The Disease Control unit of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services, Public Health Division, provides schools with information and resources to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.
New and updated resources on school immunization. The following list includes resources that many staff find helpful when reviewing records:
This program is for Sonoma County schools only. Schools located in other counties should contact their local health department to inquire about similar programs.
BioRidge Pharma has an EpiPen for schools programthat allows qualified schools to obtain up to four free EpiPen Auto-Injectors. NOTE: The County posts the link to this program as a courtesy to schools, however the County is not associated in any way with BioRidge Pharma.
Sonoma County Public Health will provide the prescription you need for the pharmacy of your choice. We are unable to handle your ordering process with BioRidge. Please refer to the BioRidge information on obtaining EpiPens.
To order from BioRidge the school representative will need to:
To order just a prescription from the county the school representative will need to:
Beginning January 1, 2016, exemptions based on personal beliefs, including religious beliefs, will no longer be an option for the vaccines that are currently required for entry into child care or school in California.
Immunization Laws: Exemptions to Immunization Requirements
Source: California Department of Public Health.