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  • Published on October 2, 2017

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

  • Published on September 28, 2017

    Currently, we have no outbreak associated cases of hepatitis A in Sonoma County. However, several California counties (San Diego, Santa Cruz, and Los Angeles) are reporting outbreaks of genotype IB strains of hepatitis A virus (HAV) among individuals who are homeless and/or using illicit drugs. Additional California counties, Arizona and Utah are reporting cases associated with the outbreaks.

  • Published on August 2, 2017

    There is an ongoing national shortage of benzathine penicillin G, the recommended drug for treating primary, secondary and latent syphilis.

  • Published on May 23, 2017

    Several Northern California counties, including Sonoma County, are experiencing an increase in gastrointestinal illness among students and staff in the school setting.

  • Published on May 18, 2017

    The California Department of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of foodborne botulism associated with consumption of a nacho cheese sauce served at the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove.

  • Published on January 17, 2017

    Nearly every week, a person in Sonoma County dies from an accidental drug overdose. Prescription drug use and misuse is a large contributing factor to this problem.

  • Published on January 17, 2017

    Influenza activity is rapidly increasing in California and Sonoma County, although other respiratory viruses are also circulating (e.g. RSV).

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