About SCPH


The mission of Sacramento County Public Health is to promote, protect, and assure conditions for optimal health and public safety for residents and communities of Sacramento County through leadership, collaboration, prevention, and response.



Optimal health and well-being for Sacramento County communities!


DEDICATION: We are dedicated to meet the public health needs of Sacramento County residents and communities. 

QUALITY: We provide high quality and effective services based on best practices and the most current information and resources. 

COMPETENCE: We hire staff with essential skills, education, experience, and certification to accomplish program goals. 

RESPONSIVENESS: We listen to community needs, monitor community health, and develop responses to match needs. 

ACCOUNTABILITY: We accept responsibility and accountability for providing efficient and quality service. We conduct ourselves with integrity in delivering services. 

DIVERSITY: We respect and value diversity within the community and strive to deliver services that are respectful and relevant to the needs, values, and beliefs of the community. We seek to recruit and hire diverse staffs that enhance our level of understanding of various populations and to promote cultural competence. 

EFFICIENCY: We look for the most efficient way to get the job done. 



1. Enhance Community Access, Engagement, and Partnerships 

2. Strengthen Infrastructure 

3. Champion Health Equity 

4. Improve Health and Community Well-Being 

5. Emphasize a Culture of Continuous Quality Improvement and Excellence 


Sacramento County Public Health strives to achieve excellence and envisions optimal health and wellbeing for all communities in Sacramento County. We accomplish this by utilizing a trauma informed approach that embraces a culture of safety, inclusivity, and transparency; ALL rooted in health & racial equity. We are committed to reducing inequities in the community and within our organization by intentionally building trusted relationships, improving communication, leaning into innovation and fostering inclusive and sustainable collaborations.



Olivia Kasirye, MD, MS

Health Officer​

Melody Law, MD, MS, MPH

Deputy Health Officer

Lynnan Svensson, MSN, RN, PHN

Division Manager & Director of Nursing

Jamie S. White, MPH

Division Manager

Adriane Rosemond

Senior Administrative Analyst​​


Read our 2022-23 Annual Report.

SCPH - Color.jpg