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  • Health Services
    Published on November 8, 2019
    Health Services

    On November 5, 2019 The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors received proposed revisions to the Sonoma County Code Chapter 28, Emergency and Pre Hospital Care brought forward by the Sonoma county Department of Health Services.

  • Published on November 5, 2019

    Although containment of the Kincade Fire is progressing and the skies appear clearer, changing weather conditions over the next few days will lead to increased air pollution. Air quality levels are currently within the good range due to offshore winds and decreasing smoke. Northerly winds near the Ranch Fire in Tehama County will allow some smoke to move toward the Bay Area.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on November 1, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Animal Services mission continues to be providing high quality and compassionate care for our community’s domestic animals and livestock. In the wake of the fires, our work has focused on the rescue, recovery and reunification of animals affected by the fires (and has not been limited to domestic animals and livestock).

  • Published on October 24, 2019

    Individuals with Health Conditions Individuals with health conditions should talk to their physicians to develop a personal plan for dealing with smoke…

  • Published on October 24, 2019

    Due to the Kincade Fire, there may be parts of northern Sonoma County where air quality conditions are UNHEALTHY. Changing wind patterns and pending fire conditions are making air quality unpredictable. 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.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on October 23, 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?

  • Department of Health Services
    Published on October 17, 2019
    Department of Health Services

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Delivering Nutrition Education for CalFresh Healthy Living Nutrition Education program.

  • Published on October 16, 2019

    CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multi-state outbreak of lung injury associated with use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on October 9, 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 October 4, 2019
    Health Services

    The Board of Supervisors will introduce an ordinance amending Chapter 28 of the Sonoma County Code (Emergency and Pre-Hospital Medical Services System).

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on October 2, 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 September 24, 2019
    Health Services
    El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional pronostica temperaturas cálidas en toda la región y en el condado de Sonoma en los próximos días. El condado de Sonoma verá altas temperaturas hoy martes 24 de septiembre a partir de las 11 a.m. hasta las 8:00 pm miércoles 25 de septiembre, 2019 con varias áreas en el Condado moviéndose hacia el pronóstico HeatRisk de nivel naranja y rojo.
  • Health Services
    Published on September 24, 2019
    Health Services
    The National Weather Service is forecasting hot temperatures throughout the region and in Sonoma County over the next few days. Sonoma County will see high temperatures today Tuesday September 24, 2019 beginning at 11:00 am until 8:00 pm tomorrow September 25, 2019 with several areas in the County moving into the orange and red level HeatRisk forecast.
  • Published on September 23, 2019

    The Leaders in Action: Equity and Oral Health Conference on September 20, 2019 brought together local and regional champions that presented methods to address social determinants of oral health in order to promote equity in communities, schools, and clinics.   

    Please click on the link below for slides and resources from the event.  

    https://links.sonoma-county.org/iRl8AcLkZxs/

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on September 23, 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?

  • Published on September 16, 2019

    Health Alert: Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Injury

  • Health Services
    Published on September 12, 2019 at 4:00 PM
    Health Services

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in Sonoma County for today and tomorrow, Friday, September 13, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

  • Health Services
    Published on September 12, 2019 at 3:50 PM
    Health Services

    El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional emitió un aviso de calor en el condado de Sonoma para hoy y mañana viernes 13 de septiembre de 11 a.m. a 7 p.m. 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on September 10, 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 September 6, 2019
    Health Services

    The MHSA newsletter is published every two to three months by the County of Sonoma Department of Health Services Behavioral Health Division.

  • Environmental Health, Public Health Division
    Published on September 6, 2019
    Environmental Health, Public Health Division

    This afternoon signs were posted at Spring Lake park in the City of Santa Rosa to warn the public of any blue-green algae (BGA) that may be present in the lake.  DHS Environmental Health, in conjunction with the Sonoma County Parks Department will be collecting samples to be tested today to determine if harmful algae blooms are present in Spring Lake.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on September 3, 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?

  • Public Health Disease Control Unit

    Published on August 29, 2019
    Public Health Disease Control Unit
    Physicians in California and at least 22 other states have documented over 200 cases of acute pulmonary disease associated with vaping over the past three months.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on August 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 August 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 August 16, 2019
    Health Services
    There are training resources available to help service providers and community-based organizations (CBOs) to discuss public charge with patients, clients and the community from the California Primary Care Association (CPCA).
  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on August 14, 2019
    Environmental Health & Safety

    Noticia Publica: El Departamento de Salud Ambiental del Condado de Sonoma, Programa de Gestión de Desperdicios Sólidos, que actúa como Agencia de Control Local (LEA) está certificado por el Departamento de Reciclaje y Recuperación de Recursos (CalRecycle) para hacer cumplir las leyes y regulaciones estatales en los sitios de desechos sólidos dentro de su jurisdicción.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on August 14, 2019
    Environmental Health & Safety

    PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, The Sonoma County Environmental Health Department, Solid Waste Management Program, acting as the Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) is certified by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to enforce state laws and regulations at solid waste sites within its jurisdiction

  • Health Services
    Published on August 9, 2019
    Health Services
    Department of Health Services, Administration Division - Health Care Privacy and Security Unit - Request for Proposals# 19-001 (SC001-0000000857) - HIPAA Security Risk Assessment
  • Health Services
    Published on August 8, 2019
    Health Services
    Department of Health Services, Public Health Division – HIV Testing and Prevention Services Contractor – Request for Proposals# 19-008 (SC001-0000000889)
  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on July 25, 2019
    Environmental Health & Safety

    Noticia Publica: El Departamento de Salud Ambiental del Condado de Sonoma, Programa de Gestión de Desperdicios Sólidos, que actúa como Agencia de Control Local (LEA) está certificado por el Departamento de Reciclaje y Recuperación de Recursos (CalRecycle) para hacer cumplir las leyes y regulaciones estatales en los sitios de desechos sólidos dentro de su jurisdicción.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on July 25, 2019
    Environmental Health & Safety

    PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, The Sonoma County Environmental Health Department, Solid Waste Management Program, acting as the Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) is certified by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to enforce state laws and regulations at solid waste sites within its jurisdiction

  • Health Services
    Published on July 22, 2019
    Health Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services Behavioral Health Division presents a Public Hearing to review the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) DRAFT Program and Expenditure Plan Annual Update for 2019-2020 & Program Report for 2017-2018 on August 21, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

  • Health Services
    Published on July 12, 2019
    Health Services

    On Tuesday July 9, 2019, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors awarded the Behavioral Health Youth and Family Services (YFS) contracts to the following three entities: Individuals Now, Inc. dba Social Advocates for Youth (SAY), Seneca Family of Agencies and LifeWorks of Sonoma County. 

  • Health Services
    Published on July 8, 2019
    Health Services
    Department of Health Services, Behavioral Health Division Behavioral Health Services for Sonoma County Youth Request for Proposals # 19-004 (SC001-0000000855)
  • Published on July 1, 2019

    An inter-professional conference on September 20, 2019, to incorporate oral health best practices to address social determinants of health.

  • Published on June 3, 2019

    Make dental FUNdamental with tips and resources from the Sonoma County Department of Health Services. The new site offers key resources to find dental care and tips for brushing and healthy snacking. Start a new routine and teach your children how to take care of their teeth with these simple ideas!

  • Health Services
    Published on May 20, 2019
    Health Services

    The Behavioral Health Division presents a Public Hearing to review the Planned Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Program Expenditures: Fiscal Year 2018-2019 vs. Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

  • Health Services
    Published on May 6, 2019
    Health Services
    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing and prevention services.
  • Health Services
    Published on May 2, 2019
    Health Services

    The MHSA newsletter is published every two to three months by the County of Sonoma Department of Health Services Behavioral Health Division.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 26, 2019
    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.

  • Published on April 25, 2019

     "The best approach to prevention seems to be fair education. That is, education on vaping that isn't judgmental, that doesn't gloss over the allure and doesn't simply tell young people they are wrong. It seems like we are moving away from the 'Just Say No' message that failed our society with other substance abuse."

    - Sonoma West Publishers Staff

  • Health Services
    Published on April 22, 2019
    Health Services

    Questions and Answers for this solicitation event are posted in this event's "View Comments and Attachments" section. Please login to your account to review the Addendum and all other associated documents.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 16, 2019
    Health Services

    Questions and Answers for this solicitation event are posted in this event's "View Comments and Attachments" section. Please login to your account to review the Addendum and all other associated documents.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 12, 2019
    Health Services

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Medical Director Services for Juvenile Institutions and Valley of the Moon Children’s Home.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 12, 2019
    Health Services

    Questions and Answers for this solicitation event are posted in this event's "View Comments and Attachments" section. Please login to your account to review the Addendum and all other associated documents.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 4, 2019
    Health Services

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)/Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH) Privacy and Security Risk Analysis for multiple County departments.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 2, 2019 at 3:30 PM
    Health Services

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Behavioral Health Services for Sonoma County Youth.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 2, 2019 at 3:15 PM
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services, Public Health Division, is seeking Qualifications for the following services: 1) Veterinary services provided at the Sonoma County Animal Shelter for animals residing in the shelter; and 2) Veterinary services at provider’s veterinary service facility for stray animals brought to the provider’s site by finders, and for animals residing at the Sonoma County Animal Shelter that need care not available at the Shelter.

  • 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.

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