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  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on September 11, 2017
    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 September 11, 2017
    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 September 7, 2017
    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 September 7, 2017

    Join our team of dedicated animal care professionals working to keep Sonoma County healthy and safe.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on September 5, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Never leave your pet in a hot car and other life-saving tips for pets during hot weather.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on September 1, 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) is processing a Registration Permit for Pacific Recycling Solutions, Inc.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on August 22, 2017
    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 August 14, 2017
    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 August 8, 2017
    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 August 1, 2017
    Health Services

    The Department of Health Services Behavioral Health Division intends to award contract to California Human Development.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on August 1, 2017
    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 25, 2017
    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 17, 2017
    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?

  • 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.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on July 10, 2017
    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, 2017
    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 27, 2017
    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 27, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Keep your pets safe during the upcoming 4th of July holiday!

  • Health Services
    Published on May 26, 2017
    Health Services

    The County is seeking a qualified Community Based Organization (CBO) to provide outpatient services at the County’s Day Reporting Center (DRC).

  • Health Services
    Published on May 24, 2017
    Health Services

    To improve visibility of the worsening mental health issue of Maternal Mental Health in Sonoma County, two members of the Perinatal Mental Health Partnership created a Maternal Mental Health infographic to bring awareness to this critical issue affecting mothers in Sonoma County through social media.

  • Published on May 15, 2017

    Sonoma County health officials are rolling out a multi-pronged plan that seeks to reduce by one half the number of kindergarten students with tooth decay.

  • Published on May 8, 2017

    Animal Services wants to wish all mothers a wonderful Mother’s Day! Today is about giving back to mom  and that includes dog moms and cat moms. Let us help you take care of your dog and cat moms (with litters) through our Momma Fix program. We will spay your momma dog or momma cat for FREE when you relinquish their litter of puppies or kittens to us to prepare for adoption. More information can be found on the Spay or Neuter a Pet page of our website

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on May 2, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Two of Animal Services staff members were recognized last week for their work supporting animals and people in our community!

  • 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.

  • Published on April 26, 2017

    Every day at Animal Services is "Adopt a Shelter Pet" day, but we’re celebrating on Saturday April 29th. This special day was created to raise awareness for thousands of shelter animals who need homes! Please help us to help our shelter animals find homes by celebrating this day with us! Or better still, come by the shelter and adopt your new best friend today! Get to know our companions:

    Video: Adopt a Shelter Pet Day!

    For more information about adoptable companion animals, please visit our website.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

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