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Status update COVID-19 – November 11, 2021

Covid status update

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The number of cases has risen slightly this week in Sonoma County. The province this week reported a number of cases of: 10.9 new daily cases per 100,000 (slightly up from 10.2) – the number of cases among the unvaccinated is 22.2 per 100,000, compared to 5.7 for vaccinated residents. The province reported test positivity rate of 2.8 percent (slightly higher than 2.4), and stock statistic 3.0 percent positivity (from 2.6) and from Tuesday, 23 COVID patients were in hospitals in Sonoma County. This included 7 COVID patients in ICU beds. The unvaccinated account for most COVID patients in local hospitals. See the updated county statistics and trends page for the most current data.

Below is more information about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children, including clinics at local schools, new guidelines for county vacation travel and gatherings, and this week’s COVID-19 vaccine and testing clinics.


Sonoma County Issues COVID-19 Guidelines for Vacation Meetings and Travel

People who plan to travel and attend gatherings during the holidays are advised to ensure they have the correct documents required by some destinations, airlines and events to prove their vaccination or testing status in the County COVID-19 guidelines released last week. In addition, County Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase people who have not been vaccinated to get vaccinated before the holidays to prevent another wave in cases like we experienced last year. Read the full press release in English and Spanish for complete information.


Vaccine Updates and Clinics

As of this week, 73 percent of the county’s population aged 5 and over have now been fully vaccinated, while 79.6 percent have received at least one dose. Vaccination appointments are now available for: anyone of 5 years or older who wants An at one of the many clinics, pharmacies or health centers in the province. County officials acknowledge that Pfizer’s pediatric vaccine supply is less abundant than the vaccine for those 12 years and older, but will increase in the coming weeks. To find an appointment that works for you and a list of local clinics on the Sonoma Valley Health Partner website, visit MyTurn.ca.gov.

COVID-19 vaccine available for children aged 5-11

Now that federal and state regulators have approved the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, Sonoma County began vaccinating approximately 37,000 children in this age range through primary care physicians, local pharmacies or county-sponsored school clinics. week.

Parents who have health care coverage are encouraged to contact their pediatrician, local pharmacy, or the state’s MyTurn website to find a vaccination appointment. The county is working with the Sonoma County Office of Education to establish clinics designed for people who do not have easy or affordable access to health care providers. The following school site clinics are designed for Sonoma Valley students and their families. More clinics may be added, visit the Sonoma County Office of Education website for a full list:

  • Dunbar Elementary School, 11700 Dunbar Road, Glen Ellen on Friday, November 12 and December 3 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Sassarini Elementary School, 625 5th Street West, on Monday, November 15 and December 6, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Altimira Middle School, 17805 Arnold Dr, Tuesday November 16 and December 7 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Flowery Elementary, 17600 Sonoma Highway, Thursday November 18 and December 8 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Adele Harrison Middle School, 1150 Broadway, Friday, November 19 and December 9 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • El Verano Elementary School, 18606 Riverside Dr, on Monday, December 13 and January 3 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Vaccine Clinics for 12+ in Sonoma Valley:

  • Saturday, noon – 3:00 p.m. Sonoma Valley Community Health Center, 19270 Sonoma Hwy, Sonoma CA 95476. Walk-in welcome. For inquiries call (707) 939-6070
  • Wednesdays, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM at Sonoma Valley Community Health Center, 19270 Sonoma Hwy, Sonoma CA 95476. Walk-in welcome. For inquiries call (707) 939-6070
  • Thursdays, 4 – 7 PM at La Luz Center, 17560 Greger St., Sonoma CA 95476. Walk-in welcome. For inquiries call (707) 939-6070

Test options

Find test sites and schedule an appointment on the county testing page or call the hotline at 707-565-4667. The hotline is available to help residents navigate their many testing options in Spanish and English.

Pop-up testing in Sonoma Valley:

  • Sundays, 8am – 2pm at the Boyes Hot Springs Park and Ride on Hwy.12 & Thompson Ave., Boyes Hot Springs. To make an appointment: Visit the Curative website or call (888) 702-9042.
  • Tuesday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Fiesta Plaza 18615 Sonoma Hwy., Sonoma. To make an appointment: Visit the Curative website or call (888) 702-9042.

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