Department of Health Services

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May 4, 2022

RFP for Behavioral Health Adult Outpatient Services

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services (Department), Behavioral Health Division (BHD) is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Behavioral Health Adult Outpatient Services. Read full story


April 20, 2022

RFP for Behavioral Health Services for Youth

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services (Department) Behavioral Health Division (BHD) is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Behavioral Health Services for Youth. Read full story


March 30, 2022

RFP for Social Rehabilitation–Transitional Residential Program

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services (Department), Behavioral Health Division (BHD) Adult Residential Services is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Social Rehabilitation–Transitional Residential Program. This RFP outlines the information necessary to understand the competitive selection process and the required documentation necessary for the submission of proposals. All interested proposers must meet the requirements specified in this RFP. Proposers must have qualified staff on hand for this project and be ready to begin work on the date this project is initiated. Read full story


March 13, 2022 | Department of Health Services

RFP for Mental Health Diversion Peer Services Evaluation Consultant

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services, Behavioral Health Division (BHD) is requesting proposals to provide evaluation services for a new Mental Health Services Act Innovation program: Crossroads to Hope. Crossroads to Hope serves eligible criminal justice diversion clients who have a serious mental health illness and may have a co-occurring substance use disorder. Read full story


February 25, 2022 | Department of Health Services

RFP for Medical Director Services for JuvenileInstitutions and Valley of the Moon Children’sHome

Theevaluation panel carefully reviewed and analyzed the proposals received inresponse to the above referenced solicitation. Based upon that review andanalysis, we are recommending to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors thatthe contract be awarded to Santa Rosa Community Health. Read full story


February 18, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Tina Rivera to be appointed director of SonomaCounty’s Department of Health Services

Tina Rivera, a veteran government official and nonprofit leader with more than 25 years of experience delivering health care and social services to the public, has been named director of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services following a nationwide recruitment search. The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote to confirm her appointment for a three-year term at its March 1 meeting. Read full story


February 9, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Love and Sex and Sexually Transmitted Infection. PrEP for Women and During Pregnancy.

STIs, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis, increase the risk for HIV; women are under prescribed PrEP to protect against HIV infection. STD-HIV screening in pregnancy and 2021 STI treatment guidelines. Read full story


January 26, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, data, training, patient information

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. The Sonoma County birthing community reports alcohol use rates twice the state average. There is no "safe" amount of alcohol use during pregnancy. Learn more, access patient handouts, link to trainings for medical professionals. Read full story


January 19, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Financial literacy and financial well-being are important to overall health.

Learn more about the link between financial literacy and overall health and wellness, and access resources for financial wellness and emergency financial support. Read full story


January 14, 2022 | Department of Health Services

Medical Director Services for Juvenile Institutions and Valley of the Moon Children's Home

The Department is requestingproposals from clinical healthcare organizations that maintain a focus onpediatric and adolescent care, but also encompass specialty care such as OBGYN,Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) Services for Opiate Use Disorder andpsychiatric services, to provide Medical Director Services and potentiallymid-level services at Juvenile Hall, Probation Camp, and VOMCH. Read full story


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