On March 2, 2020, Sonoma County declared a Local Emergency and a Local Public Health Emergency, and have mobilized staff throughout the County to assist in keeping our community safe from the spread of coronavirus. On March 17, 2020, the Health Officer issued a shelter in place order limiting all but essential business and government operations to mitigate the spread of the disease.
County Health officials are coordinating with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor local coronavirus cases. Officials are also working closely with local schools, health care providers, and other partners to share guidance and tools to keep people safe.
The County maintains official emergency information for the public at SoCoEmergency.org and is working with local jurisdictions to ensure consistent, accurate, messaging for the community. All information is available in both English and Spanish, and in numerous other languages using Google Translate.