Placer County Health and Human Services

West Nile top suspect in Ophir woman’s death

Placer County health officials are calling the weekend death of an Ophir woman a “probable case” of West Nile virus. Joyce Richter passed away Saturday following a mon ...

Reader Input: Forum clarified affordable care

We, the planning team, wish to thank the Auburn Journal for informing the public about the recent health care forum at the Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalist Church on Sept. 2 ...

Another View: Governor’s blue line vetoes bad for Placer students, families

Friday, Oct. 8, Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed nearly $1 billion in spending to build a larger “rainy day fund,” which will have a significant impact on some of Placer County ...

Placer County looking to outsource Auburn’s dental clinic

Placer County is seeking to shutter its dental clinic located at 11526 C Ave. in Auburn. Some residents are upset about the county’s move to save money. “I’ve been coming h ...

Placer County bringing H1N1 vaccine to students

Usually it’s frowned upon when children stick things up their noses. That wasn’t the case Tuesday morning, when Auburn Elementary students patiently waited their turns in the ...