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February 3, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

February 2022 SoCo Correspondent

Welcome back to a revived and revitalized SoCo Correspondent, Sonoma County’s digital newsletter. The Correspondent will offer countywide news, feature stories and project updates as well as links to upcoming events, recent stories in the media, surveys and other important information. This is part of our ongoing effort to make sure you are getting the information and resources that you need for yourself, your family and/or your business, school, nonprofit agency and community. We also hope to use this platform to get your feedback on programs, projects and current trends so we can better represent and serve you and the entire county. We thank you for subscribing to this newsletter and encourage you to share the link with others on how to subscribe. Read full story


February 2, 2022 | Community Development Commission

Annual PHA Plan for FY 2022-2023 Public Hearing

The Sonoma County Community Development Committee, in its capacity as the governing body of the Sonoma County Housing Authority, will hold a public hearing on March 16, 2022 at 10:00 am to review the Annual PHA Plan for FY 2022-2023 for the Sonoma County Housing Authority.  The Committee will hear testimony from all interested parties. Anyone who is interested in speaking is encouraged to appear and present written or verbal comments.  Written comments will be considered until March 04, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.Notice of Public Hearing2022 Annual plan Read full story


January 28, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for Jan. 28, 2022

Today’s digest provides helpful andimportant updates on the following: Large vaccine clinics to be held at SonomaCounty Fairgrounds; Update on the situation in local schools; How to get rapidtests, N-95 masks for free; What to do if you contract COVID-19; Vaccine &testing clinics in Sonoma County; Rental assistance, mortgage relief available;COVID-19 community resources & support; Other news items from County ofSonoma Read full story


January 27, 2022 | Board of Supervisors Department

District 3 Monthly Newsletter January 2022

SDC Updates, Portrait of Sonoma findings, New Psychiatric Health Facility and more! 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 25, 2022 | Department of Child Support Services

Free COVID-19 tests are now available

The federal government has announced that FREE COVID-19 tests are now available to be shipped. Beginning January 19, 2022, every home in the U.S. can order four (4) free at-home COVID-19 tests. Tests will be shipped by the U.S. Postal Service and arrive within seven to ten days. Order your at-home tests now at www.covidtests.gov. Read full story


January 21, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for Jan. 21, 2022

Today’s digest provides helpful andimportant updates on the following: 1) Update on the situation in localschools; 2) How to get rapid tests, N-95 masks for free; 3) What to do if youcontract COVID-19; 4) Vaccine & testing clinics in Sonoma County; 5) Rentalassistance, mortgage relief available; 6) COVID-19 community resources &support; and 7) Other news items from County of Sonoma Read full story


January 21, 2022 | Community Development Commission

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Project-Based Vouchers (PBV)

The Commission is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking proposals from owners and/or developers for Project-Based Vouchers (PBV) available under the Department of Housing and Urban Development Housing Choice Voucher program. Up to 200 Project Based Vouchers are available under this RFP. Proposed units must be within the jurisdiction of the Sonoma County Housing Authority. The Commission intends to award Project Based Vouchers to more than one Respondent. Existing units, substantial rehabilitation projects, and new construction projects are all eligible for consideration.  Applications for existing studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units which will be used as Homeless-Dedicated, Permanent Supportive Housing units will be prioritized.View request for proposalAmendment No. 1 to RFP 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 15, 2022 | Board of Supervisors Department

Supervisor Lynda Hopkins takes stock of challenging year as board chair, shares plans for 2022

Lynda Hopkins began her second term as a Sonoma County supervisor in an altogether new role, as board chair. Read full story


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