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Sonoma Valley Coronavirus Information

updated 5/20

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-8255

North Bay Suicide Prevention Hotline of Sonoma County: 855-587-6373

Sonoma County 24-Hour Crisis Stabilization Unit:  (707)-576-8181

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 800-950-6264   Sonoma County NAMI: 866-960-6264

Mental Health Resources available at socoemergency.org and norcalpublicmedia.org

National Disaster Distress Helpline (English and Spanish): 800-985-5990  TTY (for hard of hearing): 800-846-8517

Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746  Espanol: "Hablanos" al 66746

 

Food

Food distribution sites are up and running you are encouraged to take advantage of these resources and to preserve personal income for other essentials like rent and utilities. Please visit https://getfood.refb.org  click “get food” at the top of the page you will be able to see where resources are available near you. We want EVERYONE to feel comfortable receiving food support.  

The City of Sonoma has a calendar with Sonoma Valley daily food distribution sites: https://www.sonomacity.org/meetings/?filter_categories[]=68

 

Seniors 65+ can call or sign up online to get groceries, pet food and pharmacy products delivered: https://vintagehouse.org/vintage-house-delivers/

 

Local restaurants and businesses are offering delivery and take-out of food and essential services. Things change fast, so be sure to call ahead to verify: https://www.sonomatogo.com

Pet Food:

if you need pet food please reach out to Pets Lifeline at https://www.petslifeline.org or call 707.996.4577  you can arrange pet food pick up at the gate or they will be distributing pet food on Tuesdays and Fridays at the Vintage House 11am - 1pm.

You can also reach out to F.I.S.H. at https://www.friendsinsonomahelping.org or cal 707-996-0111 to request pet food.

 

Financial

F.I.S.H.  https://www.friendsinsonomahelping.org is providing rental assistance and is an excellent place to get resources if you are in need of support.

Small business help: http://sonomaedb.org/Business-Assistance/Business-Assistance-Coronavirus/

The Chamber of Commerce will begin to support local businesses whose employees might need extra financial help. There will be a link soon on https://www.sonomacity.org  to the Chamber directly- the goal will be to get some extra resources into the hands of low wage earners like child care workers who are likely to fall through the cracks financially.

Employment Development Department information on unemployment due to Coronavirus:     https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm

Questions about County of Sonoma's Covid-19 Eviction Defense Ordinance? Contact Legal Aid of Sonoma County at 707-542-1290 or California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. at 707-528-9941.

Virtual Support

Vintage House offers support on how to use Zoom or Instacart:  https://vintagehouse.org/covid-19/

 

More on how to use Zoom:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMUxzrgZvZQ

More on how to use Instacart: https://youtu.be/f_Zb3pNaJDg

Give Help and/or Volunteer

The Ecology Center has set up a page just for the Sonoma Valley to coordinate volunteers, it is easy to use and people can  sign up now.  https://sonomavalleyvolunteers.org   You will see the different organizations that need help and will be able to sign up for a time slot accordingly.

The City of Sonoma has a page for donations to be collected for food security in the Valley,  https://www.sonomacity.org/food-security  This page will feature four organizations in need of financial support. This is a centralized way to give and the goal is to streamline efforts.

Volunteer to shop for a senior or donate money to the Vintage House Delivers program for seniors 65+: https://vintagehouse.org/vintage-house-delivers/

 

Donate pet food or make a financial contribution to Pets Lifeline and/or F.I.S.H. so they can support families with pets.

 

Resources and Coronavirus Information

City of Sonoma has many resources here:  https://www.sonomacity.org/coronavirus-resources/

County of Sonoma: https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/

To see the most recent Health Orders and Guidance for Sonoma County visit https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/health-orders/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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