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Guidance for enjoying a safe Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

Guidance for enjoying a safe Halloween and Dia de los Muertos 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

En español » Guidance for enjoying a safe Halloween & Dia de los Muertos Higher-risk activities that are not permitted under Sonoma County or state public health orders include: Carnivals, festivals, live audience entertainment, indoor haunted houses, indoor gatherings, events or parties with non-household members. Higher-risk activities that are strongly discouraged to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 include: Door-to-door trick-or-treating. Business-to-business trick-or-treating. Trunk-or-treating where children go from car to car. Examples of Safe alternatives that are permitted and encouraged, within specific guidelines, include: Halloween Visits to seasonal outdoor venues such as pumpkin patches. Online parties. Car parades or drive-in movie nights. Themed meals at outdoor restaurants. Outdoor, drive-through haunted houses. Outdoor gatherings if there are no more than 12 individuals, and no more than 3 households. Dia de los Muertos Preparing traditional family recipes for family and neighbors and delivering them in a way that does not involve contact with others. Playing music in your home that your deceased loved ones enjoyed. Working with members of your household to decorate your home with images and objects to honor your deceased loved ones. Making and decorating crafts or making an altar for the deceased. Setting out pillows and blankets in your…

Press Release: Sonoma County adopts enhanced program to reduce COVID-19 transmission by supporting those most impacted

Press Release: Sonoma County adopts enhanced program to reduce COVID-19 transmission by supporting those most impacted 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today unanimously endorsed a suite of actions to support those most negatively impacted by the spread of coronavirus including those in low-income, essential worker and Latinx communities.

More Personal Care Services Now Allowed to Operate Indoors with Modifications

More Personal Care Services Now Allowed to Operate Indoors with Modifications 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The California Department of Public Health updated their guidelines today, allowing more personal care services to resume indoor operations with modifications.

Press Release: County expands testing opportunities for residents disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

Press Release: County expands testing opportunities for residents disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The County of Sonoma is doubling the number of pop-up test sites available to the public beginning Tuesday, Oct. 20 and is encouraging residents, particularly those disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus, to be tested regardless of whether they have symptoms or have been exposed to someone who is COVID-19 positive.

Press Release: Sonoma County continues increased COVID-19 testing with new community testing site in Windsor

Press Release: Sonoma County continues increased COVID-19 testing with new community testing site in Windsor 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

A new COVID-19 testing site will open in Windsor on Monday October 19, 2020, moving from Petaluma after nearly six months serving the south county area.

County of Sonoma provides guidance for enjoying safe Halloween and Dia de los Muertos activities this year

County of Sonoma provides guidance for enjoying safe Halloween and Dia de los Muertos activities this year 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The COVID-19 virus continues to circulate in communities in Sonoma County causing severe illness, hospitalizations and deaths among our residents. Individuals can spread COVID-19 even without symptoms.

County of Sonoma provides update on review of school waivers for in-person instruction

County of Sonoma provides update on review of school waivers for in-person instruction 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

After careful review of 15 applications, the County of Sonoma Department of Health Services has approved one local school – Presentation School in Sonoma – to move forward with its waiver request to reopen for in-person instruction.

County awards CARES funding to local nonprofits

County awards CARES funding to local nonprofits 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The County of Sonoma has awarded $2.37 million to local nonprofits for Sonoma County residents whose ability to pay rent has been impacted by COVID-19, as well as to low-income landlords who have lost income as a result of COVID-19.

Outdoor Playgrounds Can Reopen with COVID-19 Restrictions

Outdoor Playgrounds Can Reopen with COVID-19 Restrictions 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The California Department of Public Health announced that outdoor playgrounds and other outdoor recreational facilities can reopen with restrictions.

Press Release: La Plaza to lead response to disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on Latinx and indigenous communities in Sonoma County

Press Release: La Plaza to lead response to disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on Latinx and indigenous communities in Sonoma County 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Sonoma County Department of Health Services’ Latinx Health Work Group has selected the nonprofit group On The Move to develop and implement a large-scale outreach and education campaign in response to the adverse and disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 within the local Latinx and indigenous communities.