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Weekly Roundup for October 20, 2023

Published: October 20, 2023

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following:

  1. Latest edition of SoCo Correspondent now available
  2. “What’s in your go bag” emergency planning events this weekend
  3. Introducing the Aging & Disability Online Resource Hub
  4. Other Sonoma County news of note

Latest edition of SoCo Correspondent available now

The latest issue of the SoCo Correspondent, Sonoma County’s digital newsletter is now available.

Highlights include:

  • On Oct. 24, county staff will update the Board of Supervisors on the 27 projects that were selected to receive ARPA funding beginning in 2021.
  • More than 1,700 people received help from county winter storms emergency aid program.
  • Residents encouraged to get COVID and flu shots.
  • County to open unique health center for foster youth.
  • And much more!

To read the newsletter, including instructions on how to subscribe, visit:

"Whats in your go bag" Planning events this weekend

The Sonoma County Department of Emergency Management wants residents to be ready for whatever Mother Nature throws our way. That’s why officials are hosting two free events this weekend to help families and individuals prepare and be ready.

"What's in your go bag" events:

  • Saturday, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. - Central Santa Rosa Library
  • Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. - Rincon Valley Regional Library

Whether it's wildfires, earthquakes, or other emergencies, having a well-prepared go bag is essential. Join us at your local library and learn how to create a kit that can make all the difference when disaster strikes. Spread the word, invite your friends and neighbors, and let's make Sonoma County even more prepared.

Learn more at:

Aging & Disability online resource hub

Did you know that the Sonoma County Human Services Department and local nonprofits have come together to create a valuable resource hub?

The Aging & Disability Online Resource Hub is a one-stop destination that streamlines access to critical services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. The Hub has you covered, from health to transportation and nutrition services provided by federal, state, and local government agencies and their nonprofit partners.

To access the Hub, please call (707) 565-INFO (4636) or visit and click on the chat icon to start a conversation with a dedicated social worker.

Assistance is available for older adults, people with disabilities, family members, caregivers, social workers, and service providers. Empower yourself with knowledge and connect with the support you need. Learn more today and please share this essential resource with those who might benefit from it.

Other Sonoma County news of note

Sonoma County expands employee ‘Clean Commute’ program to reduce drive-alone rate, CO2 emission