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  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 18, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 11, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Health Services
    Published on March 5, 2019
    Health Services

    This proclamation of a Local Health Emergency by a Sonoma County Health Officer was issued due to major winter storm events which resulted in major flooding in parts of Sonoma County. California Governor Newsom proclaimed a State of Emergency with respect to the same storms on February 28, 2019.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 4, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 25, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Health Services
    Published on February 19, 2019
    Health Services

    The First 5 Sonoma County Commission and the Department of Health Services are planning to request approval of an ordinance amending Ordinance Number 5142 (establishing the Sonoma County Children and Families First Commission) as amended by Ordinance Numbers 5236, 5807, and 5881, to establish First 5 Sonoma County Commission as an independent public agency and establish Commission membership, terms, powers, and duties.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 5, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services
    Licensing your dog is such an important part of responsible pet ownership and to celebrate Sonoma County Animal Services is offering a dog license limited time fee waiver program from February 5th through March 3rd 2019.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 5, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 28, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 22, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Health Services
    Published on January 17, 2019
    Health Services

    California HOPE also known as the Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) was designed and implemented to address the emotional impact on survivors of the 2017 Sonoma Complex Fires and it supports outreach events targeting vulnerable populations such as seniors, Latino residents, and families with children age five and under. The data in this report shows survivors in the various regions are not experiencing event reactions in identical ways. 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 14, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 7, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Health Services
    Published on December 28, 2018
    Health Services

    The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) newsletter is published every two to three months by Sonoma County Behavioral Health.

  • Health Services
    Published on December 28, 2018
    Health Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services Behavioral Health Division is seeking applications for membership on its Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Steering Committee.

  • Health Services
    Published on December 21, 2018
    Health Services
    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals for Consultant Services to include Civic Engagement Strategies, Polling, Community Outreach and Education, Feasibility Analyses, and Expenditure Planning.
  • Health Services
    Published on November 30, 2018
    Health Services
    A Free information-packed evening for parents, guardians, mentors & community members
  • Health Services
    Published on November 26, 2018
    Health Services
    This addendum is issued to furnish information that is supplemental to, will clarify, or modify the above-referenced solicitation.
  • Health Services
    Published on November 20, 2018
    Health Services

    La calidad del aire en el Condado de Sonoma ha permanecido pobre. Actualmente, la condición del aire se encuentra mayormente en la categoria ‘roja’, lo cual significa poco sano. Debido a los incendios activos y los cambios de los patrones del aire la calidad del aire puede variar impredeciblemente por varios dias, pero el pronóstico actual del tiempo predice cambios a mediado de la semana. Estamos esperanzados que la condición del aire mejore despues de estos cambios ambientales. Este aviso de salud permanecera vigente hasta que la calidad del aire mejore de manera significante y consistente.

    Los niños, ancianos y las personas con problemas respiratorios tales como asma, enfermedades pulmonares o cardíacas, tienen el mayor riesgo de sufrir efectos dañinos al estar expuestos a esta situación.

  • Health Services
    Published on November 19, 2018
    Health Services

    Air quality conditions in Sonoma County remain poor. Currently, air quality is mostly in the “red”, unhealthy range. Due to the active wildfires and changing wind patterns our air quality may vary unpredictably however, current weather forecasts predict changes in the middle of this week. We are hopeful that air quality conditions will improve after the weather changes. This health advisory will remain in effect, until the air quality significantly and consistently improves. 

    Children, the elderly, and those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, lung disease and heart disease are most at risk for harmful impacts.

    As much as possible everyone should limit their time outdoors especially if the smell of smoke is present. Protect your health by following these healthy habits:

    En español
  • Health Services
    Published on November 16, 2018 at 4:00 PM
    Health Services

    The Behavioral Health Division presents a Public Hearing to review the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) 2018-2019 Plan Update & Annual Update for 2016-2017 on December 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Health Services
    Published on November 13, 2018
    Health Services

    Actualmente, la calidad del aire se encuentra mayormente en la categoría ‘rojo’, lo cual significa dañino para la salud. La calidad del aire puede variar impredeciblemente por varios días debido a los incendios activos y los cambios de los patrones del aire. Esperamos que las condiciones mejoren, pero las pronosticas meteorológicas indican que no se producirán cambios significativos hasta la próxima semana. Este aviso de salud permanecerá en efecto hasta que la calidad del aire mejore de manera significativa y constante.

    Los niños, ancianos, las personas con problemas respiratorios como asma, o quienes padezcan de enfermedades pulmonares o cardíacas tienen mayor riesgo de sufrir efectos dañinos al estar expuestos a esta situación.

    Para disminuir su exposición al humo de incendios y limitar sus efectos negativos, siga las siguientes recomendaciones:

  • Health Services
    Published on November 13, 2018
    Health Services

    Air quality conditions in Sonoma County remain poor. Currently, air quality is mostly in the “red”, unhealthy range. Due to the active wildfires and changing wind patterns our air quality may vary unpredictably for many days. We are hopeful that conditions will improve but weather forecasts indicate significant changes will not occur until next week. This health advisory will remain in effect, until the air quality significantly and consistently improves.

    Everyone should limit their time outdoors and avoid outdoor exertion.

    Children, the elderly and those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, lung disease and heart disease are most at risk for harmful impacts.

    En español
  • Health Services
    Published on November 8, 2018
    Health Services

    El incendio cerca del área de Camp Creek Road en el condado de Butte está enviando humo al condado de Sonoma. Actualmente, las condiciones de calidad del aire son deficientes, ya que los niveles de partículas toxicas suspendidas en el aire están extremadamente elevadas.

    Los niños, los ancianos y las personas con problemas respiratorios como el asma, la enfermedad pulmonar y la enfermedad cardíaca tienen mayor riesgo de sufrir efectos dañinos.

  • Health Services
    Published on November 8, 2018
    Health Services

    The Camp Fire in Butte County is sending smoke into Sonoma County. Currently the air quality conditions are poor as levels of particulate matter are extremely elevated. These conditions are expected to impact Sonoma County until tomorrow when wind patterns are predicted to change.

    Children, the elderly and those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, lung disease and heart disease are most at risk for harmful impacts.

    En español
  • Health Services
    Published on November 7, 2018
    Health Services
    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals for Consultant Services to include Civic Engagement Strategies, Polling, Community Outreach and Education, Feasibility Analyses, and Expenditure Planning.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on October 28, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Sonoma County Animal Services can now take requests online to remove a dead animal via SoCo Report It.

  • Health Services
    Published on October 24, 2018
    Health Services
    The ImpactSonoma Tobacco & Nicotine Prevention Team has been awarded two years of funding from the California Department of Justice (DOJ) Tobacco Law Enforcement Grant Program totaling $156,842. Funding will be used to build capacity within school districts and their local law enforcement agency partners to address youth vaping.
  • Public Health Disease Control Unit

    Published on October 24, 2018
    Public Health Disease Control Unit

    Influenza activity within Sonoma County and California is currently low; however, some local healthcare providers are beginning to diagnose influenza.

  • Published on October 18, 2018

    RFP Awarded October 18, 2018

  • Health Services
    Published on October 10, 2018
    Health Services
    Previously the Department of Health Services had submitted to the Board of Supervisors to approve a Safe Drug and Sharps Disposal Ordinance.
  • Health Services
    Published on October 5, 2018
    Health Services
    The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) newsletter is published every two to three months by Sonoma County Behavioral Health.
  • Health Services
    Published on September 10, 2018
    Health Services
    The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) newsletter is published every two to three months by Sonoma County Behavioral Health.
  • Published on September 7, 2018

    Veterinarians Offer Tips to Protect Livestock from Wildfire Smoke

  • Health Services
    Published on August 1, 2018
    Health Services

    The Department of Health Services is planning to request Board of Supervisors approval of an ordinance adding Chapter 14A (Safe Drug and Sharps Disposal) to the Sonoma County Code to establish a Safe Drug and Sharps Stewardship Program within unincorporated Sonoma County.

  • Health Services
    Published on July 30, 2018
    Health Services

    The Department wishes to thank all of the organizations that submitted a response to this Request for Qualifications.

  • Health Services
    Published on July 30, 2018
    Health Services

    The Department wishes to thank all of the organizations that submitted a response to this Request for Qualifications.

  • Health Services
    Published on July 30, 2018
    Health Services

    The Department wishes to thank all of the organizations that submitted a response to this Request for Qualifications.

  • Published on July 19, 2018

    An inter-professional conference on September 28, 2018, to share case studies and technical knowledge for integrating services and preventing dental disease in population health.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on July 18, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on July 11, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on July 5, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 28, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 20, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 12, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 6, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on May 24, 2018

    Proposals are due June 12, 2018 by 2pm.

  • Maternal, Child Adolescent Health

    Published on May 9, 2018
    Maternal, Child Adolescent Health

    Maternal mental health disorders are a prevalent and under-treated issue. One in five women will suffer from a maternal mental health disorder in the United States and only fifteen percent of women will receive treatment for a maternal mental health disorder.

  • Behavioral Health Division

    Published on May 4, 2018
    Behavioral Health Division

    Through increased outreach efforts and other opportunities during Mental Health Matters Month, the Behavioral Health Division, in collaboration with community partners, emphasizes the importance and effectiveness of increasing awareness of mental health services and decreasing stigma by hosting a variety of activities and events.

  • Published on May 1, 2018

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

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