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Urgency Ordinance Authorizing Enforcement of COVID-19 Health Orders

Urgency Ordinance Authorizing Enforcement of COVID-19 Health Orders 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors have adopted an ordinance to help slow the surge in new COVID-19 cases and get the county back on track to reopening in a safe manner. This order allows for civil penalties that give enforcement agents additional tools to address those violations of health orders that create serious risk of spreading the virus.

Update: COVID-19 NCS and ACS Partnerships

Update: COVID-19 NCS and ACS Partnerships 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Sonoma County is working with new partners to provide a non-congregate site (NCS) for unsheltered individuals at high-risk of serious complications if they contracted COVID-19, and an alternate care site (ACS) for individuals diagnosed with mild or moderate coronavirus and those awaiting test results and who have no place to isolate or quarantine safely and expand sheltering capacity as the number of cases in the County continue to rise.

Press Release: County expands antibody testing to include school personnel

Press Release: County expands antibody testing to include school personnel 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Beginning today, antibody testing will be available for Sonoma County residents who are employed in school settings currently or were employed during the 2019-20 academic year.

Order of the Health Officer C19-16-I: Updated Isolation Order

Order of the Health Officer C19-16-I: Updated Isolation Order 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

This Order supersedes the May 18,  2020 Order of the County of Sonoma Health Officer C19-12-I and shall become effective beginning at 12:01 a.m. on July 23, 2020, until rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Health Officer.

State Health Order – July 13

State Health Order – July 13 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

On July 13, 2020, the state of California issued new guidance for several counties in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 statewide. The restrictions are effective immediately and will remain in place until the state takes further action.

Press Release: State places restrictions on some businesses due to rising Sonoma County coronavirus cases

Press Release: State places restrictions on some businesses due to rising Sonoma County coronavirus cases 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The state Department of Public Health has ordered new restrictions on bars, restaurants and other indoor business operations in Sonoma County as part of statewide actions to slow the increased spread of the coronavirus. The restrictions will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 13 and will remain in place until the state takes further action, which will be no earlier than Aug. 2.

Press Release: State places Sonoma County on monitoring list in response to rising coronavirus cases

Press Release: State places Sonoma County on monitoring list in response to rising coronavirus cases 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The state Department of Public Health notified the County of Sonoma today that if the region’s coronavirus data do not improve over the next 72 hours, the County will be subject to new restrictions as part of statewide actions designed to slow the spread of coronavirus. These restrictions would start as soon as Monday, July 13, 2020 and would be in place until the state takes further action, which would be no earlier than July 22, 2020.

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.