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  • Published on September 24, 2021

    This week’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following:1) The latest on booster shots; 2) Vaccines for 5- to 11-year-olds; 3) Update on the status of in-person school; 4) Upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinics and expanded testing; 5) COVID-19 community resources & support; 6) Other county news items; 7) Emergency preparedness tips & resources

  • Published on September 22, 2021

    View a list of our current and upcoming job opportunities, including:

    - Child Welfare Legal Processor

    - Operations Finance Analyst

    - Victim Witness Advocate I

  • Community Development Commission
    Published on September 20, 2021
    Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (Commission) requests applications for eligible Affordable Housing projects to receive funding from the County Fund for Housing (CFH) loan program.

  • Published on September 17, 2021

    This week’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following:1) New vaccine requirement for large employers; 2) Update on the status of in-person school; 3) Upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinics and expanded testing; 4) Update on vaccine booster shots; 5) COVID-19 community resources & support; 6) Other county news items; 7) Emergency preparedness tips & resources

  • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on September 15, 2021
    Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    Syphilis during pregnancy can cause fetal and infant loss and newborn birth defects and health challenges. Learn more about how untreated syphilis can affect a baby's health and the California Department of Public Health screening recommendations for syphilis.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on September 13, 2021
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors acting as the Sonoma County Community Development Commission (SCCDC) is pleased to invite you to respond to this Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) of two million dollars ($2,000,000.00) in County General Fund dollars for municipalities and/or County departments, working alone or in cooperation with local community-based organizations (CBOs) for 24/7 Safe Parking Locations and/or Indoor-Outdoor Non-Congregate Shelters. 

  • Published on September 13, 2021

    The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office will randomly draw the precincts and batches to be hand tallied as a check of the ballot counting equipment on Monday, September 20, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. at the Registrar of Voters Office, 435 Fiscal Dr., Santa Rosa.

  • Published on September 10, 2021

    This message is to remind you about the Community Advisory Council’s (CAC’s) September 13 meeting which will start at 6:00 pm. 

    During this virtual meeting, the CAC will discuss their plans and goals for the upcoming year.

  • Published on September 10, 2021

    This week’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Update on the start of in-person school; 2) County issues new guidance for youth sports; 3) Vaccination required for home health workers, pharmacists; 4) Free upcoming COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinics; 5) COVID-19 community resources & support; 6) Other county news items; and 7) Emergency preparedness tips & resources.

  • Published on September 3, 2021

    August recap: ARPA funds in Sonoma County, Board makes progress on climate goals, County Archives relocated, and community announcements on cannabis, housing vouchers and more!

  • Published on September 3, 2021

    This week’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: Update on the status of in-person school; State offers new app to find out if you were exposed to COVID-19; Free upcoming COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinics; COVID-19 community resources & support: Other county news items; Emergency preparedness tips & resources.

  • Published on September 1, 2021

    The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (SCCDC) is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified applicants interested in applying to be the operator of the Coordinated Entry System (CES). 

  • Probation Department
    Published on August 31, 2021

    "On behalf of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics Northern California, we want to personally thank you and the members of your agency for the extraordinary dedication that made the 2021 Final Leg a tremendous success. With the support of 205 agencies and over 2,500 runners, we are excited to announce…together, we raised over $285,000!"

  • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on August 25, 2021
    Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    Los CDC han actualizado los consejos para mujeres embarazadas y lactantes para RECOMENDAR que se vacunen contra Covid-19.

  • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on August 25, 2021
    Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    FDA has given full approval to the Covid-19 vaccination and 5 other reasons to get vaccinated if you are pregnant or chest/breastfeeding. 

  • Published on August 25, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Elections Code Section 12109, the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office, 435 Fiscal Drive, Santa Rosa, CA, will be the central counting place for ballots cast in the California Gubernatorial Recall Election, September 14, 2021.

  • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on August 18, 2021
    Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    Preventing lead exposure in pregnancy also helps keep children safe from lead exposure.

  • Published on August 16, 2021

    Held by the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, this training will focus on the requirements to be considered chronically homeless as HUD defines it, as well as go over the documentation process for Continuum of Care (CoC) Program funded permanent supportive housing units. This training will be useful for providers who will be participating in the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) referral process and will be recorded and posted to our website for those who were unable to attend.

  • Published on August 12, 2021

    As you are aware, ESG-CV funds can only be used “to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impacts created by coronavirus under the Emergency Solutions Grants program

  • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on August 11, 2021
    Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    Learn more about inclusive language, effective pumping, continuity of care, safe sleep and mental health with these breast/chestfeeding articles and webinars.

  • Published on August 5, 2021

    Updates from Supervisor Coursey, the latest health guidance on masks and vaccines, County Center relocation, disaster preparedness tips and other important community news.

  • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on August 4, 2021
    Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    Has the stress of COVID-19 lowered exclusive breastfeeding rates? Or is it a lack of support? Or something else altogether?

  • Health Services
    Published on August 3, 2021
    Health Services

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals for Substance Use Disorder Services.

  • Published on August 2, 2021

    On July 27, the Board of Supervisors voted to relocate most of Sonoma County’s administrative offices to the vacant Sears site in downtown Santa Rosa, citing climate action, transit-oriented development and the safe and efficient delivery of services as primary drivers for this decision.

  • Published on July 30, 2021

    This message is to remind you about the Community Advisory Council's (CAC's) August 2nd meeting which will start at 6:00pm.

  • Published on July 29, 2021

    IOLERO’s July newsletter announces an important change to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) firearms policy based on a recommendation from IOLERO’s Community Advisory Council (CAC). This newsletter will also discuss IOLERO’s new email and physical addresses, a congratulatory shout-out to IOLERO’s interns, an update on Measure P, the August CAC meeting, and a Spotlight feature from Mary-Frances Walsh, the Executive Director at NAMI Sonoma County (National Alliance on Mental Illness). 

  • Published on July 23, 2021

    The Energy and Sustainability Division is pleased to bring you the latest in the Home Resiliency Workshop Series which features information on Water Conservation, Wildfire Safety, Seismic Strengthening, Energy Efficiency, and Funding Your Projects.

  • Published on July 23, 2021

    As of July 21 Sonoma County’s daily transmission rate of COVID-19 is 9 new infections per 100,000 people and 48 COVID patients were being treated at area hospitals. These numbers represent the biggest local surge of the pandemic since March of this year. Nine COVID-related deaths were reported in July compared to just one death recorded in the month of May. 

  • Published on July 22, 2021

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Consolidated General Election will be held in the Kenwood Fire Protection District on November 2, 2021, and that the following measure will be submitted to the voters:

  • Sonoma County Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on July 21, 2021
    Sonoma County Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    Should Social Media Use be a Health Vital Sign? Recommendations for Health Practitioners from the Surgeon General.

  • Published on July 15, 2021

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Consolidated General Election will be held in the Sonoma Valley Health Care District on November 2, 2021, and that the following measure will be submitted to the voters:

  • Published on July 15, 2021

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Consolidated General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, in the following districts and that candidates to be voted upon at said election may be nominated for the following offices:

  • Published on July 15, 2021

    Sonoma County plans to appeal a recent state labor board ruling that gutted Measure P, the landmark sheriff’s office oversight initiative overwhelmingly approved by voters in November, officials said Tuesday.

  • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on July 14, 2021
    Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    Child Tax Credit automatic monthly payments begin July 15 for nearly all working families, and continue through December 2021. Qualifying families will receive $250 per child between the ages of 6 and 17 and $300 per child under age 6. Learn more about the payments, who qualifies, and how to apply.

  • Published on July 9, 2021

    This message is to remind you about the Community Advisory Council’s (CAC’s) July 12 meeting about crisis intervention which will start at 6:00 pm. 

  • Published on July 9, 2021

    Notice is hereby given that a Special Municipal Election will be held in the City of Sonoma on Tuesday, the 2nd day of November, 2021, for the following office(s):

  • Health Services
    Published on July 9, 2021
    Health Services

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals for Janitorial Services.

  • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on July 7, 2021
    Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    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 July 6, 2021

    The RED Housing Fund Board is seeking two new board members to represent the community as well as the fund. Through targeted investments, the board seeks to promote climate and disaster resilience in equitable communities that foster cultural, racial and economic diversity. Apply to become part of the RHF Board by July 23rd!

  • Published on June 30, 2021

    What's new in Sonoma County? Coursey's mid-year review, $37 million awarded to County for fire mitigation, Sonoma Access Broadband Initiative, Disaster Preparedness Corner and much more!

  • Published on June 30, 2021

    In this June edition of IOLERO's newsletter we will discuss the recent decision from the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) about Measure P, a new case from the United States Supreme Court based on events that took place here in Sonoma County, the Community Advisory Council’s (CAC) July 12th meeting and a Spotlight feature on the history of Juneteenth by community leader, Faith Ross.

  • Sonoma County Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
    Published on June 30, 2021
    Sonoma County Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

    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.

  • Community Development Commission
    Published on June 30, 2021
    Community Development Commission
    The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (SCCDC) released a Letter of Intent (LOI) for applicants interested in receiving COVID-19 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) funds for Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) and Emergency Shelter (ES) projects in Sonoma County.
    • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
      Published on June 23, 2021
      Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

      It's 2:00 am, week 2 post delivery, and you are up breastfeeding again. You think- "How long is this going to last?" "Will I ever get a good night's sleep again?" "Someone please tell me this is normal and I am going to be Ok!" Who are you going to call? Can Facebook help meet the needs of Breastfeeding Women?

    • Sonoma County
      Community Development Commission
      Published on June 23, 2021
      Sonoma County Community Development Commission

      The Sonoma County Community Development Committee and The Sonoma County Technical Advisory Committee will hold a concurrent public hearing to consider community development projects submitted.

    • Behavioral Health Division

      Published on June 22, 2021
      Behavioral Health Division

      The Behavioral Health Division, Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Prevention Unit, has been approved by the CA Alcoholic Beverage Control to deliver Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Training in advance of the July 1, 2022 start date for Assembly Bill 1221, the RBS Training Program.

    • Published on June 18, 2021

      The Board of Supervisors adopted a $2 billion annual budget that addresses emerging priorities and provides for the myriad needs of our community as we emerge from the lockdowns of the pandemic and look toward a more equitable future for all of our residents.

    • Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
      Published on June 16, 2021
      Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

      Maternal Sepsis is preventable, treatable, and survivable. Yet it continues to be the second most common cause of pregnancy related death in the United States. Please read below to learn more about the trends, the symptoms, and how you can help.

    • Published on June 15, 2021
      Permit Sonoma

      Permit Sonoma has physically reopened our Permit Center to the public full-time, starting Tuesday, June 15, 2021. We continue to encourage the use of our digital tools. Our online permitting services remain the best way to have your permit processed and email is the best way to contact staff.

    • Published on June 14, 2021

      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Municipal Special Election will be held in the City of Rohnert Park on September 14, 2021, and that the following measure(s) will be submitted to the voters: 

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