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November 20, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Aviso de Salud Por el Humo de Incendios

La calidad del aire en el Condado de Sonoma ha permanecido pobre. Actualmente, la condición del aire se encuentra mayormente en la categoria ‘roja’, lo cual significa poco sano. Debido a los incendios activos y los cambios de los patrones del aire la calidad del aire puede variar impredeciblemente por varios dias, pero el pronóstico actual del tiempo predice cambios a mediado de la semana. Estamos esperanzados que la condición del aire mejore despues de estos cambios ambientales. Este aviso de salud permanecera vigente hasta que la calidad del aire mejore de manera significante y consistente.Los niños, ancianos y las personas con problemas respiratorios tales como asma,enfermedades pulmonares o cardíacas, tienen el mayor riesgo de sufrir efectosdañinos al estar expuestos a esta situación. Read full story


November 19, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Smoke Health Advisory Update

Air quality conditions in Sonoma County remain poor. Currently, air quality is mostly in the “red”, unhealthy range. Due to the active wildfires and changing wind patterns our air quality may vary unpredictably however, current weather forecasts predict changes in the middle of this week. We are hopeful that air quality conditions will improve after the weather changes. This health advisory will remain in effect, until the air quality significantly and consistently improves. Children,the elderly, and those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, lung diseaseand heart disease are most at risk for harmful impacts.As much as possible everyone should limit their time outdoors especially if the smell of smoke is present. Protect your health by following these healthy habits:En español Read full story


November 16, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Public Hearing - MHSA Annual Update and Plan Review

The Behavioral Health Division presents a Public Hearing toreview the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) 2018-2019 Plan Update & AnnualUpdate for 2016-2017 on December 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Read full story


November 13, 2018 | Upstream Investments

Meet our New Staff

We are excited to welcome Jake Harpin and Norine Doherty to the Upstream team! Read full story


November 13, 2018 | Upstream Investments

READY in the News!

First 5 commissions support linking pre-K and K-12 data to boost student success. Read full story


November 13, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Smoke Health Advisory Update

Air quality conditions in Sonoma County remainpoor. Currently, air quality is mostly in the “red”, unhealthy range. Due tothe active wildfires and changing wind patterns our air quality may vary unpredictablyfor many days. We are hopeful that conditions will improve but weatherforecasts indicate significant changes will not occur until next week. Thishealth advisory will remain in effect, until the air quality significantly andconsistently improves. Everyone should limit their time outdoors and avoidoutdoor exertion.Children, the elderlyand those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, lung disease and heart disease are most at risk for harmfulimpacts.En español Read full story


November 13, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Advertencia de Salud Por Humo De Incendios

Actualmente, la calidaddel aire se encuentra mayormente en la categoría ‘rojo’, lo cual significadañino para la salud. La calidad del aire puede variar impredeciblemente porvarios días debido a los incendios activos y los cambios de los patrones delaire. Esperamos que lascondiciones mejoren, pero las pronosticas meteorológicas indican que no seproducirán cambios significativos hasta la próxima semana. Este aviso de saludpermanecerá en efecto hasta que la calidad del aire mejore de manerasignificativa y constante.Los niños, ancianos, las personas con problemas respiratorios como asma, o quienes padezcan de enfermedades pulmonares o cardíacas tienen mayor riesgo de sufrir efectos dañinos al estar expuestos a esta situación.Para disminuir su exposición al humo de incendios y limitar sus efectos negativos, siga las siguientes recomendaciones: Read full story


November 09, 2018 | County Administrator's Office

Winter Spare the Air Alert has been extended to Friday, November 16, 2018

Due to heavy smoke blowing into the Bay Area from the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Air District has extended a Winter Spare the Air Alert through Friday, November 16, 2018 Read full story


November 08, 2018 | County Administrator's Office

Due to heavy smoke from the Butte County fire a Winter Spare the Air Alert is being called

Due to heavy smoke blowing into the Bay Area from the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Air District is issuing a Winter Spare the Air Alert starting tonight, Thursday, November 8, through Friday, November 9, 2018 Read full story


November 08, 2018 | Department of Health Services

Smoke Health Advisory

The Camp Fire in Butte County is sending smoke into Sonoma County. Currently the air quality conditions are poor as levels of particulate matter are extremely elevated. These conditions are expected to impact Sonoma County until tomorrow when wind patterns are predicted to change. Children, the elderly and those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, lung disease and heart disease are most at risk for harmful impacts.En español Read full story