The Department of Health Services (DHS) strives to promote the health and wellbeing of all residents in Sonoma County. As outlined in the recent A Portrait of Sonoma County one key recommendation was to reduce smoking in the County. A decrease in smoking would help meet the County's Health Action goals to promote healthier habits for our youth and community.
Overall, DHS provides prevention services and coordinates tobacco control activities with our community partners and allies to create a healthier community. Specifically, DHS:
In Sonoma County,
If you'd like more information, please complete our online Ask the Tobacco Education Coordinator form or contact our office at (707) 565-6680.
The Department of Health Services responds to complaints and provides technical assistance to the community on a wide variety of tobacco control related issues including violations of worksite no-smoking laws and illegal sales of tobacco to minors.
For more information about tobacco control laws, or to report a tobacco related violation, contact us at (707) 565-6680.
August 4, 2015 Workshop: Learn How to Comply with Santa Rosa's Smoke-free Multifamily Housing Ordinance (pdf) posted July 20, 2015
A free informational workshop for property owners and managers of multifamily housing in Santa Rosa.
Tobacco Retailer License (TRL) Ordinance Board of Supervisors' Agenda Item
The discussion of the TRL ordinance by the Board of Supervisors has been postponed from July 2015, and will not be heard by the Board until August or September, 2015. Please check the BOS website for updated information. posted July 20, 2015
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