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Diseases and Conditions

Hantavirus

Hepatitis C

HIV/AIDS

Includes information about where to get tested.

Influenza ("The Flu")

Includes information about where to get a flu shot.

Influenza A H3N2v

Learn more about this emerging flu.

Lyme Disease

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)

MRSA

Norovirus

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Includes information about where to get a whooping cough vaccination.

Rabies

Rabies is a rare, but very serious disease, and is almost always fatal to humans and domestic animals if not treated before symptoms appear.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Includes information about where to get tested.

Shigellosis

Tuberculosis (TB)

West Nile Virus


Emergency and Disaster Planning

Community Preparedness

Drought in Sonoma County

Several consecutive dry years on top of the driest year on record in 2013 have culminated into drought conditions in the region.

Health and Medical Disaster Planning


Environmental

Drought in Sonoma County

Several consecutive dry years on top of the driest year on record in 2013 have culminated into drought conditions in the region.

Groundwater Contamination (pdf)

Information for persons who have received a letter regarding contaminated well water.

Healthy Homes

Environmental Health receives numerous inquiries from the public regarding non-healthy home issues (substandard housing conditions) in residential living units.

Pesticide Use Enforcement

In Sonoma County, pesticide enforcement, regulation, permitting and illness investigation are under the jurisdiction of the Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner.

Water Fluoridation

Information about the benefits of water fluoridation. Includes a fact sheet and answers to frequently asked questions.

Water Quality and Private Wells

Winter Weather Health Tips

The Public Health Division urges people to take steps to protect themselves, and to check to be sure their families, friends, clients and neighbors stay safe and warm this winter.


Family Health, Wellness and Prevention

Birth Control Services

Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding information and resources from the Maternal, Child, Adolescent Health program.

Community Preparedness

This Pocket Guide to Emergency Preparedness can help you in the event of a major emergency.

Community Violence

The Sonoma County Department of Health Services supports the county's response to community violence.

Dental Health in Sonoma County

A healthy mouth, teeth and gums - is absolutely essential to overall health.

Disaster Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations

Includes disaster planning tools for use by agencies that provide care to vulnerable persons, such as the medically frail or persons with physical, mental, developmental disabilities. These materials can be used in whole or in part to enhance the disaster planning efforts agencies engage in with their clients.

Grief and Bereavement Support for Death of Child or Pregnancy Loss

Health and Medical Disaster Planning

Health Resources for Teens (For Teen Eyes Only)

Complied by Sonoma County Teen Health Advocacy Committee (THAC).

Healthy Holidays | En Español

Tips for keeping your party guests safe this holiday.

Heat Emergencies

Steps to take to prevent heat emergencies.

Immunizations in Sonoma County

Includes information about immunizations for children and adults, immunizations for international travel, and where to get immunizations.

Physical Activity Guides: Fitness Fun for Families

Prenatal and Maternity Care

Even before your baby is born, there are many things you can do to give your baby the best possible start.

Provisional License Action Network

Safe Consumption of Fish

Guidance and health advice for people catching and eating sport fish in Sonoma County.

Safe Kids Sonoma County

South Santa Rosa Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Resource Guide: English | Spanish (pdf)

Sonoma County Safe Routes to Schools

Suicide Prevention

Water Fluoridation

Information about the benefits of water fluoridation. Includes a fact sheet and answers to frequently asked questions.

Winter Weather Health Tips

The Public Health Division urges people to take steps to protect themselves, and to check to be sure their families, friends, clients and neighbors stay safe and warm this winter.


Health Insurance

Not sure which program is right for you? Call (800) 427-8982 for more information.

Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM)

The AIM program offers affordable prenatal and maternity insurance for middle-income pregnant women, and health insurance for their babies.

The Affordable Care Act

These pages are provided as a resource for individuals, families, businesses, and others as they learn about the Affordable Care Act and Health Care Reform, and its implications for Sonoma County residents.

Dental Discount Program

Sonoma County has joined with NACo, the National Association of Counties in partnership with Careington International Corporation to bring the NACo dental discount program to our community.

Family PACT

Do you want to prevent a pregnancy? Do you want to plan a pregnancy? If your answer is "yes" to either of these questions, the Family PACT program may be for you.

Healthy Kids Sonoma County

Healthy Kids Sonoma County is a locally developed program that provides immediate access to health care and comprehensive health insurance for children of low-income families. Call (800) 427-8982 to find health care coverage for your child.

Medi-Cal and CMSP

The Sonoma County Human Services Department helps low-income families, individuals and children find health insurance coverage.

Medi-Cal for Pregnant Women

Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid health care program, and can help eligible women pay for the prenatal and maternity care they need.

Prescription Drug Discount Program

Sonoma County has joined with NACo, the National Association of Counties to bring the NACo prescription drug discount program to our community.


Information for Specific Groups

For Health Providers: Health Alerts, Health Advisories, Health Updates

Health Resources for Teens (For Teen Eyes Only)

Resources for Childcare Providers

Resources for Reproductive Health Providers

Resources for Schools


For Healthcare Providers

Disease Reporting

Immunizations in Sonoma County

Includes information about immunizations for children and adults, immunizations for international travel, and where to get immunizations.

Infection Control Measures

The Disease Control Unit of the Public Health Division provides guidance for infection control measures that health providers can take to reduce the spread of communicable diseases.

Meaningful Use: Public Health Reporting

Pesticide Regulation: Information for Physicians

Source: California Department of Pesticide Regulation.


Substance Abuse and Prevention

Addiction Treatment

Methamphetamine

Quit Smoking Resources

Tobacco in the Community

Alphabetical List of Health Topics

A - Z Index

Información en Español

Temas de salud de la A-Z
Fuente: Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades.

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