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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2015 Annual Report [PDF]

2015-annual-report-65x85.jpgAt a time of accelerating change in addressing health issues, the Department of Health Services employees and their partnering agencies are providing a high level of community engagement to increase the health and wellness of our neighbors, friends and family members. Thank you for reading this 2015 annual report that celebrates their accomplishments.

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  • When: October 27, 2016 from 12:00 4:30 PM

    Join us to take a tour, ask your questions, and get to know Sonoma County Animal Services!

  • When: October 29, 2016 from 9:00 AM 3:00 PM

    The Mental Health Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month; the community is invited to attend all meetings.

  • When: November 2, 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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  • Published on October 19, 2016

    Exposure to lead can seriously harm a child’s health and children under age 6 are most at risk for lead poisoning.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on October 17, 2016

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

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  • Published on September 25, 2016 at 6:10 PM

    The Sawmill Fire, which began at approximately 10:50 am today, has burned approximately 500 acres off Big Geysers Road and Geysers Resort Road, 10 miles east of Cloverdale. Due to ordered evacuations, the County of Sonoma has opened an Evacuation Center with the Red Cross. Read more

  • Health Services
    Published on September 22, 2016

    Sonoma County Department of Health Services’ Jen Lewis is selected to participate in the Culture of Health Leaders program. Lewis is currently the Department’s Special Projects Director and formerly was the Health Program Manager for the county-wide initiative Health Action.

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Featured Topics

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
Contact us by Phone
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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Linea directa las 24 horas. linea directa de prevention del suicidio del norte de la bahia del condado de sonoma 1(855)587-6373


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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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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