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

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

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.

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

Sonoma County issues guidance on COVID-19 booster shots, mix-and-match boosters 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

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.

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

Bay Area Health Officers Issue Criteria for Lifting COVID-19 Indoor Masking Requirements 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

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 indoor public spaces today reached consensus on criteria to lift those health orders. Read more

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

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

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.

Sonoma County expands testing options, shifts focus to PCR tests

Sonoma County expands testing options, shifts focus to PCR tests 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

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. 

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Sonoma County partners with private providers to expand COVID-19 testing opportunities 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

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.

Press Release: Bay Area Health Officials Urge Immediate Vaccination and Issue Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Press Release: Bay Area Health Officials Urge Immediate Vaccination and Issue Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley Recommend Masking Indoors for Everyone as a Precaution Against Increased Circulation of COVID-19

Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley Recommend Masking Indoors for Everyone as a Precaution Against Increased Circulation of COVID-19 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

With cases of COVID-19 rising locally and increased circulation of the highly transmissible Delta variant, the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley recommend that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks indoors in public places to ensure easy verification that all unvaccinated people are masked in those settings and as an extra precautionary measure for all.