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Emergency Management Division

The Emergency Management Division of the Fire and Emergency Services Department is responsible for the planning, coordination of response, recovery, and mitigation activities related to county-wide emergencies and disasters; serving as the primary coordination point for emergency management's communication flow between the Federal, State, and local levels; developing emergency operation plans for the county, cities, and districts; conducting training and educational outreach programs related to emergency preparedness; and sponsoring emergency management training.

Emergency Management Organization

  • Published on September 9, 2015

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Bay Area, including Sonoma County, warning of high temperatures today and through the end of the week. Inland temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s and low 100s. Sonoma County Department of Health Services reminds residents that excessive heat poses a significant health risk, particularly to the elderly, young children, pregnant women and those with chronic diseases. Heat-related illnesses range from…

  • Published on September 4, 2015

    On Friday, September 4, 2015, the Sonoma County Department of Health Services issued a health warning to the public to keep animals away from the Russian River.

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    Published on October 26, 2015
    Permits for open burning within State Responsibility Area and Local Responsibility Areas under contract with California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) remain suspended. The suspension of burn permits was implemented on June 29, 2015, in response to the high fire hazard conditions that create extreme fire danger and poor air quality.
  • Published on September 21, 2015

    The Valley fire, which burned 75,781 acres, is now 75% contained. All roads in Sonoma County that were closed due to the Valley Fire are now open. Some road closures are still in effect in Lake County. Information regarding these closures can be found at

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Contact Information

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
2300 County Center Drive
Suite 220 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.46229, -122.725377


Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative

The Bay Area UASI is a regional program that provides financial assistance to improve the Bay Area's capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist incidents or related catastrophic events. Projects facilitated by the program enhance regional capability through regional collaboration and efficient allocation of funds available.


Sonoma County 2-1-1

2-1-1 Sonoma County is an information and referral center that connects people quickly and effectively to community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7 confidential phone line and searchable online database.


Sonoma County Public Safety

Sonoma County agency contact information and links.

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