CHWs in Sonoma County

Promoting Health and Wellness

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CHW are perfect for implementing upstream interventions that prevent  many public health  issues. We share information in a culturally sensitive manner in a language that is familiar to each  individual participant, family, neighborhood and community 

Community Organizing

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CHW are ideally trusted members of the communities they serve, are culturally and linguistically competent, making them experts at bringing communities together to address disparities in the social determinants of health.

Chronic Disease Self Management

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People who have experienced chronic conditions like diabetes , heart disease, Asthma, cancer,  HIV or any other chronic illness  can be  amazing CHWs. With specific training personal experience is an invaluable asset when connecting with and supporting  others as we explore ways to remain healthy and maximize ways to live a  full  and satisfying life  no matter what our underlying condition.   

Mental Health Support

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Peer Support Specialists are people with lived experience of mental health issues trained to use their lived experience to help others explore what their journey to mental health recovery will be.

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Pregnancy Birth and Breast Feeding

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A well matched CHW can support families through pregnancy and delivery  (Doula), parenting, child development, education; the impact of life events on families, marriage divorce, addition or loss of family members, illness, immigration and much more. 

 Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Toll Free Line (800) 427-8982 For help with access to health insurance and services for women, teens and children. 


Praise for CHWs

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Testimonials from and about CHWs working in many different jobs in Sonoma County

CHWs in Sonoma County

Parenting

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Parenting Support


Family Support

Senior Support

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Sonoma County is rich in senior support resources. Community Health Workers are important members of the team. To learn more click on the picture above or the button below


Senior Resources

Meals on Wheels

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Petaluma and Pengrove

 Meals-on-Wheels, provides a continuous lifeline of nutritious food with real human connection to homebound elders in Petaluma and Penngrove. We help elders live with dignity in the comfort of their own homes and chosen communities. Our staff and volunteers have deep respect for the people we serve. 






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Advanced Care Directives

Advance Care Planning (ACP) encourages patients and families to talk about and document their care p

http://mycaremyplansonoma.org/


Advance Care Planning (ACP) encourages you to talk with your family and care providers and document your care preferences, in advance of a physical or mental health crisis, to ensure that the care that you receive is aligned with your goals, values, and priorities. Resources are available for you and your family to help you have the conversation and document your wishes in writing.



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Physical Activity

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Finley Community Center (SR) 

Lucchessi Community Center ( P)

Petaluma Health Center

Center for Wellbeing

YMCA

FAQs

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Who are community health workers?



CHW Resources

Job Postings

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Are you looking for a job as a community health worker or  are you and employer looking to hire community health workers?



Find Job Postings

Professional Development

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Professional Development trainings, webinars and conferences for and about Community Health Workers of all job descriptions and areas of expertise



Opportunities

Events

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Learn about upcoming events focused on the work of community health workers of all job descriptions.  Find opportunities to network find out who we are and how to  advocate  for and and support CHWs in Sonoma County .


Calendar

Media

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Videos 

Books

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Books


Books

Funding

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Funding

Public Health

Hands Only CPR

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Hands Only CPR - 2 Steps to save a life

  • Call 911
  • Push hard and fast over the 


Petaluma Police Department

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Contact Us

EMERGENCY: 911

EMERGENCY cell phone calls: 707.762.2727

Non-Emergency: 707.778.4372

Fax: 707.656.4059


Ken Savano, Chief of Police 

969 Petaluma Blvd. North

Petaluma, CA 94952969 Petaluma Blvd N
Petaluma, CA 94952


http://cityofpetaluma.net/police/index.html


Public Health

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Public Health Information Line (707) 565-447

Beach Status (707) 565-6552

Disease Reporting (707) 565-4567


https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Health-Services/7


Petaluma Fire Department

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Are your customers raving about you on social media? Share their great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones.

Share the big news

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Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.

Display their FAQs

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Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.

CHW Associations and Networks USA

California

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Adelante Promotores


California Association of Community Health Workers CACHW


Community Health Worker Initiative of Sonoma County CHWISC


Health Initiative of the Americas


San Diego County Promotores Coalition SDCPC


Vision Y Compromiso

Washington

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Are your customers raving about you on social media? Share their great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones.

Promote current deals

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Running a holiday sale or weekly special? Definitely promote it here to get customers excited about getting a sweet deal.

Share the big news

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Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.

Display their FAQs

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Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.