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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: Safe Super Bowl and Truckee Updates

Feb 4 Super Bowl and Truckee Updates

Truckee Residents

Truckee residents: Updated COVID-19 and vaccination information:

Super Bowl Safety

Watching the big game on Sunday? Don't fumble on COVID.

Let’s keep the Super Bowl from becoming a Super Spreader event. Celebrate safely, don’t mix households, and keep COVID on the sidelines.

Educators are getting their first doses in Nevada County

TTUSD Staff Vaccine_NewsFlashThis week in Truckee, teachers from Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District got their first dose of vaccine. This was a partnership between Nevada County Public Health, Tahoe Forest Hospital, and Placer County Public Health. Last week, educators in Western Nevada County got their first dose, in partnership with Nevada County Superintendent of Schools.

We recognize the great value of vaccinating school staff. Doing so helps to protect teachers and staff, giving them peace of mind about their own health in the workplace. It also helps to prevent outbreaks in these congregate settings, supports children in either remaining or returning to the classroom where the best learning takes place and where children have critical social interactions, and it also helps parents remain in the workplace. Data tells us that women, in particular, have been negatively impacted by schools closing, with many forced to leave the workplace and stay home because there is no school for their children and they cannot afford childcare. These vaccinations help keep teachers safe, children engaged and parents employed.

New resource: Live Thursday vaccine updates

YubaNet will be hosting weekly, short webinars every Thursday at noon to provide updates on COVID-19 and vaccine distribution in Nevada County. Health officials will provide real-time updates on the availability of the vaccine, the county’s status in the state’s tier system and what to expect in the coming week.

Register here – only one registration for all webinars is required.

Please stay informed as this is an evolving situation and continue to be patient as we meet this unprecedented challenge

  • Bookmark our COVID-19 vaccination page at  and check back regularly
  • Text VACCINEINFO to 898211 to receive text updates from Public Health straight to your smartphone
  • Subscribe for those same alerts via alerts by filling out this on-line form
  • Call 211 (1-833-DIAL211) with questions about your tier or other general questions about COVID-19

Thank you to our partners who are helping to vaccinate our community. Our COVID-19 vaccination efforts could not succeed without your partnership and your commitment to our community’s health.

Vaccination is an essential tool for ending this pandemic. Even after you are vaccinated, we must all stay vigilant and continue to wear masks, keep our distance, wash our hands, and avoid gatherings so that we can return to a more normal way of life as quickly as possible.

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