New Sonoma County health order prohibits large gatherings through mid-February

Sonoma County's public health officer issued an order that prohibits gatherings of more than 50 people indoors or more than 100 people outdoors. Situations exempt from the health order include schools, outdoor recess, workplace settings, courthouse activities, places of worship, cafeterias, but also shopping malls, stores, restaurants/food facilities and museums.

Santa Rosa opening pop-up tent warming center with cold weather coming

The city of Santa Rosa, in partnership with Catholic Charities, is opening a pop-up tent warming center for people in need, as the forecast calls for overnight temperatures to dip into the 30s Thursday night and as low as the upper 20s Friday and Saturday nights. 

Sonoma County issues booster requirement for certain workers

Workers in the affected industries will be required to get a COVID-19 booster vaccination if they are eligible or test for the virus at least twice weekly if they are unvaccinated or until they have completed their required vaccinations.