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. 


Vision
Optimal health and well-being for Sacramento County communities!


Public Health Office

Reception desk: (916) 875-5881   (Available 24hr/7day)
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Hot Topics & Featured Information


Get the Facts About Ebola
Sacramento County Public Health is working with hospital systems, urgent care centers, healthcare providers and first responders, Airport, law enforcement, Environmental Management and other partners in order to be ready to respond to any suspect cases of Ebola that may occur in the future.  As part of our continuing efforts to inform and protect the community, additional information about Ebola can be found on this website with links to the California Department of Public Health and the CDC. 

General Fact Sheet on Ebola: Frequently Asked Questions




It's Flu Season!  Get the Flu shot.....Not the FLU!  

It's not too late to get your flu shot.  Typically, January and February is the peak of flu season.  Get vaccinated to protect yourself and your family.
To learn more, visit What You Need to Know About the Flu.




For Women 25 and under in Sacramento County. 
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What Every Woman Should Know About Preconception Health 

 
Click on photo to hear the message from Sacramento County Health Officer, Dr. Olivia Kasirye.

Visit the Preconception Health Campaign page to learn more!  





Nurse-Family Partnership Program



Visit the Nurse-Family Partnership Program page to learn more about their services.  
 

 

The Sacramento County Public Health Division sends out Health Alerts, Advisories, and Updates regarding communicable disease outbreaks, immunization updates, and emerging infectious diseases to Sacramento County clinicians.



Health Alert:  conveys the highest level of importance; warrants immediate action or attention


Influenza Health Alert 01/06/2015

Additional Actions Requested of All Clinicians Related to Influenza Health Alert 01/06/15
1. Report via fax to Sacramento County Division of Public Health (SCDPH) (916) 854-9709 laboratory-confirmed cases of seasonal influenza that have been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and deaths due to the influenza complications.
2. Treat early with oseltamivir or zanamivir patients with suspected or confirmed influenza who are hospitalized for severe illness or who are at higher risk for influenza associated complications.
3. Encourage influenza vaccination for anyone 6 months of age and older and pneumococcal vaccination for those at increased risk of pneumococcal disease. As Healthcare providers, be an example and get vaccinated.
4. Implement infection control precautions
    . All persons with FEVER and COUGH should wear a face mask, if tolerated in all health care settings.
    . All persons with Influenza Like Illness (ILI) should stay at home until 24 hours after fever resolves,
      except patients that require medical evaluation and care.
5. Masking policy for Health Care Workers with direct patient contact should now be implemented.



Mandatory Influenza Vaccination or Masking of Health Care Workers During Influenza Season   09/24/2014

Influenza Health Alert - Situational Update  12/26/2013

Tubersol Shortage Updated Health Alert   09/06/2013



Health Advisory:  provides important information for a specific incident or situation; may not require immediate action

CDPH Health Advisory Severe Influenza Update  01/03/2014



Health Update:  provides updated information regarding an incident or situation; unlikely to require immediate action

No Health Update at this time.




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