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Department of Health Services

Public Health Disease Control

Schools & Childcare Resources

Information and resources for schools and childcare centers in Sonoma County to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.

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New and updated resources on school immunizations that many staff may find helpful when reviewing records.

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Seasonal Flu

Seasonal flu resources for school administrators in addition to guidance on cleaning & disinfection schools.

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Outbreak Guidance

Outbreak guidance and resources for schools and childcare centers including outbreak definitions, when outbreaks are considered over, and action steps required and recommended by public health.

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Exposure Notices

Template disease exposure notices available for schools and childcare centers to send to parents/guardians when their children are exposed to a disease at the facility as well as guidance on when to report to public health.

Tuberculosis Screening

Tuberculosis Screening Requirement for Schools

School tuberculosis screening requirement for students, staff, and volunteers.


EpiPens for Schools

Information on how schools can obtain free EpiPen Auto-Injectors.