a Market Match Program to local Nevada County Farmers' Markets. Read on...
  53. Adopt-A-Road Volunteer Day - CDA Volunteers

    Adopt-A-Road CDA Volunteer Day

    The Community Development Agency cleaned up our “adopted” LaBarr Meadows Road Saturday, May 22, 2021. The effort comes at a critical time in the County’s effort to encourage litter pick-up, responsible recreation, & general stewardship of the foothills. Read on...
  54. Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Ages 12+

    Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Ages 12+

    As of May 13th, all Californians age 12 and over are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine. Read on...
  55. Transit Services Public Workshop May 20 5:30-7:30pm

    Public Workshop to Discuss Transit Services in Nevada County

    Join our public workshop to discuss transit services in Nevada County. Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. To join the meeting online or by phone, see photos for more information. Read on...
  56. IG Cannabis Licensing Types (1)

    Townhall: Let's Talk Cannabis Licensing Types June 2, 2021

    Join Nevada County Cannabis Compliance and YubaNet for a townhall meeting or virtual listening session to discuss Cannabis Licensing Types on Tuesday, June 2, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. All ideas, questions, and feedback are welcome. Read on...
  57. Steve Monaghan

    Every Nevada County Resident Should Be Part of the Redistricting Process

    Every 10 years the US Census Bureau conducts a national count of all residents across the country. This data is used for a multitude of purposes from allocating federal program funding to communities to updating district boundary maps. Read on...
  58. Zonehaven

    Nevada County Launches New Zone Evacuation Technology

    This week, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services officially launches a new zone-based evacuation technology to complement the ongoing Ready Nevada County tools and strategy. Residents are asked to visit to look up their zone. Read on...
  59. Waste Water Pics (6)

    Nevada County Sanitation Proposed Sewer Rate Adjustments

    The Nevada County Sanitation District No. 1 proposes fees in order to maintain safe, reliable sewer services as well as preparing future maintenance. Fees will ensure cost-efficient services to customers and protect the environment. Read on...
  60. Public Health to Open New Vaccine Clinic at Sierra College Grass Valley Campus Next Week

    Public Health to Open New Vaccine Clinic at Sierra College Grass Valley Campus Next Week

    With 210 appointments per day, five days a week, the clinic provides a significant expansion in appointment availability. Read on...
  61. A circle of gold stars on a dark blue background frames the words American Rescue Plan

    Supervisors Award $5.8 Million to Support Local Economy

    Funding is intended to offset COVID-19-related economic hardships and disruptions to local businesses and nonprofits and foster economic recovery. Read on...
  62. Broadband NewsFlash

    Supervisors Award $500,000 in Last-Mile Broadband Grants

    Broadband service will be offered to 440 households to support distance learning, remote working, and tele-medicine. Read on...
  63. FB Mosquito Fish

    Mosquito Fish Giveaway

    Nevada County Environmental Health Department Vector Control will be holding Mosquito Fish Giveaways at the Rood Center. All giveaways will be held from 12:00-2:00pm. Drive-thru pick-ups only; containers will be provided to safely take the fish home. Read on...
  64. RSG-Video-Sq-promo

    Watch Ready, Set, Go! Preparedness Film

    This short film version of the Ready, Set, Go! Handbook was created to educate more people on specific steps to wildfire and emergency preparedness in Nevada County. Read on...
  65. 2021-GW_Website

    Free Green Waste Disposal and Mulch Opportunities Return to Nevada County in May & June

    Free residential green waste disposal and mulch opportunities return to Nevada County in May and June. Residents are encouraged to start staging green waste now to take full advantage of a shorter schedule. Read on...
  66. Rendering of building elevations for the Cashin&#39s Field project

    Cashin's Field Is One Step Closer to New Workforce Housing

    Cashin’s Field, an affordable housing project consisting of 51 units of workforce housing, is one step closer to breaking ground in Nevada City. Read on...
  67. COVID-19 NewsFlash

    B.1.1.7 Variant of COVID-19 Confirmed in Eastern and Western Nevada County

    Nevada County Public Health received notice that two specimens for SARS-CoV-2 taken in mid-March were determined to be the B.1.1.7 variant. Read on...
  68. IG CDA Open

    CDA Now Open for Limited In-Person Appointments

    Starting this week, the Community Development Agency (CDA) is open for limited in-person counter appointments. To schedule appointments online, visit mynevadacounty.com/bookcda or call (530) 265-1222, meeting state guidelines for the COVID-19 "Red" tier. Read on...
  69. 16+ now eligible at public health vaccine clinics

    Nevada County Vaccine Update: Eligibility expands to 16 and older at Public Health clinics

    4/1: Starting today, Nevada County Public Health has opened up vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older at our Public Health clinics. Statewide, everyone 50+ is eligible at all vaccine providers as of today. Read on...
  70. IG Transit NevCO Connects and Art

    Nevada County Public Art Installation Call For Artists

    Nevada County Transit Services (Nevada County Connects & Nevada County Now) announces Call for Artists to create artwork for a bus wrap design. For more info please attend the initial brief on April 1, 2021, at 11 am. Submissions are due April 30, 2021. Read on...
  71. A Public Health employee assists a patient in their car at the clinic.

    550 Residents Vaccinated by Public Health at Saturday Clinic

    On Saturday, March 20th the Nevada County Public Health Department hosted a large COVID-19 vaccination event at the Whispering Pines clinic in Grass Valley. With 550 individuals vaccinated, this was Public Health’s largest clinic to date. Read on...
  72. PH COVID Vaccine News Flash - eligibility expands April 1

    Nevada County Vaccine Update: Eligibility expands + clinic tomorrow!

    3/25: Starting April 1, everyone 50 years old and older will be eligible to make an appointment for COVID-19 vaccine in California. Starting April 15, everyone 16 years old and older will be eligible for an appointment. Read on...
  73. Gail Gaffney, Sierra Pines_NewsFlash

    REACH Team Brings COVID-19 Vaccine to Most Vulnerable Residents

    The REACH (Resources for Equity & Access in Community Health) Team is the Public Health Department’s crew of nurses dedicated to vaccinating those with the most risk and the least access to COVID-19 vaccinations. Read on...
  74. CEQA Training: April 1, 2021 6:30-8pm

    Community Meeting: Introduction to CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act)

    Join Nevada County for an online community meeting introducing CEQA to residents on Thursday, April 1, 2021, 6:30pm to 8:00pm. This meeting aims to guide participants through overarching principles behind CEQA: what triggers it, how to comment, and Q&A. Read on...
  75. Blueprint Purple Tier_ NewsFlash

    State Announces Changes to Business Tier System

    Nevada County remains in the Purple Tier with the update and reassessment of the new statewide Blueprint for a Safer Economy thresholds. Our pathway to the Red Tier is to continue social distancing, masking, and refraining from social gatherings. Read on...
  76. Nevada County Vaccine Update March 12: Eligibility expands March 15

    Nevada County Vaccine Update: Eligibility expands March 15

    3/12: Starting March 15, people with certain significant, high-risk medical conditions or disabilities will become eligible for vaccines statewide. Read on...
  77. _PH COVID Vax NewsFlash (3)

    Nevada County Begins Vaccinating Local Grocery Store Employees

    3/12: COVID-19 vaccinations are picking up in Nevada County. Nearly 30,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to Nevada County residents so far, and the pace is increasing. Read on...
  78. HH Cold Weather Shelter_NewsFlash

    County & Hospitality House Open Overflow Emergency Shelters Tuesday Evening Through Thursday Morning

    Due to upcoming cold and wet weather, Hospitality House and the County of Nevada are activating the Extreme Weather Shelter Protocol for these two nights with COVID-19 safety measures in place. Read on...
  79. EGRESS_INGRESS FIRE SAFETY PROJECT - PW - NewsFlash (1)

    Egress/Ingress Fire Safety Project

    Beginning March 8, 2021 and continuing through March 2022, Nevada County will begin work on the Egress/Ingress Fire Safety Project. The primary goal of the project is to remove hazardous fuels along 200 miles of County maintained roads on both sides. Read on...
  80. iworq

    New Service Request Tool Launches

    Nevada County launches a new, simpler online service request tool, which will function like the former “Ask Nevada County App.” The web-based tool allows users to submit service concerns online road maintenance to environmental health concerns. Read on...
  81. Nevada County Divided into Evacuation Zones Across the County

    Nevada County OES, Law, and Fire Agencies Spearhead Zone-based Evacuation Planning

    The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (Nevada County OES) is excited to announce a new pilot project for countywide zone-based evacuation planning that is now underway. Read on...
  82. Board Objectives (1)

    Supervisors Unanimously Adopt 2021 Board Objectives

    The Board Objectives for 2021 include fiscal stability and core services, emergency preparedness including wildfire and public safety power shutoffs, economic development, affordable and workforce housing, cannabis, and homelessness. Read on...
  83. Nevada County Vaccine News: County Opens New Vaccine Clinic in Grass Valley

    Nevada County Vaccine Update: County opens new vaccine clinic in Grass Valley

    Feb 12. This week, the County of Nevada will launch a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the Whispering Pines business park in Grass Valley. Vaccinations at the Whispering Pines clinic are by appointment only. Read on...
  84. County Pilots MyTurn with Limited Appointments

    Nevada County Vaccine Update: County Pilots MyTurn with Limited Appointments

    Feb 10. Today the County of Nevada will go live with the State’s MyTurn vaccine notification and scheduling platform. Read on...
  85. TTUSD Staff Vaccine_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Partners with Tahoe Forest Hospital to Vaccinate Tahoe-Truckee Teachers

    On Wednesday February 3, 2021, teachers from the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District received their first COVID-19 vaccinations, administered by Tahoe Forest Hospital staff and school nurses from Tahoe Truckee Unified School District. Read on...
  86. Nevada County Vaccine Update Feb 5: State revises eligibility guidelines

    Nevada County Vaccine Update: State Revises Vaccine Eligibility

    Feb 5. Today the State of California released a revised system for vaccine eligibility. Nevada County Public Health continues to follow the guidelines for vaccine eligibility as defined by the State of California. Read on...
  87. Jan 20 New tools available

    Nevada County Vaccine Update: New tools available to stay up-to-date

    1/30: New link for Truckee residents and the State of California has released a new tool that allows Californians to sign up and be notified when they are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. Read on...
  88. Jan 27 75 yr olds starting

    Nevada County Vaccine Update: Starting vaccine access for 75+

    1/27: Nevada County Public Health continues to expand eligibility for COVID vaccine. With the doses we have received from the state this week, we are able to expand eligibility to some of our residents who are 75 years old and older. Read on...
  89. Broadband stock photo

    County Supervisors Launch $250,000 Last-Mile Broadband Grant Program

    Expediting access to the internet for all residents is the goal of the County of Nevada’s “Last-Mile Broadband Grant Program.” Read on...
  90. Ryan Gruver_NewsFlash

    Ryan Gruver: Honoring The Legacy of Our Grandparents

    In recent days I’ve been thinking a lot about my grandmother, who is a resident of a memory care facility, and recently had her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Read on...
  91. Off Grid Solar

    Nevada County CDA Adopts Off-Grid Solar Policy

    The Nevada County Building Department recently collaborated with the Nevada County Contractors’ Association (NCCA), and several other community stakeholders in developing an off-grid solar policy for residential, commercial and agricultural improvements. Read on...
  92. Jan 20 Nevada County Vaccine Update - all healthcare providers in Phase 1A now eligible for vaccine

    All healthcare providers in Phase 1A now eligible for vaccine!

    If you are a healthcare provider listed in Phase 1A, you are now eligible for vaccine in Nevada County. Read on...
  93. Image for Nevada County Vaccine News Flash for: Jan 19 IHSS Providers are Now Eligible for Vaccine

    IHSS Providers Now Eligible!

    1/19: In-Home Supportive Services providers serve one of our community’s most vulnerable populations. We are working closely with our partners to ensure this essential workforce is vaccinated. Read on...
  94. Image of Nevada County Vaccine Update News Flash for Jan 18: Understanding Phases and Tiers

    Understanding Phases and Tiers

    1/18: COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most important tools we have to end the pandemic. The State has developed Phases and Tiers to prioritize vaccination across CA. Nevada County is currently moving through these phases as vaccine becomes available. Read on...
  95. Nevada County Vaccine Update Jan 17 SNMH Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers

    Nearly 300 healthcare providers vaccinated Saturday

    1/17: We are thrilled to share that on Saturday, January 16th, Nevada County Public Health partnered with Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital to vaccinate 269 local healthcare workers. Read on...
  96. Covid Vax Text Alerts2

    Text VACCINEINFO to 898211 for Vaccine Updates from Public Health and 211

    Public Health has partnered with 211 Connecting Point to provide the community text updates about the COVID-19 vaccine in Nevada County. Residents can subscribe to find out when, where and to what populations the COVID-19 has become available to. Read on...
  97. PH COVID NewsFlash (10)

    Nevada County Exits Stay Home Order into Purple Tier

    The State has lifted the Regional Stay Home Order for the Greater Sacramento Region, which includes Nevada County. Due to Nevada County's current daily cases and positivity rate, Nevada County will be exiting into the Widespread Purple Tier. Read on...
  98. Northbound aerial view of the completed Wolf and Combie acceleration lane project.

    Caltrans Celebrates Completion of Acceleration Lanes Project

    Caltrans has recognized the successful completion of the $3.8 million State Route 49 Wolf/Combie Acceleration Lanes Project with a virtual ribbon-cutting video. Read on...
  99. Testing Site Colfax_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Increases COVID-19 Testing at Grass Valley Testing Site

    Nevada County’s Grass Valley COVID-19 testing site has increased testing to six days a week to add 165 more tests to its weekly testing capacity, an increase of more that 15% of the testing site’s previous capacity. Read on...
  100. PH COVID NewsFlash (9)

    Nevada County Remains in Regional Stay Home Order

    Nevada County continues to be under the State's Stay Home Order for the Greater Sacramento region. Early projections show ICU capacity is likely to drop and the Order will likely be extended for the Greater Sacramento region. Read on...
  101. Dr. Scott Kellarmann_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Introduces Dr. Scott Kellermann as Public Health Officer

    Beginning January 1, Dr. Scott Kellermann will be joining the Nevada County as Public Health Officer. Dr. Kellermann received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine with a Master’s in Public Health and Master’s in Tropical Medicine. Read on...
  102. Winter Storm Watch Graphic

    Winter Storm Watch Issued Friday-Saturday which Will Impact Essential Travel in Mountains

    NWS Sacramento is forecasting heavy mountain snow in the northern Sierra region. Motorists conducting essential travel are being alerted to a series of storms which will bring impactful winter weather across Northern California this weekend. Read on...
  103. Vaccine Arriving in Nevada County_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Hospitals Receive First Shipment of COVID Vaccine

    On Thursday morning Nevada County received our first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine which included 975 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. These first doses are being distributed to hospitals to begin vaccinating our front-line health care workers. Read on...
  104. Nisenan 4

    Nevada County Supervisors Support Local Nisenan Tribe in Restoration of Federal Recognition

    The Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to support the restoration of Federal recognition of the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe. The County received over 800 letters of support for Federal recognition. Read on...
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    Free Residential Green Waste Disposal Launches Friday, May 21, in Grass Valley

    The first of two free residential green waste disposal events for Nevada County residents kicks off this Friday, May 21. Residents will have an opportunity to drop off their green waste for free, Friday, May 21 - Monday, May 24, from 7:00 am -3:00 pm. Read on...
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    Re-entry Passes Available for Residents Impacted by River Fire

    Nevada County is hosting a re-entry center today. The purpose of this event is to inform residents of damages to their property and to issue a pass that will allow homeowners to return to their properties in areas still closed to the public. Read on...
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    CodeRED Emergency Alerts Explained: Understand Opt-in Alerts and the Mobile Alert App

    Nevada County Sheriff’s Office uses multiple communication tools to create a layered and redundant system to alert residents when a wildfire poses a serious potential threat to life and property. Read on...
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    No Cost Masks & Sanitizer Available for Small Businesses & Non-profits

    No cost PPE (masks and hand sanitizer) is available at locations across Nevada County for small businesses and non-profits while supplies last. Read on...
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    County of Nevada Awarded CAL FIRE Funding for South County Shaded Fuel Break

    CAL FIRE recently announced that the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services received grant funding to complete the South County Shaded Fuel Break. Read on...
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    The 2021 Ready, Set, Go! Handbook is Here

    The 2021 Ready, Set, Go! Handbook has arrived! All Nevada County residents are encouraged to check their mailboxes this week as copies have been sent to every household. Read on...
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    Nevada County's COVID Cases Lower and the Economy is Poised to Reopen

    Nevada County's COVID case rates have met the requirements for the Blueprint for a Safer Economy's Orange Tier, based on case rates Nevada County hasn't seen since September. Nevada County could move into the Orange Tier as early as June 2nd. Read on...
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    Listen to the Experts: Know Your Zone and Write It Down

    Authorities will use Zone Names in emergency alerts, media releases, and social media to notify residents which areas are under an evacuation warning or order. It does not replace CodeRED or Nixle but supplements them. Read on...
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    Annual Test of CodeRED Emergency Alert System Scheduled for August 16

    As fires like the Dixie and Tamarack burn nearby, a community conversation around wildfire, evacuation and emergency alert notifications has resurfaced. Residents are asking, ‘how will I know if I need to evacuate?’ Read on...
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    Annual Test of CodeRED Emergency Alert System Scheduled for August 16

    As fires like the Dixie and Tamarack burn nearby, a community conversation around wildfire, evacuation and emergency alert notifications has resurfaced. Residents are asking, ‘how will I know if I need to evacuate?’ Read on...
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    River Fire Recovery Resources

    Was your property lost or damaged in the River Fire? Find information on next steps at our River Fire Recovery website. Read on...
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    No Cost Masks & Sanitizer Available for Small Businesses & Non-profits

    No cost PPE (masks and hand sanitizer) is available at locations across Nevada County for small businesses and non-profits while supplies last. Read on...
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    County of Nevada Awarded CAL FIRE Funding for South County Shaded Fuel Break

    CAL FIRE recently announced that the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services received grant funding to complete the South County Shaded Fuel Break. Read on...
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    Gather Safely this Holiday Season

    Protect yourself, your family, and your community as you celebrate the holiday season. Learn More