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!


Featured Topics

Syphilis Is on the Rise in Sacramento

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Syphilis is on the rise in Sacramento County. Learn how the HIV/STD Prevention Program can help.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day (April 27th)
There are several ways to dispose of expired, wanted, or unused medications. Drug take back programs are the preferred method. The next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 27, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm. Find locations and learn more here.

Measles
Several states are currently experiencing measles outbreaks resulting from international travels, including California. Measles is a highly contagious disease that starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat followed by a rash that spreads over the body. There can also be serious complications. Vaccination is the best way to protect against the disease.

Get the Flu Shot...Not the Flu
Protect yourself and help prevent the spread of flu by getting a flu shot. Find a clinic near you with the Health Map Vaccine Finder or by contacting the Sacramento County Immunization Assistance Program (IAP).


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.


Childhood Vaccines

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 (IAP) for more information.

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
Lead Q&A

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.

 

 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.