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September 8, 2022 | Department of Health Services

RFP for Animal Services Veterinarian

The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposal for an Animal Service Veterinarian for the Department of Health Services, Public Health Division. Read full story

August 9, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Peer Support Certification Scholarships

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is offering scholarship opportunities, through CalMHSA, for peers who want to seek certification as Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialists. Read full story

August 5, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Sonoma County Emergency Medical Services Exclusive Operating Agreement Request for Proposal Revisions, Item# 2022-0735

On August 30, 2022, the Board of Supervisors will consider approval to release a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide Emergency Ground Ambulance Service in Sonoma County Exclusive Operating Area 1 (EOA-1). Read full story

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September 9, 2022 | Department of Health Services

New COVID-19 booster shots available in Sonoma County

Updated COVID-19 booster shots specifically formulated to protect against the highly contagious omicron variant are now available in Sonoma County. Read full story

September 6, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Sonoma County health officials extend heat alert through Thursday evening

The Sonoma County Department of Health Services has extended a Heat Alert through 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, in response to the National Weather Service’s Excessive Heat Warning for the Bay Area. Read full story

September 1, 2022 | Department of Health Services

COVID-19 booster shots temporarily on hold until new booster shots arrive in Sonoma County

The administration of COVID-19 booster shots is temporarily on hold in Sonoma County pending delivery of new updated boosters formulated to target the omicron variant. The California Department of Public Health on Wednesday advised providers to discontinue administering the original boosters after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the new booster formula for people 12 and older and removed the authorization for the original vaccine for booster doses for the same age range. Read full story