At First 5 Placer, we focus on the first 5 years of life.
We fund programs and services to ensure that children are nurtured, healthy, safe, learning, and developmentally reaching their potential. Research proves children who reach their full potential come from families that are strong and connected. Strong families are supported by communities that are caring and responsive.
A child's first teacher.
It is a fact. Raising a child is one of the most important and rewarding things you will ever do, but it can also be extremely challenging. At First 5 Placer, we are committed to partnering with and supporting you because we understand you are your child's first teacher. More
First 5 Placer is an example of government that works Our investments are making a positive impact on Placer County children and their families. First 5 Placer has helped to ensure that children are healthier, better prepared for kindergarten, screened earlier for special needs, and raised in nurturing families. More
Serving children prenatal through age 5 in Placer County First 5 Placer plays a vital role in providing a safety net of services and support for the youngest and most vulnerable members of our community. More
First 5 Placer Commission Meeting
August 20, 2015
Nobili Room-PCOE ANNEX
365 Nevada Street. Auburn, CA 95603
The Importance of Vaccinations
Parents want to do everything possible to make sure their children are healthy and protected from preventable diseases. Vaccination is the best way to do that.
Vaccination protects children from serious illness and complications of vaccine-preventable diseases, such as measles, mumps, and whooping cough.
Outbreaks of preventable diseases occur when many parents decide not to vaccinate their children. Vaccination is safe and effective.
Vaccination protects others you care about, including family members, friends, and grandparents. We all have a public health commitment to our communities to protect each other and each other’s children by vaccinating our own family members.
Here are some resources for accurate information about vaccinations: