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  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on July 12, 2017
    Environmental Health & Safety

    PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, In compliance with AB1497 and California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 27 Section 21660.3, that the Sonoma County Department of Health Services, Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) will be holding an informational meeting to review the new Solid Waste Facility Permit for West Sonoma County Disposal.

  • Published on April 28, 2017

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the annual quarantine of sport-harvested mussels gathered along the California coast.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on March 29, 2017
    Environmental Health & Safety

    The Department of Health Services, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), employs several strategies to prevent foodborne illness and promote health and quality of life in Sonoma County. Through education, permitting, inspection protocols, and complaint investigations, EHS collaborates with businesses to prevent diseases that result from interactions between people and the places they live, work, play and eat.

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    Health and safety tips to consider as flood waters recede and residents return home.

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    Be prepared to safely handle food and water in the event that flooding occurs.

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    After natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, excess moisture and standing water contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings. When returning to a home that has been flooded, be aware that mold may be present and may be a health risk for your family.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on January 12, 2017
    Environmental Health & Safety

    Wells that have been inundated by floodwaters may pose a health risk. Residents are advised not to use potentially contaminated well water for drinking, cooking or bathing until the water has been disinfected and tested and determined to be safe. Once the floodwaters have receded, the County recommends well disinfection using the following procedure:

  • Published on December 1, 2016

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning recreational anglers not to consume the viscera (internal organs) of Dungeness crab caught in coastal waters north of Point Reyes, California. This warning is due to the sporadic detection of elevated levels of domoic acid in the viscera of Dungeness crabs caught off the Northern California coast.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on November 23, 2016
    Environmental Health & Safety

    The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services, Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency (LEA), Notice of Informational Meeting for a Revised Solid Waste Facility Permit for the Central Transfer/Processing Facility Located at 500 Mecham Rd., Petaluma, CA 94952, Solid Waste Facility Permit #49-AA-0404.

  • Health Services
    Published on November 3, 2016
    Health Services

    Public Notice is hereby given, in compliance with AB1497 and California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 27, Section 21660.3, that the Sonoma County Environmental Health and Safety Section, Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) will be holding an informational meeting to review the changes made to the Solid Waste Facility Permit for the Central Transfer/Processing Facility SWIS #49-AA-0404.   

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on October 19, 2016
    Environmental Health & Safety

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

  • Health Services
    Published on June 2, 2016
    Health Services

    Public Notice is hereby given, in compliance with AB1497 and California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 27, Section 21660.3, that the Sonoma County Environmental Health and Safety Section, Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) will be holding an informational meeting to review the change made to the Solid Waste Facility Permit for the Central Disposal Site SWIS #49-AA-0001.

  • Health Services
    Published on November 13, 2015
    Health Services
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is updating its warning to consumers regarding certain seafood caught along the California coastline that may contain high levels of domoic acid. Advisories continue to be in place for:
  • Health Services
    Published on November 5, 2015
    Health Services
    The California Department of Public Health today advised consumers not to eat Dungeness and Rock crabs caught in waters between the Oregon border and the southern Santa Barbara County line, due to the detection of dangerous levels of domoic acid, a naturally occurring toxin.
  • Published on October 1, 2015

    Notice of Violation - Redwood Empire Realty.

  • Published on September 1, 2015

    Source: California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.

  • Published on August 28, 2015

    Source: California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.

  • Health Services
    Published on August 13, 2015
    Health Services

    Body art practitioners and facility owners are invited to meet Environmental Health & Safety staff to collaborate on recent program improvements made to support our commitment to protecting public health and safety, as well as serving the body art industry.

  • Health Services
    Published on May 4, 2015
    Health Services
    The annual quarantine on sport-harvested mussels gathered along the California coast begins May 1, announced Dr. Karen Smith, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer. This quarantine applies to all species of mussels harvested along the California coast, as well as all bays and estuaries.
  • Health Services
    Published on April 24, 2015
    Health Services
    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services is pleased to invite responses to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the delivery of Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) trainings throughout Sonoma County and the update and refinement of existing RBS curriculum.
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
38.44178, -122.7158781

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