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Sonoma County opens COVID-19 boosters broadly to adults to avoid winter surge 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Sonoma County opens COVID-19 boosters broadly to adults to avoid winter surge

Sonoma County is opening-up COVID-19 boosters to all adults 18 years and older, provided they qualify based on the timing of their last dose of the vaccine. Read more

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Sonoma County issues COVID-19 guidance for holiday gatherings, travel 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Sonoma County issues COVID-19 guidance for holiday gatherings, travel

People planning to travel and attend gatherings over the upcoming holidays should take steps now to protect themselves from COVID-19 and ensure they have proper documents required by some destinations,…

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Vaccinations of 5- to 11-year-olds to begin in Sonoma County during week of Nov. 8 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Vaccinations of 5- to 11-year-olds to begin in Sonoma County during week of Nov. 8

With federal and state regulators having now approved the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, Sonoma County is expected to begin vaccinating the roughly 37,000 children in this age range through primary care physicians, local pharmacies or county-sponsored school-based clinics beginning the week of Nov. 8. read more
Sonoma County issues guidance on COVID-19 booster shots, mix-and-match boosters 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Sonoma County issues guidance on COVID-19 booster shots, mix-and-match boosters

Sonoma County residents who received any of the three COVID-19 vaccines are now eligible for a booster shot if they meet new criteria outlined Monday by the county Department of Health Services. Read more read more
Bay Area Health Officers Issue Criteria for Lifting COVID-19 Indoor Masking Requirements 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Bay Area Health Officers Issue Criteria for Lifting COVID-19 Indoor Masking Requirements

As decisions to vaccinate and wear face coverings indoors drive down COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, health officers for the nine Bay Area jurisdictions that require face coverings in most…

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Eighty percent of eligible Sonoma County residents are now at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Eighty percent of eligible Sonoma County residents are now at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19

While COVID hospitalizations continue to increase, four out of five eligible Sonoma County residents are now either fully or partially vaccinated against COVID-19, Sonoma County Department of Health Services leaders reported to the Board of Supervisors today as part of an update on the County’s pandemic response. read more
Sonoma County expands testing options, shifts focus to PCR tests 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Sonoma County expands testing options, shifts focus to PCR tests

In response to growing demand for testing amid the current surge of COVID cases, the Sonoma County Department of Health Services has greatly expanded testing opportunities through private providers while freeing County Health to focus instead on outbreak and surveillance testing.  read more
Press Release: County of Sonoma, Sonoma County Office of Education to host virtual community webinars on the return to school 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Press Release: County of Sonoma, Sonoma County Office of Education to host virtual community webinars on the return to school

County to require proof of vaccination for emergency personnel, encourages employers to do the same 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

County to require proof of vaccination for emergency personnel, encourages employers to do the same

Amid a rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Sonoma County today issued a health order calling for all fire, law enforcement and emergency medical service workers and staff at disaster shelters to show proof of vaccination. If proof of vaccination is not available, workers would be required to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. read more
Sonoma County partners with private providers to expand COVID-19 testing opportunities 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Sonoma County partners with private providers to expand COVID-19 testing opportunities

Due to increasing case rates and testing demand, the Sonoma County Department of Health Services is partnering with four trusted providers – Curative, LHI, Molecular Matrix, and Fox Home Health – to offer expanded COVID-19 testing services for Sonoma County residents. read more