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NEWS FROM NAPA COUNTY
September 10, 2013
Issue: Vol 3 Issue 18
One meeting left: Wondering about health care reform? Here's help.
Our Health and Human Services Agency and many community health care partners will host their final HealthCare Napa informational meeting, to help residents understand the changes associated with the Affordable Health Care Act, on
Oct. 8 in Calistoga
. More information in
Are you prepared for fire?
The Morgan Fire on Mt. Diablo and the Rim Fire, near and in Yosemite, remind us that wildfire is a fact of life in California. Are you prepared, and do you know what to do in the event of a fire in Napa County?
Napa Firewise has all the information you need
Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday, Sept. 21
Every year, on the third Saturday in September, people gather at sites all over California to take part in the State's largest volunteer event, California Coastal Cleanup Day. Last year, more than 65,000 volunteers removed almost 770,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from California's beaches, lakes, and waterways.
In Napa County, you can help to clean
in the Napa River, Salvador Creek, American Canyon, Lake Berryessa and in Calistoga.
Road work in Berryessa Highlands starts Sept. 16
Residents of the Berryessa Highlands will see some road resurfacing work in their area starting next Monday, Sept. 16. You can see the
list of road segments and the projected work schedule
on our website.
Comment on the Jail EIR by Sept. 30
You have until Sept. 30 to comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for a possible new jail near Napa State Hospital and the Syar Quarry. The report outlines the project and alternatives, discusses the forseeable impacts the alternatives would have, and proposes how to mitigate them.
Find out how to view the document and how to comment here
This week we are proud of PEP!
People Empowering People, our community mental health program that is funded by the Mental Health Services Act, has been awarded the first-ever
Joe Mortz Spotlight on Excellence
recognition from the the
California Mental Health Planning Council
. Basically, the program was found to be inclusive, collaborative, culturally competent and focused on wellness and recovery. Way to go, PEP and Mental Health Division!
Honoring a century of living
On Sept. 24, the Board of Supervisors and the Town of Yountville will honor Napa County's centenarians, those who are at least 100 years of age. Have you, or someone in your life, seen ten decades of history evolve?
Find out how to take part.
Support recovery from drugs or alcohol
It takes a community to help someone recover from drug or alcohol addiction. Be part of the solution at the National Recovery Month Walk and Rally/Resource Fair on Sept. 18 at Veterans Park in Napa, from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sponsored by the County's
Division of Alcohol and Drug Services
, and the
Advisory Board on Alcohol and Drug Programs
Find out more.
Free flu vaccine clinics set
Again this year, Public Health will offer free influenza vaccine to anyone over the age of 3. The clinics, which take place at various sites in the county, start in September.
See the clinic schedule and other information
on our website.
Upcoming Board of Supervisors meetings
The next regular meeting of the Napa County Board of Supervisors is Sept. 17. The
agenda will be available
by the Friday, Sept. 13. You can check agendas, research minutes or watch recorded meetings
at any time on our website
Sept. 14 - Planting Spring Bulbs
Sept. 14 - Free flu vaccine clinic in Yountville
Sept. 14 - Los Gu'achis music show at the Library
Sept. 16 - Library Computer Boot Camp
Sept. 17 - Board of Supervisors meeting
Sept. 17 - Fall Storytime returns at the Library!
Sept. 18 - Recovery Month Walk, Rally and Resource Fair
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