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  • Health Services
    Published on April 21, 2017
    Health Services

    Every May, Sonoma County comes together to raise awareness about mental health, emphasizing the importance and effectiveness of increasing awareness of mental health services and decreasing stigma by hosting a variety of activities and events.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 14, 2017
    Health Services

    The Behavioral Health Division presents a Public Hearing to review the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) 2017-2020 Three-Year Integrated Plan & Annual Update for 2015-2016 on May 16, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 10, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    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!

  • Published on April 4, 2017

    Have a happy spring - keep your pet safe! Make sure everyone in the household is helping to keep your companion safe from health hazards encountered both indoors and out, and knows the number to your veterinarian or Animal Poison Control Center (888) 426-4435 in case of ingestion.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 3, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    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!

  • Published on March 31, 2017

    Sonoma County is home to several community health centers and some private dentists offering dental services to low-income children.

  • 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.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 20, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    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!

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 15, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    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!

  • Published on March 10, 2017

    Join Animal Services and some of our adoptable animals this Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for a mobile adoption event.

    View all our upcoming events

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 7, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    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!

  • Published on March 2, 2017

    The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Animal Control Officer II position in Field Services.

  • Published on March 2, 2017

    The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Animal Control Officer I position in Field Services.

  • Published on March 2, 2017

    Common myths about marijuana use and related facts.

  • Published on March 1, 2017

    The Animal Services team has made lot of progress and we want to let you know what we’ve been up to. We don’t have an official date set for the ground-breaking yet so check back here for the latest project updates. Here is what we’ve accomplished since reaching our fundraising goal.

  • Published on March 1, 2017

    Marijuana is now legal in California. Here are some things you need to know about smoking marijuana in Sonoma County.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 27, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    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!

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 24, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Peruse the pages of the new Annual Report to learn more about who, and how, Animal Services cared for more than 3,200 animals in 2016.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 21, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    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!

  • Published on February 17, 2017

    The school-based pilot program aims at improving the dental health of students before they enter school.

  • Published on February 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM

    The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was deactivated at 6:00pm on February 9, 2017. County officials  continue to monitor weather conditions and assess any storm related impacts.

  • Published on February 10, 2017 at 9:00 AM

    The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was activated at 5:00pm on February 9, 2017, due to the latest forecast from the California Nevada River Forecast Center indicating the Russian River reaching minor flood stages.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 6, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    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!

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 31, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    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!

  • Published on January 25, 2017

    New laws regulating tobacco use earned the City of Sonoma and the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County top grades in an annual State of Tobacco Control report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association.

  • Published on January 25, 2017

    It was during the hottest days of August 2015, when a light bulb lit up over Nan Sanchez-Cook’s head. She was outside in the play yards of the Sonoma County Animal Services building off Airport Boulevard in sweltering heat, hosing down the gravel in the yard, so that the dogs could come outside to exercise without burning their feet, when epiphany struck.

  • Published on January 19, 2017

    Join Sonoma County Animal Services and Sonoma County Emergency Services for an informational meeting about caring for all species of animals during all hazards. Learn how to get involved, be prepared for disasters and how to become a Disaster Service Worker.

  • Published on January 19, 2017

    Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department will provide disposal sites for residents and businesses affected by Russian River flooding to dispose of debris and trash, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Friday, January 20, 2017 and Saturday, January 21, 2017.

  • Published on January 18, 2017

    Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department will provide disposal sites for residents and businesses affected by Russian River flooding to dispose of debris and trash, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Friday, January 20, 2017 and Saturday, January 21, 2017.

  • Published on January 13, 2017

    Beginning Friday, January 13, 2017, Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department will provide disposal sites for residents and businesses affected by Russian River flooding.

  • Health Services
    Published on January 13, 2017
    Health Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services (Department) is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Management Services of the Community Dental Health Workforce.

  • 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 January 11, 2017

    If you have structural safety concerns regarding your home or business due to damages from the recent storm, please use the SoCo Report It app.

  • Published on January 11, 2017

    Treat all low hanging and downed power lines as if they are energized and extremely dangerous. Keep yourself and others away from them. Be aware of trees, pools of water and other objects that may be in contact with power lines.

  • Published on January 10, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services is available to help any individual with relocating and sheltering companion animals during the storm.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 10, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Sonoma County Animal Services is a resource for people and animals, especially during stormy weather. Call us or our partners below for assistance.

  • Published on January 10, 2017
    For safety’s sake, always assume that a fallen power line is live,
  • Published on January 6, 2017
    Power failures are common during a storm with strong winds,  construction, and even car accidents that take down electricity poles. Here are some of the most important tips to keep in mind in preparation for possible power outages.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 5, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Thanks to the generous supporters of Sonoma County Animal Services and Western Farm Center and their customers, our new dog play yards can become a reality.

  • Published on January 4, 2017

    Renovation plans include replacing the surfaces with dog-friendly “woof fiber” and artificial K9-grass, landscape and irrigation repairs and a new meet and greet area under the canopy of two large redwoods.

  • Health Services
    Published on January 2, 2017
    Health Services

    The best way to prevent flu is by getting a flu vaccination each year. Learn about the steps to take to protect yourself and others during this flu season.

  • Published on December 28, 2016

    Compost and mulch made from Christmas trees is highly prized for its acidic qualities. Please take advantage of one of the four convenient recycling methods available to you. Trees must be free of lights, decoration, tinsel and stand (metal or wood).

  • Health Services
    Published on December 14, 2016
    Health Services

    The Department of Health Services Health Policy, Planning and Evaluation Division intends to award a contract to:

  • Health Services
    Published on December 14, 2016
    Health Services

    The holidays are upon us - you can help ensure that your guests enjoy themselves AND get home safely.

  • 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.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on November 22, 2016
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Help support Sonoma County Animal Services with your $15.00 tax deductible donation and receive a memorable photo of Santa and your pet.

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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
38.46875, -122.708432

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2225 Challenger Way

Santa Rosa, CA 95407

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