- New self-isolation guidance for those aged 65 years or older, and those living with chronic health conditions. This guidance exempts individuals who work in essential services, such as hospital and health care workers, pharmacists, peace officers, firefighters, staff at skilled nursing facilities and residential care facilities for the elderly, and other essential workers:
- Remaining at home until further guidance is issued
- Continue with outdoor activities
- Practice social distancing, both in and outside the home
- Stay in touch with older residents by phone, email, or other on-line tools (like Skype and Facebook)
- Identify family, friends, neighbors and caregivers who can provide support
- Have over-the-counter medicines, prescription medicines and medical supplies (tissues, etc.) on hand
- Have a plan for if you get sick
- Practice hand washing
- Use “respiratory etiquette,” such as covering a cough with a tissue or sleeve, and having tissues and no touch trash cans within reach
- Clean and disinfect homes to remove germs, and practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces with common cleaning supplies
For more details on the California Department of Public Health’s Guidance on self-isolation for older adults and those who have elevated risk, read the guidance document.
By listening to its residents, the city was able to improve transportation options...Read more: https://wsac.city/35kpRcx
Fire Safety Tips
The West Sacramento Fire Department, along with a "cast" of senior volunteers from the Community Center share fire safety tips in a new video produced in coordination with AARP.
Please watch to learn how to keep your home and family safe this winter.
2019 Senior Resource Fair
More than 100 people showed up at the West Sacramento Community Center for the Senior Resource Fair. Attendees were treated to free blood pressure check ups, tours of the Community Center, and other activities including fraud prevention tips from the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office.
As part of its commitment to better serve its older residents, the City mails a quarterly Age-Friendly Newsletter that contains information of interest to seniors in our community. Anyone can sign up to receive the newsletter and it's free! To subscribe, click on this hyperlink to visit our webpage and provide your name and address. You can also find previous versions available for review there.
2018 AARP Community Challenge
Transforming into an Age-Friendly Community
Generation Tech CampDay 1
As part of West Sacramento’s Age Friendly Action Plan, students were paired with seniors to teach essential computer and smart phone skills at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library. The classes allowed seniors to increase connectivity with the community and advance their intergenerational scope.
About Age-Friendly West Sacramento
As a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, the City created a plan that contains specific goals for assuring that West Sacramento is a place where residents can be safe, productive and happy at every stage of their lives. Use this site to learn more about the City’s Age-Friendly efforts and resources!
Questions? Please contact:
Deputy City Manager
City orders curfew from 8pm-5am until further notice starting tonight
Local state of emergency declared for public safety
06/01/2020 6:29 PM
COVID-19 Testing in West Sacramento begins next week in Bryte
Tests will be administered from 7am-7pm Tuesday-Saturday.
05/29/2020 10:01 AM
5/28 Update: Yolo County Shelter In Place Order Revised
State health order guidelines still apply, as do face covering requirements.
05/28/2020 4:35 PM