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November 1, 2019 | Department of Health Services

Animal Services Updates - November 1, 2019

AnimalServices mission continues to be providing highquality and compassionate care for our community’s domestic animals andlivestock. In the wake of the fires, our work has focused on the rescue,recovery and reunification of animals affected by the fires (and has not been limitedto domestic animals and livestock). Read full story


October 16, 2019 | Department of Health Services

Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use or Vaping

CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multi-state outbreak of lung injury associated with use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products Read full story


September 16, 2019 | Department of Health Services

Health Alert: Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Injury

Health Alert: Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Injury Read full story


September 6, 2019 | Department of Health Services

Update September 6, 2019: Blue-green Algae Caution SignsPosted at Spring Lake in Santa Rosa

This afternoon signs were posted at Spring Lake park in the City of Santa Rosa to warn the public of any blue-green algae (BGA) that may be present in the lake.  DHS Environmental Health, in conjunction with the Sonoma County Parks Department will be collecting samples to be tested today to determine if harmful algae blooms are present in Spring Lake. Read full story


August 29, 2019 | Department of Health Services

Health Alert – Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Injury

Physicians in California and at least 22 other states have documented over 200 cases of acute pulmonary disease associated with vaping over the past three months. Read full story


August 14, 2019 | Department of Health Services

Public Notice: Solid Waste Management Program Local Enforcement Agency

PUBLIC NOTICE ISHEREBY GIVEN, The Sonoma County Environmental Health Department, Solid Waste Management Program, acting as the Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) is certified by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to enforce state laws and regulations at solid waste sites within its jurisdiction Read full story


August 14, 2019 | Department of Health Services

Noticia Publica: Programa de Manejo de Residuos Sólidos Agencia de cumplimiento local

Noticia Publica: El Departamento de Salud Ambiental del Condado de Sonoma, Programa de Gestión de Desperdicios Sólidos, que actúa como Agencia de Control Local (LEA) está certificado por el Departamento de Reciclaje y Recuperación de Recursos (CalRecycle) para hacer cumplir las leyes y regulaciones estatales en los sitios de desechos sólidos dentro de su jurisdicción. Read full story


July 25, 2019 | Department of Health Services

Public Notice: Solid Waste Management Program Local Enforcement Agency

PUBLIC NOTICE ISHEREBY GIVEN, The Sonoma County Environmental Health Department, Solid Waste Management Program, acting as the Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) is certified by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to enforce state laws and regulations at solid waste sites within its jurisdiction Read full story


July 25, 2019 | Department of Health Services

Noticia Publica: Programa de Manejo de Residuos Sólidos Agencia de cumplimiento local

Noticia Publica: El Departamento de Salud Ambiental del Condado de Sonoma, Programa de Gestión de Desperdicios Sólidos, que actúa como Agencia de Control Local (LEA) está certificado por el Departamento de Reciclaje y Recuperación de Recursos (CalRecycle) para hacer cumplir las leyes y regulaciones estatales en los sitios de desechos sólidos dentro de su jurisdicción. Read full story


July 3, 2019 | Department of Health Services

SB1152/ HSC 1262.5 Hospital Patient Discharge Process: Homeless Patients

EffectiveJanuary 1, 2019, California Health & Safety Code Section 1262.5 establishesrequirements of general acute care hospitals, acute psychiatric hospitals andspecial hospitals serving homeless patients. Read full story