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.
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MeaslesSeveral 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.
Mosquito SeasonMosquito 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
Syphilis is on the rise in Sacramento County. Learn how the HIV/STD Prevention Program can help. 2020 U.S. Census
Learn why participating in the Census is important. Travelers' HealthAre 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 VaccinesChildren 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.Be Healthy Sacramento
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