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Press Release: Household Hazardous Waste and Debris Removal after the 2020 Glass Fire

Press Release: Household Hazardous Waste and Debris Removal after the 2020 Glass Fire 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Sonoma County is preparing to support Glass Fire survivors in clearing their properties so that rebuilding can begin. The process of clearing properties consists of two phases.

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.

Press Release: Re-entry Materials, Supplies Available for Residents Returning to Burned Areas

Press Release: Re-entry Materials, Supplies Available for Residents Returning to Burned Areas 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Residents returning to areas burned in the Glass Fire are asked to visit supply and support stations (also called commodity points of distribution or CPODs) operated by the County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa to receive critical safety information and equipment.

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.

Press Release: County and City to Open Local Assistance Center in Santa Rosa

Press Release: County and City to Open Local Assistance Center in Santa Rosa 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Residents affected by the Glass Fire will be able to access recovery services and resources at a Local Assistance Center (LAC) beginning on Monday, October. 5, 2020.

Heat Advisory for Sonoma County

Heat Advisory for Sonoma County 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The National Weather Service is predicting another period of high heat on Thursday, October 1st and Friday, October 2nd. Afternoon temperatures are expected to reach above 95 degrees both days.

Press Release: Guidance on entering burned areas after the Glass Fire

Press Release: Guidance on entering burned areas after the Glass Fire 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa want to remind evacuees that while they are understandably eager to get back to their homes and properties, the Glass Fire is still active, and the public must remain out of evacuation order zones until the orders are downgraded to warnings or lifted.

Air Quality Health Advisory

Air Quality Health Advisory 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Health officials urge Sonoma County residents to limit outdoor activity due to the poor air quality caused by wildfires burning in Sonoma County and throughout Northern California.

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.