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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. _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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. PH COVID NewsFlash (2)

    Nevada County COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

    Nevada County continues to have a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, with active cases jumping from 307 to nearly 400 over the past week. Governor Newsom has indicated that a statewide Stay-at-Home Order is possible if current trends continue. Read on...
  40. PH COVID NewsFlash (1)

    Nevada County COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise Exponentially

    Nevada County has seen a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, with over 120 new cases over the weekend representing 10% of our total COVID-19 cases since March. Nevada County’s COVID-19 data continues to meet the most restrictive Purple Tier. Read on...
  41. Nevada County SatRunner (1)

    Sheriff and OES Purchase Satellite System to Increase Communication Resiliency

    Nevada County’s rugged landscape can make communication for first responders difficult. Thanks to funding from a Federal Homeland Security Grant, the Sheriff’s Office now has a device which provides critical cellular and WiFi communications via satellite. Read on...
  42. Rendering of building elevations for the Cashin&#39s Field project

    TCAC awards $25.8 million in Housing Tax Credits for Cashins Field Housing Project

    The California State Treasurer’s Tax Credit Allocation Committee (TCAC) awarded $25.8 million in Federal Nine Percent (9%) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (yielding approximately $22.4 million in investor equity) to the Cashin’s Field housing project. Read on...
  43. CA Curfew 11.19.20

    State Issues Limited Stay at Home Order to Slow Spread of COVID-19

    Due to the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Newsom and CDPH announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gatherings stop between 10 PM and 5 AM in counties in the purple tier. Read on...
  44. FB-IG_1080x1080_ConnectionIsReal-980x980 CA COVID Thanksgiving

    Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

    The spread of COVID-19 is increasing across the country and in California as colder weather drives more people indoors. Here are some extra tips on how to celebrate the holidays more safely. Read on...
  45. PH COVID NewsFlash 11.16.20

    Nevada County moves into the State’s Purple Tier with a rapid rise in local COVID-19 cases

    Nevada County has seen a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases. Today, the State announced that Nevada County’s COVID-19 data meets the most restrictive Purple “Widespread” Tier that will reduce the capacity and increase restrictions for local businesses. Read on...
  46. Nevada County trending towards the Red “Substantial” Tier

    Continue to be COVID safe: Nevada County trending towards the Red “Substantial” Tier

    Although Nevada County remains in the Orange “Moderate” Tier with the State’s tier announcement today, a recent increase in COVID-19 cases may move Nevada County into the Red “Substantial” Tier in future weeks. Read on...
  47. NC-PPE-350x350-v3

    No Cost Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Permit Fee Waivers Support Local Business Community

    The County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services (OES) is offering local small business owners, with 25 employees or less, masks and hand sanitizer at no cost. Read on...
  48. EHD_Fee-Waiver-Sq-1

    Apply for Environmental Health Permit Fee Waiver by November 30th

    Owners and operators of Nevada County restaurants, bars and breweries, body art and tattoo facilities, swimming pools and spas, as well as organized campground facilities may apply for a waiver of permit fees for the upcoming 20/21 Fiscal Year. Read on...
  49. Coach N Four Motel

    $2.8M in Project Homekey Funding Awarded for Purchase and Conversion of Motel Into Permanent Housing

    Nevada County’s Homekey project is the Coach N Four Motel in Grass Valley. The 18-unit motel will initially continue as a temporary emergency housing for people experiencing homelessness, with a focus on families, veterans and other vulnerable groups. Read on...
  50. BOS NewsFlash

    Supervisors Award $3.2 Million to Support Local Economy and Expand Broadband

    On Tuesday, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved $3.2 Million to support economic and community resiliency, and offset COVID-19 related economic hardships and disruptions to local businesses and nonprofits. Read on...
  51. PH COVID NewsFlash - Nevada County Moves into the Orange Tier

    Continue to be COVID safe: Nevada County Moves into the Orange “Moderate” Tier

    Nevada County was initially placed in the Red “Substantial” Tier, but today the State announced that Nevada County has moved into the Orange “Moderate” Tier which allows some businesses to safely increase activities and capacity pursuant to guidance. Read on...
  52. Good to Grow 9-11

    Good to Grow Discussion on County and City Cannabis License Types

    Please join representatives from Nevada County Cannabis Compliance, Grass Valley, and Nevada City for a virtual discussion and listening session with YubaNet.com. The Town Hall is currently scheduled for September 23rd from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Read on...
  53. PH COVID NewsFlash 9.16.20

    Continue to be COVID Safe: Help Nevada County Reach the Orange Tier Next Week

    Nevada County remains on the cusp of the orange “Moderate” tier which would allow businesses to safely increase the capacity in facilities. Community members are encouraged to consider how personal behavior can help move Nevada County to the next tier. Read on...
  54. PH COVID NewsFlash

    Be COVID Safe Over Labor Day Weekend

    With Labor Day coming up, Nevada County Public Health reminds residents to stay COVID safe while enjoying their holiday weekend. Read on...
  55. Jones Fire Recovery Resource Center - NewsFlash

    Jones Fire Recovery: On the Path Forward

    OES will be hosting a Recovery Resource Center on Wednesday, September 9th to connect residents impacted by the Jones Fire to recovery resources. Residents can find additional information at ReadyNevadaCounty.org/JonesFireRecovery. Read on...
  56. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (22)

    State Announces New COVID-19 Blueprint for Counties

    Your Actions Save Lives: Individuals are urged to wear a mask, maintain six feet of space, wash hands and get tested to help move Nevada County from Tier 2 to Tier 3 and support a Safer Economy. Read on...
  57. Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Seeks Donations for Jones Fire Survivors

    “Wildfire Relief & Recovery” Campaign will run from August 22nd through Labor Day weekend; https://www.nevcorelief.org/donate/ Read on...
  58. RFW 8.22.20 Photoshop Crop NewsFlash

    Prepare for Fire: Red Flag Warning Sunday into Early Next Week

    National Weather Service Sacramento has updated the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning for most of Nevada County and many Northern California counties due to the potential for thunderstorms beginning Sunday-Monday with little to no rainfall. Read on...
  59. Jones Fire - NewsFlash (3)

    Jones Fire at 705 acres and 15% containment Thursday evening

    CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit is reporting 705 acres and 15% containment Thursday evening. Read on...
  60. Utilities - McCourtney Road Transfer Station NewsFlash

    McCourtney Road Transfer Station Renovation Project Planning is Underway & Public Input Being Sought

    Nevada County’s Solid Waste Division of Public Works Department has begun the planning process for the McCourtney Road Transfer Station Renovation Project. Read on...
  61. IMG_2417

    Jones Fire at 650 acres and 15% containment Tuesday evening

    CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit is reporting 650 acres and 15% containment Tuesday evening. The Evacuation Warning for the areas south of Ridge Road and Rough and Ready Highway has been lifted. Read on...
  62. Jones Fire - NewsFlash

    Jones Fire Prompts Evacuations of Nearly Four Thousand Residents; Reminder to Stay Ready

    The Jones Fire prompted the mandatory evacuations of 3,891 residents today. CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit is reporting 340 acres and 0% containment Monday evening. Read on...
  63. RNC Dashboard

    County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services Launches Ready Nevada County Dashboard

    Being Ready Nevada County means being ready for anything & using all tools available to prepare for & respond to emergencies in real time. The County’s Office of Emergency Services is proud to share the Ready Nevada County Dashboard. Check it out today! Read on...
  64. COOLING CENTERS NOW OPEN

    Cooling Centers Available in Western Nevada County

    With high temperatures forecasted today and through next Thursday, the Nevada County Public Health Department and Office of Emergency Services are activating air-conditioned Cooling Centers in Western Nevada County. Read on...
  65. NevCo Relief Fund

    County Supervisors Allocate $250,000 to the Nevada County Relief Fund for Third Round of Grants

    In mid-July, the Board of Supervisors allocated $250,000 in State Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to the Nevada County Relief Fund, part of the $3 Million total set aside to support small businesses and nonprofits hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  66. RNC Dashboard

    County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services Launches Ready Nevada County Dashboard

    Being Ready Nevada County means being ready for anything & using all tools available to prepare for & respond to emergencies in real time. The County’s Office of Emergency Services is proud to share the Ready Nevada County Dashboard. Check it out today! Read on...
  67. Emergency Alert Test_sq-4

    Reminder: Countywide Test of Emergency Alert Notification System on August 12

    As peak fire season approaches, the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services & the Town of Truckee are urging residents to sign up for emergency alerts in preparation for a test on August 12. Read on...
  68. Seeds_NewsFlash

    “Mysterious and Unsolicited Seed” shipments from China

    Recently, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has become aware of a number of reports regarding “mysterious and unsolicited seeds from China and other parts of Asia”. The seed packages, often labeled as jewelry, toys, etc Read on...
  69. Economic Community Resiliency - NewsFlash

    County Supervisors Approve $1.5 Million for “Economic & Community Resiliency” Grants

    The County of Nevada Board of Supervisors approved $1.5 Million to support a new “Economic & Community Resiliency” grants program designed to offset COVID-19 related economic hardships and disruptions to local businesses and nonprofits. Read on...
  70. Carhop-square

    Ready Nevada County TFF Carhop Event - July 25

    Join us as we find new ways to support local businesses and have some fun too! TFF Carhop events are intended to support local food vendors and provide the community with a safe way to get their favorite summer treats. Read on...
  71. PPE_VOLUNTEER-Sq

    Office of Emergency Services Providing No Cost PPE to Small Businesses

    The County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services (OES) is offering local small business owners, with 25 employees or less, a 30-day supply of masks and hand sanitizer for each employee at no cost. Read on...
  72. july 17 relief

    Nevada County Relief Fund Provides $200,000 in Second-Round Grant Awards to Local “Safety-net”

    The Nevada County Relief Fund announced its second round of grant awards, totaling $200,000, supporting eleven “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County, who are all providing a life line to our neighbors most in need Read on...
  73. Carhop-square

    TFF Carhop Event - July 11-12

    Join us as we find new ways to support local businesses and have some fun too! TFF Carhop events are intended to support local food vendors and provide the community with a safe way to get their favorite summer treats. Read on...
  74. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (17)

    Nevada County Announces Interim Public Health Officer Dr. Richard Johnson

    Nevada County Public Health welcomes Dr. Richard Johnson as interim Public Health Officer. Dr. Johnson is an M.D., has a Master’s in Public Health, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read on...
  75. National-Local Coronavirus

    The National and Local Economic Impact of the Coronavirus

    – Renowned economist, Jon Haveman, will present a public talk on the national and local economic impact of the Coronavirus on Thursday, July 9th, from 6:00-7:30PM. Read on...
  76. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (16)

    Surge in Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Nevada County

    We have seen a significant increase of new cases in the past weeks. Wednesday marked the highest single day increase since the COVID-19 event began, with ten new cases. The new cases occurred in both Western Nevada County and Eastern Nevada County. Read on...
  77. Lets Talk Nevada County Logo Green

    Nevada County Launches Let’s Talk Nevada County Campaign

    In challenging times, taking care of ourselves and others is important. Life can leave us feeling stressed, anxious and worried during good times, not to mention during a pandemic. Read on...
  78. Carhop-square

    TFF Carhop Event this Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21

    Join us as we find new ways to support local businesses and have some fun too! TFF Carhop events are intended to support local food vendors and provide the community with a safe way to get their favorite summer treats. Read on...
  79. TownHall

    Moving Forward - A Virtual Town Hall with Local Officials

    As we move into Stage 3 reopening, how do we balance the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic with community health and wellness? Can we protect both our small businesses and our most vulnerable citizens? Where is our common ground? Read on...
  80. NevCo Relief Fund June 16

    Nevada County Relief Fund Seeks Round 2 Grant Applications from “Safety-net” Nonprofits

    The Nevada County Relief Fund seeks grant applications from “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County providing a life-line to our neighbors most in need, and small businesses throughout the County hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  81. Stage 3 Open June 12

    Nevada County Stage 3 Businesses May Reopen with Modifications, June 12th

    Nevada County Public Health has updated Nevada County’s Reopen Plan for the safe reopening of 12 new industry sectors in Nevada County beginning on June 12th, which includes statewide guidance and guidance for variance counties like Nevada County. Read on...
  82. 20.21 Budget Hearings - Martin Polt.Heidi Hall.Barry Anderson.Georgette Aronow

    Nevada County Concludes Fiscal Year 20/21 Budget Hearings

    On June 2, 2020, the County of Nevada conducted budget hearings for the fiscal year (FY) 20/21 County Budget. Nevada County’s long-standing Board of Supervisors’ budget and financial management policies have created a solid foundation Read on...
  83. Carhop-square

    Saturday, June 6th TFF Car Hop Event to Celebrate Nevada County Students

    Nevada County is proud to bring together the community and celebrate the graduating class of 2020 through our upcoming Carhop event this weekend. To show support for our graduating high school students in our community the first 300 students will receive Read on...
  84. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (14)

    Nevada County confirmed COVID-19 cases increases to 48

    Nevada County received notification of six new COVID-19 cases today; five of the residents are closely connected with a common exposure, and the sixth was a person who had no symptoms. All are adults residing in Eastern Nevada County. Read on...
  85. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Announces $210,000 in First-Round Grant Awards

    The Nevada County Relief Fund has announced the first round of grant awards, totaling $210,000 boosting eight “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County, who are providing a life line to our neighbors most in need, and twenty-eight small businesses Read on...
  86. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Seeks Grant Applications from “Safety-net” Nonprofits and Small Businesses

    The Nevada County Relief Fund seeks grant applications from “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County providing a life-line to our neighbors most in need, and small businesses throughout the County hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  87. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (13)

    Nevada County's Readiness Plan approved by State

    Nevada County is still under the statewide Stay-at-Home order, however this means that Nevada County has met the State’s readiness criteria to move further into Stage 2 reopening and reopen more local businesses. Read on...
  88. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (12)

    Nevada County submits Readiness Plan to State to move further towards Stage 2 reopening

    Today, Nevada County Public Health Officials received good news after a meeting with the California Department of Public Health. Nevada County's attestation of readiness to move further into Stage 2 reopening received a positive response from the State. Read on...
  89. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (11)

    Nevada County businesses can start preparing for Stage 2 reopening

    Nevada County is still under the statewide Stay-at-Home order but is prepared to meet the State’s readiness criteria to move further into Stage 2 reopening and reopen more local businesses. Read on...
  90. Coronavirus Increase Testing

    Nevada County will increase COVID-19 testing with new community testing sites

    Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community testing sites across the state, Nevada County will soon launch a test site in Grass Valley and another site in Kings Beach, in neighboring Placer County. Read on...
  91. Utilities - McCourtney Road Transfer Station NewsFlash

    Vehicle Limits to Be Lifted at McCourtney Road Transfer Station

    There will no longer be a limit to the number of vehicles that can access McCourtney Road Transfer Station, but customers will be required to wear a face covering and will continue to be limited in the type of materials they can haul to the facility. Read on...
  92. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Empowers Community to Take Care of its Own

    With todays’ public launch of the Nevada County Relief Fund, the community now has a central place to come together and lift up their neighbors and small businesses hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  93. 1

    Public Health Officer Issues New Stay-at-Home Order for Nevada County to Clarify Local Questions

    Nevada County Health Officer Dr. Ken Cutler has issued a new Order that clarifies and complements the statewide Stay-at-Home Order in order to address local questions and issues. This Order is in effect until rescinded. Read on...