May  23, 2014 Issue: Vol 4 Issue 9 
Sick childHealth Officer urges pertussis vaccine
Already in 2014, Napa County has seen more cases of pertussis (whooping cough) than in all of 2013 (43 so far, versus 13 last year). The best defense, says Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith, is vaccination, especially for pregnant women in their third trimester and those who care for infants. Info about pertussis   Información en español
Bothe-Napa campingVeterans can "park" for free on Memorial Day
Veterans can visit Bothe-Napa Valley State Park at no charge on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26. The Napa County Regional Park and Open Space District offers the discount as a way of honoring U.S. veterans. The regular day use fee is $8 per vehicle. The fee will be waived for each vehicle in which the driver or at least one passenger is a veteran. Any form of ID demonstrating veteran status will be accepted. Similar discounts may be available at other State parks. Find more information on Bothe-Napa Valley State Park. 
Lake BerryessaBe safe on Lake Berryessa this weekend
Napa County Sheriff's Department reminds us that if you are planning to spend time on Lake Berryessa this weekend, BE SAFE! Marine patrol deputies will be watching for those who are boating while intoxicated or engaging in unsafe acts, especially with children on the vessel. Get good safety tips from the State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways
Election BallotElection is June 3; be sure to vote!
Tuesday, June 3 is Primary Election Day. Check your ballot status or find your polling on our website. Mail your vote-by-mail ballot no later than May 28 or drop it off at any assistance center or polling place by June 3. The assistance centers are listed in your ballot materials. Contact Elections by e-mail, call (707) 253-4322 or visit 900 Coombs St Suite 256 in Napa.
admin signageNew signage will help in wayfinding
It happens all the time - folks wandering around the downtown "superblock," wondering which building is the Superior Court, which is the County Administration Building and "where do I go to get a marriage license?" New wayfinding signage outside the County administration building will help those visitors navigate all the County's downtown departments and services, including those housed in the Carithers Building on First Street. Check out the new signs next time you're downtown!
Parks logo croppedInterested in advising the Park and Open Space District Board?
The Napa County Regional Park and Open Space District seeks people who want to get more actively involved in evaluating how the District is doing and recommending initiatives and next steps. Apply by May 26 for the NEW Advisory Committee. More about the District. More about the Advisory Committee.
2014 BoardNext Board meeting is Tuesday, June 3
The agenda will be available the week of May 26. You can check agendas, research minutes or watch recorded meetings at any time on our website.
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