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Department of Health Services

Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Advisory Board

Maternal, Child, Adolescent Health Advisory Board Meeting

Date: February 04, 2021

Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Registration Required: No

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The mission of the MCAH Advisory Board is to promote the physical, social, and emotional health of childbearing women, children, and adolescents in Sonoma County by sharing resources, coordinating activities, and advising the MCAH Director, the Department of Health Services, and the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on the needs of the community.

Webinar Information


  1. 12:30 Call to Order/Welcome - J. Miller (Information 5 min.)
  2. 12:35 Introductions - All (Information 5 min.)
  3. 12:40 Approval of Minutes J. Miller (Action 5 min.)
  4. 12:45 Correspondence - J. Miller (Action 15 min.)
  5. 1:00 First 5 Contract - R. Alger (Information 10 min.)
    Improving, Strengthening and Coordinating Home Visiting Programs in our County
  6. 1:10 Healthy Communities Section Manager joins Discussion - K. Caldewey (Information 10 min.)
    How this Partnership with First 5 can improve our Home Visiting Collaborative Outcomes and to Evaluate the Service we Provide
  7. 1:20 Questions, Answers & Input from Members - All (Information 10 min.)
  8. 1:30 Public Comment - Public (Information 5 min.)
  9. 1:35 State Legislature Updates - M. Apuya (Information 10 min.)
  10. 1:45 Staff Report - C. McGeough (Information 5 min.)
  11. 1:55 Announcements - All (Information 5 min.)
  12. 2:00 Adjournment - J. Miller

Meeting Documentation

The MCAH Advisory Board:

  1. Increases public awareness of maternal, child, and adolescent health issues.
  2. Supports ongoing efforts toward building a coordinated, effective health care delivery system for women, children, and adolescents.
  3. Promotes access to health care for childbearing women, children, and adolescents.
  4. Identifies and advocates for unmet health needs of mothers, children, adolescents, and families.
  5. Advises the Sonoma County MCAH Director, Department of Health Services, and Board of Supervisors on the status of maternal, child, and adolescent health in Sonoma County.

Addressing the Board

Any member of the public desiring to address the Board should wait until the public comment item on the agenda.

Agenda supporting materials

Materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the MCAH Advisory Board after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the Department of Health Services, Public Health Division at 625 5th Street, Santa Rosa during normal business hours. Agendas and minutes are available at

Disability-related accommodations

For information, disability-related modification or accommodation, or to review materials prior to the meeting, contact Sonoma County Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, Dept. of Health Services, 625 5th St., Santa Rosa, 95404, (707) 565-4494,