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January 25, 2017 | Department of Health Services

Sonoma city and county get high marks for limiting smoking

New laws regulating tobacco use earned the City of Sonoma and the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County top grades in an annual State of Tobacco Control report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association. Read full story


January 19, 2017 | Department of Health Services

Animals in Disaster Stakeholder Meeting - January 24, 2017

Join Sonoma County Animal Services and Sonoma County Emergency Services for an informational meeting about caring for all species of animalsduring all hazards. Learn how to get involved, be prepared for disasters andhow to become a Disaster Service Worker. Read full story


January 17, 2017 | Department of Health Services

Health Update: Influenza

Influenza activity is rapidly increasing in California and Sonoma County, although other respiratory viruses are also circulating (e.g. RSV). Read full story


January 17, 2017 | Department of Health Services

Health Advisory: County-Wide Safe Pain Management Guidelines

Nearly every week, a person in Sonoma County dies from an accidental drug overdose. Prescription drug use and misuse is a large contributing factor to this problem. Read full story


October 13, 2016 | Department of Health Services

Help Us Build a Field of Dreams

Won't you help us build a Field of Dreams? Ourshelter dogs need your help! Read full story


February 3, 2016 | Department of Health Services

State of Tobacco Control 2016

The State of Tobacco Control 2016 report grades all fifty states and the federal government on four key tobacco control policies. Read full story