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School Health

Immunization

For detailed information visit: California Department of Public Health Immunization Information

Annual Immunization Clinic

Each summer Nevada County Public Health offers a Back-to-School Immunization Clinic. For current dates visit our Immunization Clinic page.

COVID-19

For School Employees

For Students

CDPH COVID GUIDANCE CHANGES

The California Department of Public Health will align with the CDC in its approach to COVID‑19 and other respiratory viruses. Changes went into effect May 22, 2024.  For recommendations, please reference the following CDC pages which are cited on the CDPH Respiratory Virus Page:

Health Insurance

Medication at School

Nutrition

For information on school lunch including our Free and Reduced Meals Program, summer lunches and CalFresh visit: School Lunch.

Links to local nutrition services and programs:

Dental

All children entering their first year of school are required to submit a Kindergarten Oral Health Assessment (KOHA). Find information and downloadable forms here.

School-Based Dental Program

The Nevada County Public Health Oral Health Program visits schools around the county to provide screenings and preventative services for students Tk-3rd grade. For more information about healthy dental practices and/or finding care, visit Smile Nevada County.

Mental Health Services

Mental Health National Maternal Mental Health Hotline: Call or text 1-833-852-6262 to talk to a counselor for support and to get connected to resources 24/7, for free. Available in multiple languages. 

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Text or dial 988 
  • Nevada County Behavioral Health: Adult and children’s mental health, substance use, and crisis services. Business hours: 530-265-1437 , 24/7 Crisis Line: 530-265-5811 or toll free 888-801-1437 
  • Moving Beyond Depression: Free, in home therapy for parents with postpartum depression. Parents must also be involved with MCAH Home visiting, Healthy Babies, or Young Parents Program. 530-265-1491 
  • Spirit Empowerment Center: Free peer support or groups for those facing mental health challenges. 530-274-1431

CA Covid-19 School Readiness Hub (Refer to this website for Educators and Parents)