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Nevada County Hosts Successful Stepping Up Community Meeting 

Community members and stakeholders turned out this week for the Stepping Up Community Meeting on November 19th at the Eric Rood Administrative Center.  This group is tackling the critical task of reducing the number of individuals with mental illness and substance use disorder in jails and the criminal justice system.

The primary focus for this meeting was to review the draft Sequential Intercept Map which was based on community input and a resource identification process from the last Stepping Up Community Meeting. This map outlines the services that are currently available throughout various stages of the criminal justice system, from pre-arrest through re-entry.

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County Offices Closed November 28th and 29th for Thanksgiving Holiday

County Offices Closed November 28th and 29th for Thanksgiving Holiday. All administrative County offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28th and 29th, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Public safety and Sheriff's patrol services will continue. Normal business hours for other offices will resume on Monday, December 2nd.

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Nevada County OES Offers Free Sandbags and Winterizing Tips

Winter weather is here and the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) would like to remind residents that free sand and sandbags are available at four locations. For sandbag locations as well as tips on how to Winterize your Vehicle and house read the full article linked below.

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ADA Public Input Survey

Nevada County is in the process of updating its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-evaluation and Transition Plan. As part of this process, the County is asking for your input by completing this questionnaire which addresses accessibility of programs, services, and activities offered to the public.

The purpose of this survey is to gather information on how County department and division programs or services are, or are not, accessible to persons with disabilities. The goal is that when each program, service or activity is viewed in its entirety, it is readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities.

Complete the ADA Survey here.

We are stilll here

They are Still Here:Learn about Nisenan lands, language, and identity

On Monday, December 2nd, 2019 at 5:30 p.m., renowned linguist and leader in the field of Native American language reclamation and preservation, Dr. Sheri J. Tatsch, will present an informative lecture highlighting language revitalization efforts of the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe. Dr. Tatsch will give the audience an insight into the autonomy and diversity of the Nisenan people using mapping, early California history and her experience working with the Nisenan people to preserve their critically-endangered language.

The project is a partnership between the Nevada County Community Library and the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan, "The Voice of the Nisenan: We Are Still Here."

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We're Hiring

Job Openings at Nevada County: Behavioral Health Nurse

Nevada County employs approximately 800 employees covering a full range of services and positions, from accountants to wastewater treatment system operators. In Nevada County, quality of life comes first. It is the only rural California county with two designated Cultural Arts Districts and is known for its abundance of outdoor recreational activities.

Interested in joining a fast paced work environment filled with caring professionals dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable community members?  The Nevada County Behavioral Health Department is looking for a Limited-Term Behavioral Health or Registered Nurse I or II to work as part of a clinical team that includes a supervisor, psychiatrist, case manager, therapist, and another nurse. This person provides support for medication refills, nursing assessments, assisting psychiatrists in daily duties, and coordinating services within the clinical team as well as with primary care and other agencies.   

Have a question? Contact Human Resources by calling (530) 265-7010 and selecting option 2.

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