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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.

Addiction Treatment

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.

Alcohol and Pregnancy

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, and a range of lifelong physical, behavioral and intellectual disabilities. These disabilities are known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs).

B

Birth Control Services

Breastfeeding Support

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

C

Childcare Providers, Resources For

Community Preparedness

Community Violence

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

Contamination, Groundwater (pdf)

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

D

Dental Health in Sonoma County

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

Disaster Planning, Health and Medical

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.

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.

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F

Fish, Safe Consumption of

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

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.

Fluoridation, Water

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

G

Grief and Bereavement Support for Death of Child or Pregnancy Loss

Groundwater Contamination (pdf)

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

H

Hantavirus

Health Alerts, Health Advisories, Health Updates

Health and Medical Disaster Planning

Health Insurance, 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.

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)

HICAP provides Medicare beneficiaries and persons 60 years of age and older with assistance in dealing with Medicare, HMOs, long-term care insurance, and other health insurance issues.

Health Insurance, 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.

Health Insurance, Medi-Cal and CMSP

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

Health Insurance, 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.

Health Alerts, Health Advisories, Health Updates

Health Providers - Reproductive, Resources For

Health Resources for Teens (For Teen Eyes Only)

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

Healthy Holidays | Esta página en Español

Tips for keeping your party guests safe this holiday.

Healthy Homes

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

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.

Heat Emergencies

Steps to take to prevent heat emergencies.

Hepatitis C

HIV/AIDS

Includes information about where to get tested.

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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.

Influenza ("The Flu")

Includes information about where to get a flu shot.

Influenza A H3N2v

Learn more about this emerging flu.

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K

L

Lyme Disease

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)

M

Marijuana Health and Safety Information

Accurate, science-based information that addresses the public health and safety impacts of marijuana in our community, regardless of any current or future political or legal decisions.

Meaningful Use: Public Health Reporting

Medi-Cal and CMSP

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

Methamphetamine

MRSA

N

Norovirus

O

P

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Includes information about where to get a whooping cough vaccination.

Pesticide Regulation: Information for Physicians

Source: California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

Pesticide Use Enforcement

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

Physical Activity Guides: Fitness Fun for Families

Pregnancy and Alcohol

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, and a range of lifelong physical, behavioral and intellectual disabilities. These disabilities are known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs).

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.

Preparedness, Community

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

Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations, Disaster

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.

Provisional License Action Network

Q

Quit Smoking Resources

R

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.

S

Safe Kids Sonoma County

Schools, Resources for

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Includes information about where to get tested.

Shigellosis

Sonoma County Safe Routes to Schools

Smoking Resources, Quit

Suicide Prevention

English | Spanish

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

State and Local Smoking Regulations

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Teens, Health Resources for

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

Tuberculosis (TB)

Offers a number of services to assist both patients and health providers.

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V

Vaccinations, see Immunizations in Sonoma County

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

W

Water Fluoridation

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

Water Quality and Private Wells

West Nile Virus

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.

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Y

Z

Zika Virus

Health Happens Here

Source: The California Endowment.

Health Topics Listed by Category

Topics listed by category

Información en Español

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

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