Sonoma County Department of Health Services awarded grant from the Office of Traffic Safety for child safety seat education program
The Sonoma County Department of Health Services has received a $90,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to support the county’s efforts in educating parents and caregivers about the importance of child safety seats and making sure that every child in our community travels safely.
With respiratory viruses circulating, all Bay Area Health Officers recommend actions to stay healthy for the holidays
As levels of circulating respiratory viruses increase and people spend more time indoors for the holiday season, it’s important to know all the ways to stay healthy this winter.
Dr. Tanya Phares, an experienced physician executive from Reno, Nevada, who has held several leadership roles in health care, was appointed Sonoma County’s new health officer today by the Board of Supervisors.
The Sonoma County Behavioral Health Division is hosting a job fair on November 9 to recruit for multiple open clinical positions. Potential candidates are encouraged to pre-apply for a position by November 1. Participants who register, pre-apply and meet the minimum qualifications for the applicable job classification, will be given an opportunity to participate in an in-person interview during the fair on November 9.
The Sonoma County Department of Health Services is extending a health advisory through Saturday, Sept. 23 due to smoke from wildfires currently burning in Northern California and Southern Oregon. The original health advisory was in effect from Sept. 19 through Sept. 21
The Sonoma County Department of Health Services is extending a health advisory through Thursday, Sept. 21 due to smoke from wildfires currently burning in Northern California and Southern Oregon. The original health advisory was in effect from Sept. 19 through Sept. 20.
Smoke from wildfires currently burning in Northern California and Southern Oregon is expected to impact the air quality throughout Sonoma County today through Wednesday, Sept. 20. The air quality is expected to be in the moderate range during this event.
Given the rising risk of respiratory virus-related illnesses such as COVID and flu, Sonoma County’s Health Officer today issued an order requiring health care personnel to mask when in patient care areas. The health order will be in effect throughout the respiratory virus season, which runs from Nov. 1 through April 30.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today voted to replace the Emergency Shelter Site at the County campus with housing systems that are longer-term. The discussion came as the Supervisors received a report that showed the number of homeless individuals in Sonoma County decreased by 22 percent from last year.
Brittany Lobo, a section manager in the Sonoma County Department of Health Services, has been recognized as one of the top rising public health leaders in the nation. Lobo was included in the de Beaumont Foundation’s 40 Under 40 in Public Health list, which was announced today.