SR 49 Confluence Workshop 9/14, Community Clean Up 9/10, Hazardous Waste Event 9/17, Veterans Stand Down, Drug Take Back Locations, Public Health Survey, Safety Equipment Available, Caltrans QuickMap

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Last Chance !
Public Workshop
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The El Dorado County Transportation Commission (EDCTC) in partnership with Caltrans, and the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) has commissioned a multimodal corridor plan for State Route (SR) 49. This plan examines things like infrastructure characteristics, corridor operations, and collision history to inform recommended improvements for parking access, new transit/shuttle services, safety, and operational efficiency.

The third and final public workshop will be held in person on:
September 14, 2022
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Northside Elementary School Gymnasium
860 Cave Valley Road Cool, Ca 95614

Please use the online survey and interactive map to submit your comments and questions:

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By appointment only. Please email or call 530-621-5300 to schedule an appointment.

All normal limits apply - 15 gallons or 125 pounds per household, limit of 10 fluorescent bulbs per household, no business waste, do not mix waste streams, no out-of-county waste, please bring proof of county residency to your appointment.

For more information go HERE

Hazardous Household Waste can also be dropped off at the: 
El Dorado Disposal Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)
4100 Throwita Way
Diamond Springs, CA
(530) 626-4141 or (530) 642-0731
Hours accepted: Friday - Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed 12:00 -1:00 for lunch)
(charges apply to business waste)

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 Veterans Stand Down 9/30 - 10/1
Save the Date and Share with Friends
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Drug Takeback

Do you have unused medications that you no longer need? Dispose of them safely at several locations in El Dorado County.

Robinson's Pharmacy, 359 Main Street, Placerville
CVS Pharmacy, 3500 Palmer Dr, Cameron Park
CVS Pharmacy, 3020 Green Valley Rd Ste B, Cameron Park
CVS Pharmacy, 6450 Pony Express Trl, Pollock Pines
CVS Pharmacy, 4330 Latrobe Rd. El Dorado Hills
Safeway Pharmacy, 3380 Coach Lane, Cameron Park
Safeway Pharmacy, 2207 Francisco Drive, El Dorado Hills
Robinson's Pharmacy, 359 Main Street, Placerville
Safeway Pharmacy 3955, Missouri Flat Road, Placerville
"Shingle Springs Health & Wellness Center Pharmacy" 5168 Honpie Road, Placerville

Click and search for local resources here:

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Public Health Survey

The Public Health Division requests the public's assistance in prioritizing the public health issues that matter most to them by filling out this short survey.
Survey feedback will be collected through September 30, 2022. The survey results will be available by mid-October at the website and will help guide the work of the Public Health Division for the next four years.



For information about current programs and services of the El Dorado County Public Health Division, please visit

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Safety Accommodations For Elders and the Disabled (SAFE-D) is a local, not for profit, 501c3 public-benefit charity.

With compassion & respect, SAFE-D volunteers provide the free installation of in-home, fall prevention equipment for low-income (less than $2,200/month net) elder (60 yrs or older) and/or disabled county residents.
SAFE-D provides the volunteers and equipment to install for free:
Grab bars in the shower or bathtub
Shower seats and non-slip mats
Handheld shower heads
Handrails at one or two steps
Toilet risers with handles
Shower rods and curtains
Clamp-on tub bars
Toilet Rails
Transfer Poles
Bed safety rails
Night lights

For more information visit
OR call 530-394-3194

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 Caltrans QuickMap Push Notifications Now Available

Caltrans’ QuickMap is a mobile app and website available to the public at no cost for travel planning. QuickMap provides immediate traffic information, including traffic speed, lane and road closures due to construction and maintenance activities, emergency incidents, electronic highway message sign content, rest area locations, camera snapshots, and active chain control requirements.
Caltrans has launched a new push notification feature on its QuickMap app that allows drivers to automatically receive real-time notifications about nearby road closures, emergencies and other traffic updates.
For more information, and to use the new feature, download the QuickMap app onto your phone or visit

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