Warnings & Updates

Order of the Health Officer C19-15: Stay Well Sonoma County

Order of the Health Officer C19-15: Stay Well Sonoma County 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

As the County adapts to COVID-19 for the foreseeable future, the latest Health Order allows more businesses and activities to resume – with certain restrictions and mitigation measures in place – including campgrounds, gyms, movie theaters, nail salons, tattoo parlors, hotels, short-term rentals. Social distancing, face coverings, symptom checks, as well as compliance with the State’s sector specific guidance are all required.

Amendment No. 1 to Health Order No. C19-14

Amendment No. 1 to Health Order No. C19-14 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Sonoma County Health Officer today amended the Stay Well Sonoma County Health Order to allow wineries, breweries and similarly defined facilities to reopen without the requirement of providing meals.

Donate or Volunteer

Donate or Volunteer 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Donations and volunteers are a critical part of the County’s response to a disaster.

Press Release: State Releases Guidance for some Counties to Move Stage Three

Press Release: State Releases Guidance for some Counties to Move Stage Three 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

On June 5, 2020, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released guidance for counties with variance, which includes Sonoma County, to go to Stage Three and allow further sectors to operate during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).This new guidance allows variance counties to move to Stage Three as soon as Friday June 12, 2020.

Order of the Health Officer C19-14: Stay Well Sonoma County

Order of the Health Officer C19-14: Stay Well Sonoma County 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Order extending Shelter in Place, allowing more businesses to operate in the County, and requiring mitigation measures such as Social Distancing, Face Coverings, and Hygiene Requirements.

Antibody Testing

Antibody Testing 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

An antibody test looks for antibodies, which show if you’ve had a previous viral infection. The antibody test isn’t checking for the virus itself. Instead, it looks to see whether your immune system — your body’s defense against illness — has responded to the infection. Depending on when someone was infected and the timing of the test, the test may not find antibodies in someone with a current COVID-19 infection.

Order of the Health Officer C19-13: Amended Parks Order to allow Limited Activities

Order of the Health Officer C19-13: Amended Parks Order to allow Limited Activities 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Amended Parks Closure Order to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19, Allowing Limited, Socially Distanced Access to Parks, for Outdoor Recreational Activities.

SoCo COVID-19 Check App

SoCo COVID-19 Check App 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The County of Sonoma Public Health developed the SoCo COVID-19 Check app, which allows businesses to verify that employees do not have Coronavirus symptoms before reporting to work. Learn more about the App or alternative reporting options.

What to Know about Pregnancy and Delivery during COVID-19

What to Know about Pregnancy and Delivery during COVID-19 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information


In this video, Sonoma County Dr. Ember Keighley discusses what has changed with receiving medical care during pregnancy, from prenatal visits to labor and delivery, now with COVID-19 in our lives.

Amendment No. 3 to Health Order No. C19-09

Amendment No. 3 to Health Order No. C19-09 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Sonoma County Health Officer today amended the Public Shelter-in-Place Health Order to expand the list of businesses able to operate in the County as allowed by the State’s approval of the County’s Variance request to accelerate into Stage 2 of the Governor’s reopening plan.