Health and Human Services

Placer County confirms West Nile in deceased woman

A Placer County communicable disease investigation has confirmed the West Nile virus infection in an Ophir woman who died earlier this month. Though 82-year-old Joyce Richter was ...

Placer County names new Health and Human Services director

Nevada County’s health agency chief has been named to succeed Dr. Richard Burton as Placer County Health and Human Services Department director. Jeffrey Brown, director of t ...

Big Brother well and thriving

Big Brother is ready to enter the room and most people are just sitting quietly and letting it happen. New federal regulations issued this week stipulate that the electronic healt ...