County officials encourage receiving flu shots ASAP

Consistent with trends seen across the Bay Area, influenza activity in Sonoma County is increasing, and unvaccinated individuals are encouraged to get a flu shot as soon as possible.

Although the flu is currently widespread in 46 states throughout the country, the season has been relatively mild in Sonoma County and the rest of the Bay Area. However, that could change... Read More

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Itís time for a look at your self-talk, self-image cycle
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