AT A GLANCE: Providing the key information to help you navigate the novel coronavirus pandemic in Sonoma County – Updated 4/28/21. Click on SOURCE for more information about each category.

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Health & Emergencies

Vaccine Rollout

The Department of Health is coordinating with primary care providers on plans for expanding immunizations, your health center will contact you about scheduling when the vaccine is available for you. Click the link for more information.


COVID-19 Testing Sites

Food Banks

Click the link for a list of Sonoma County food banks. Additional food pantries listed on 2-1-1 Sonoma County website.


Social Services

Human Services Department office lobbies reopened with restricted access and hours. Face coverings and social distancing required. Click the link to find information about specific departments and support.


Shelter-In-Place Order


Schools may reopen fully for in-person instruction. School districts must submit COVID-19 safety plans to the health department for approval. For more information on the status of a specific school or district, please contact the school/district directly.

California Department of Public Health’s updated guidance available here.



Curbside pickup available at all Sonoma County Library locations. The Roseland Regional Library is closed and service will resume service at the new location, 470 Sebastopol Road, starting June 2021.


Movie Theaters

Max 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer. Capacity may increase to 37.5% if all guests show proof of negative test or full vaccination.



Can open indoors at 25% capacity. Capacity may increase to 37.5% if all guests show proof of negative test or full vaccination.


Personal Services

Hair salons and barbershops may open indoors with modifications. Nail salons, body waxing studios, massage studios, skin care services, estheticians, electrologists, tattoo parlors and piercing shops may open indoors with modifications.

Sonoma County is following state guidelines. Click link and navigate to “What’s Open” for more.



Indoor dining allowed at max 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer. Wineries, distilleries and breweries that do not serve food may open indoors at 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer. Capacity may increase if all guests show proof of negative test or full vaccination. Bars that do not serve food can open outdoors.



Limited access to some facilities. Social distancing and face coverings required. Campgrounds open by reservation. Check the link to see parks status list.


Religious Services

As of April 13, paces of worship are allowed to hold cultural, religious and worship services indoors and outdoors at full capacity. State officials suggest capping services and events at 50 percent capacity.


Public Transportation

Sonoma County Transit operational for essential travel only, such as trips for necessary supplies, healthcare, or to aid family or friends. Face masks and social distancing required. Check the link for daily route changes.

Passengers going to COVID vaccine appointments can ride free on local transit by showing documentation that indicates the day and location of your appointment.


Government Services


Limited access to courtrooms and clerk’s offices. Click link for information on small claims matters, bail schedules and jury trials.


City Buildings

County departments offering limited services. Click link for list of departments. Board meetings held virtually.



For tenants who cannot pay rent due to COVID-19, evictions banned in Sonoma County until 60 days after public health emergency is lifted.

Statewide eviction ban in effect through Jun. 30 for qualifying residential tenants who could not pay rent due to COVID-19 related hardship. Tenant must sign a declaration of COVID-19 hardship and by June 30 pay 25% of the rent due between Sep. 1, 2020 through Jun. 30, 2021. View tenant protection guidelines here.

People can call a local agency for rental assistance. Click here for more information.



New appointments for behind-the-wheel tests will be available once all previously postponed tests have been rescheduled.

DMV offices open for customers with other needs but online visits encouraged. Visit for information on online services. Face coverings and social distancing required for in-person visits.