Immunizations & Diseases
The Disease Control unit is responsible for the investigation of outbreaks of communicable diseases, surveillance of reportable diseases, and provision of educational materials and services to assist communities in reducing the incidence of communicable diseases.
The Public Health Regional Laboratory is able to test your water for coliforms and E. coli.
If you have been bitten by a tick, the Public Health Regional Laboratory can test it for the bacteria that causes Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi).
Rabies is a rare, but very serious disease, and is almost always fatal to humans and domestic animals if not treated before symptoms appear.
Find out who to call by location.
Immunizations for children, teens and adults
Review flu materials and resources and find out where to get a flu shot. By protecting yourself, you are also protecting others around you from what could be a life-threatening illness.
Provides birth and death certificates, medical marijuana identification cards, permits for disposition of human remains, and data for communicable disease reporting.
Planning and putting in place programs to respond quickly and effectively to threats endangering the health of the public.
Provides training and reference testing to clinical laboratories, and laboratory support for diagnosis and control of communicable diseases to private medical providers.
Poison Prevention and Control
CLPP employs a team of health professionals who provide services to parents, healthcare providers, and the general public.
There are many ordinary household items, foods and plants that can be poisonous to your pets. If you suspect that your pet has ingested a toxic substance, please seek veterinary care immediately.
ASPCA Poison Control Hotline 24 hours a day, seven days a week 1 (888) 426-4435
Mental Health Services
Anyone living in Sonoma County who is having a mental health crisis can get help 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling our 24-hour Emergency Mental Health Hotline: (800) 746-8181. The call is free.
The Crisis Assessment, Prevention, and Education Team (CAPE Team) is a prevention and early intervention strategy specifically designed to intervene with transition age youth ages, 16 to 25, who are at risk of or are experiencing first onset of serious psychiatric illness and its multiple issues and risk factors: substance use, trauma, depression, anxiety, self harm, and suicide risk.
Environmental Health Safety
In accordance with the Sonoma County well ordinance, environmental drilling permits for these activities are issued by the Sonoma County Department of Health Services (DHS).
Our programs promote health and quality of life by preventing or controlling those diseases or deaths that result from interactions between people and the places they live, work and play.
Environmental Health receives numerous inquiries from the public regarding non-healthy home issues (substandard housing conditions) in residential living units.
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This information applies to affected areas under County jurisdiction – does not apply to areas within the boundaries of local cities.
Encourage walking and bicycling where it is safe, and to advocate for needed changes where biking or walking is not safe.
Safe Kids Sonoma County provides information and programs to keep Sonoma County children safe.
Emergency Dial 9-1-1
Si está experimentando una emergencia actualmente, por favor llame al 911.
Hotlines and Helplines
24-hour Emergency Mental Health
Hotline (800) 746-8181
Maternal, Child and Adolescent
Toll Free Line (800) 427-8982
For help with access to health insurance and services for women, teens and children.
Information Line (707) 565-4477