Department of Health Services

Protecting the health and well-being of individuals and the community is the fundamental responsibility of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services. Thanks to the hard work of approximately 711 Health Services staff and our community partners, the Department of Health Services continues to provide a broad range of innovative programs and services designed to promote, develop and sustain the health of individuals, families, and communities. Health Services is here for you and the community.

A Portrait of Sonoma County

A Portrait of Sonoma County A Portrait of Sonoma County is an in-depth look at how the residents of Sonoma County are faring in three fundamental areas: life expectancy, education, and income.

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  • Tomorrow: December 5, 2016 at 3:30 PM

    First 5 Commissioners participates  to fill gaps and better serve the needs of children 0-5 and their families. 

  • When: December 7, 2016 from 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

    FStep and Department of Health Services-approved training, hosted by Sonoma County Animal Services, Large Animal Rescue Co., and Graton Fire Protection.

  • When: December 7, 2016 at 9:00 AM

    The QIRS Consortia oversees the planning and implementation of activities related to ensuring that early care and education (ECE) is of high quality.

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  • Health Services
    Published on October 24, 2016

    During the week of October 17, a fox in the Sea Ranch area of Sonoma County tested positive for rabies. Aggressive behavior prompted authorities with state Fish & Wildlife to capture the fox and pursue testing for rabies. Individuals with known exposure to the fox were referred for medical evaluation and care, including post-exposure preventive treatment. Several domestic animals with known exposure have received booster vaccinations and have been quarantined by Sonoma County Animal Services. 

  • Board of Supervisors
    Published on October 5, 2016

    At their October 4, 2016, meeting, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, also serving as the Sonoma County Water Agency Board of Directors, provided direction to staff to return by the end of the year with a county-wide safe medicine disposal extended producer responsibility ordinance (Safe Medicine Disposal Ordinance)

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heat-75.jpg Heat-related emergencies are preventable, yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. In areas with moderate temperatures like Sonoma County, even extended periods of heat above 90 degrees can pose a risk.
community-engagement-75 Our department is committed to improving our ability to engage with, meet the needs of, and learn from our residents.
behavioral-health crisis-response-75 Our Behavioral Health Division provides a comprehensive response to crisis that may occur in the community.
aging-together-sonoma-county-75 Our mission: to promote a community that ages together and supports opportunities where we can enlighten, encourage, and care for each other with honor, respect and interdependence.
drought-75 Several consecutive dry years on top of the driest year on record in 2013 have culminated into drought conditions in the region. Despite recent rain, rainfall and water supply levels in both Lake Mendocino and Lake Sonoma remain below average.
marijuana-health-and-safety-75 Accurate, science-based information addressing the public health and safety impacts of marijuana in our community.
meaningful-use-75 Sonoma County Eligible Professionals (EP) and Eligible Hospitals (EH) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) may meet their Public Health Reporting, meaningful use objectives.
mhsa-75 Sonoma County's public planning process for implementation of the MHSA began in the fall of 2004 and continues today.
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Contact Information

County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Addresses
Office Location
Health Services Administration
3313 Chanate Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
38.46875, -122.708432

Crisis Stabilization Unit

2225 Challenger Way

Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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Suicide Prevention

Know the Signs

24 Hour Hotline. North Bay Suicide Prevention Hotline of Sonoma County. 1(855) 587-6373

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Hotlines and Helplines

24-hour Emergency Mental Health

Hotline (800) 746-8181

North Bay Suicide Prevention

Hotline (855) 587-6373

Prevención del Suicidio del Norte de la Bahía del Condado de Sonoma

Línea Directa (855) 587-6373

Beach Status

(707) 565-6552

Disease Reporting

(707) 565-4567

Maternal, Child and Adolescent

Toll Free Line (800) 427-8982

For help with access to health insurance and services for women, teens and children.

Public Health

Information Line (707) 565-4477

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Behavioral Health

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Behavioral health services, laws and related news, communication tools and other features.

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First 5 Sonoma County

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SB 272

Senate Bill 272 requires local agencies publish a list of systems that serve as original sources of data within an agency.

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