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May 9, 2018 | Department of Health Services

May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month

Maternal mental health disorders are a prevalent and under-treated issue. One in five women will suffer from a maternal mental health disorder in the United States and only fifteen percent of women will receive treatment for a maternal mental health disorder. Read full story


May 1, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Begins May 1

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the annual quarantine of sport-harvested mussels gathered along the California coast. Read full story


April 16, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Field of Dreams Project Update

Our work on the Field of Dreams has begun! Just when we were slated to begin work in October 2017, our focus dramatically shifted to the fire response. Now that we’ve moved into the recovery phase, we have also spent the last month finalizing our plans, contractors and initial timeline for the project! Read full story


March 15, 2018 | Department of Health Services

CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Sport-Harvested Bivalve Shellfish from Sonoma County

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is advising consumers not to eat recreationally harvested mussels, clams or whole scallops from Sonoma County. Dangerous levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) toxins have been detected in mussels from this area. The naturally occurring PSP toxins can cause illness or death in humans. Cooking does not destroy the toxin. Read full story


March 12, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Get Involved ! Santa Rosa Updating Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

Help review and prioritize plans for additional bike-ways, walkways, trails and pedestrian enhancements in Santa Rosa. Take the survey, view the project timeline, and use the interactive map to place points and draw routes you would like to reach walking and bicycling. Read full story


March 12, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Animal Services is Hiring!

Join our team of dedicated animal care professionals working to keep Sonoma County healthy and safe. Read full story


February 23, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Public Notice for Registration Permit for PRS Transload Facility

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN, in compliance with AB1497 and California Code of Regulations (CCR),Title 27 Section 21660.3, that the Sonoma County Department of Health Services,Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) is processing a Registration Permit forPacific Recycling Solutions, Inc. Read full story


February 21, 2018 | Department of Health Services

What to Know About Canine Influenza

To our knowledge, there have been no confirmed cases of Canine Influenza (CI) from Sonoma County to date. Read full story


January 29, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Health Advisory: Continued Increase in Syphilis Cases

There continues to be an increase in early syphilis cases in Sonoma County, including known transmission within heterosexual networks resulting in cases among women of childbearing age. Rising numbers among women increase the potential for congenital syphilis which can cause devastating outcomes for newborns including stillbirth or infant death. Read full story


January 25, 2018 | Department of Health Services

The State of Tobacco Control 2018

The State of Tobacco Control 2018 - California Local Grades report looks at county and municipal codes in key areas of tobacco control that protect their citizens from the burden of tobacco. Read full story