Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health

Our Goal:

Sonoma County wants to help all families in our community improve their health and well-being no matter what race, ethnicity, sex or gender identity, or socio-economic status.

All residents are welcome and safe to use family services regardless of immigration status.

  • Published on July 7, 2021

    Which hospitals met maternity care performance standards in 2020? Overuse of C-sections can result in higher rates of complications like hemorrhage, transfusions, infection, and blood clots. Reducing unnecessary C-sections is a top priority for California hospitals providing maternity care.

  • Published on June 30, 2021

    CDC report, June 18, 2021: These findings indicate the need for improved outreach to and engagement with pregnant women, especially those from racial and ethnic minority groups who might be at higher risk for severe health outcomes because of COVID-19. In addition, providing accurate and timely information about COVID-19 vaccination to health care providers, pregnant women, and women of reproductive age can improve vaccine confidence and coverage by ensuring optimal shared clinical decision-making.

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Contact Information

Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health

Public Health Division

Department of Health Services

County of Sonoma

Contact us by Phone
Mail Address

Public Health Division

625 5th Street

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Community Resources

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For support finding everything from Housing to Diapers, check out these Community Resource websites:

Text4Baby

Text4Baby

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Get free messages each week on your cell phone to help you through your pregnancy and your baby's first year.

MCAH Advisory Board

Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Advisory Board

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Meets on the first Thursday of each month; the community is invited to attend.