Resident Resources for COVID-19

Vaccine Information

Individuals who are eligible to be vaccinated should first contact their health-care provider or primary care physician for information on how they can receive a vaccine or to make an appointment. See SoCoEmergency for additional details.

COVID-19 Testing

Free and confidential COVID-19 testing

Curative (See update on recent data at SoCoEmergency)

  • Make an appointment: online at curative.com or call (707) 565-4667
  • Where: Burton Recreation Center 7421 Burton Ave 
  • When: Fridays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • ID and health insurance are NOT required, bring them if you have them.
  • Curative advises arriving early for limited non-scheduled (walk-up) appointments.
  • You must have COVID-19 symptoms or exposure to receive free testing with Curative.

Rohnert Park Health Center 

  • Make an appointment: call (707) 559-7600 
  • Where: Rohnert Park Health Center - 5900 State Farm Dr.
  • When: Tests are offered five days a week (Monday-Friday) in the back parking lot of the building. 
  • Tests are by appointment only; No walk-up services.

OptumServe

  1. Santa Rosa - Jockey Club at Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1450 Bennett Valley Road
  2. Petaluma - Petaluma Fairgrounds, 401 Payran Street, Gate 2 Herzog Hall
  3. Windsor - Bluebird Community Center, 25 Bluebird Drive 
  • When: Times update regularly, contact their website https://lhi.care/covidtesting
  • Health insurance is NOT required, bring them if you have them.
  • No out-of-pocket costs for testing.

Other Testing Sites

  • Make an appointment: Call (707) 565-4667
  • Where/When: Countywide locations and times update regularly, visit www.socoemergency.org/test
  • No ID required and non-scheduled (walk-up) appointments allowed.

Countywide neighborhood testing locations and times are updated regularly and comprehensive information is available at https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/testing-and-tracing/

If positive, financial assistance for missing work, as well as quarantine and isolation support available. See SoCoEmergency for additional details.

2-1-1 Sonoma County

Information and referral service program run through Sonoma County. Find information about Grocery and Meal Services, Legal Services, Mental and Emotional Health Support, and more. 

Website: www.211sonoma.org
Call: dial 2-1-1 or 800-325-9604.
Text: send your zipcode to 898211 to talk/text with a call taker 24/7.
Text "COVID19" to 211211 for Coronavirus information.

SoCo Emergency

https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/?v=1
Information and links to resources throughout Sonoma County.

Emotional Support

Rohnert Park Senior Center is offering wellness phone checks to any senior who would like to be called during the shelter-in-place order. Contact Cindy Bagley, (707) 588-3452 or cbagley@rpcity.org

Sonoma County Warm Line, (707) 565-2652
SoCoEmergency
Seven days a week 10:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m.
Free and private support if you or someone you know is experiencing emotional stress and anxiety during COVID-19.

National Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990
Text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
TTY at 1-800846-8517

Support and Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence 
To speak to an advocate call 707-546-1234
To report domestic violence call 707- 528-5222

Food & Meals

Redwood Empire Food Bank
https://getfood.refb.org/

Council on Aging, (707) 525-0143
https://www.councilonaging.com
Weekly distributions on Wednesdays at Senior Center from 9:30 -11:30. For qualified applicants, home meal delivery available.

NOAH, Neighbors Organized Against Hunger
https://www.noahfoodpantry.org/
Distribution every Wednesday. 

Food Assistance and Meal Services during COVID-19
See SoCoEmergency for additional details.

Housing and Rent Support

Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Program Flyer PDF (English) PDF (Spanish)

The program will provide payment assistance for tenants who are behind on rent and utilities. ERAP additionally provides options for landlords to participate and receive financial assistance. This program is open to all County residents, regardless of immigration status, who are renters or landlords requiring rental assistance. 

SoCoEmergency
CARES Rental Assistance for low-income renters and landlords is available through Petaluma People Services Center (PPSC).

Homeless Prevention services through Catholic Charities offers financial assistance to those demonstrating hardship/loss of income due to COVID-19.

Season of Sharing
SoCoEmergency
Temporary financial assistance with housing costs and critical needs.

Tenant Protections / Evictions

Legal Aid of Sonoma County

SoCoEmergency
Resources available in English and Spanish to inform tenants and landlords about the new eviction protection law

Utilities - Water and Sewer

Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Program Flyer PDF (English) PDF (Spanish)

The program will provide payment assistance for tenants who are behind on rent and utilities. ERAP additionally provides options for landlords to participate and receive financial assistance. This program is open to all County residents, regardless of immigration status, who are renters or landlords requiring rental assistance. 

Additional information about paying water and sewer bills is available here.

Solid Waste - Trash, Recycling, and Organics (Compost)

Recology Sonoma Marin, (800) 243-0291
www.recology.com
Households in Rohnert Park may be eligible for a 15% discount on their Recology bill. Participation in the Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) CARE program automatically qualifies you for the Recology Cares program.

Salvation Army

SoCoEmergency
Assistance to pay water, electric, and other utility bills.

PG&E

Energy Saving Resources and Financial Assistance Programs

  • Separate from CARE, income-qualified households with three or more persons can apply for the FERA at pge.com/FERA for an 18% discount on their electric bill.
  • Relief for Energy Assistance through Community Help (REACH) provides income- qualified customers with financial assistance during times of hardship. Customers impacted by COVID-19 will be provided with up to an additional $100 in bill payment assistance through April 16, 2021. The program is funded by PG&E through tax-deductible contributions from customers and employees. To donate, click here.
  • The federally-funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides financial assistance to help offset eligible household energy costs, including heating, cooling and home weatherization expenses. To learn more, dial 211 or (866) 675-6623 for LIHEAP income guidelines and a list of participating agencies.
  • Convenient ways to pay that can help better manage energy costs. Start by logging onto your PG&E online account to monitor energy use and check or compare your rate plan. Explore programs, like Budget Billing to help avoid or manage unanticipated high bills.

Additional Financial Assistance

CURA, COVID-19 Urgent Response & Aid
https://www.laplazancc.org/en/cura-project
Community project delivering supportive services, healthcare navigation and emergency financial assistance to Latinx and Indigenous residents of Sonoma County most affected by Covid-19

California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA)
https://www.crla.org/
Assistance for low-income Californians during COVID-19: Many low-wage California workers may be entitled to some time off for COVID-19 related absences and some form of wage replacement. See A Guide to COVID-19 Replacement Income and Job-Protected Leave Programs for Californian Workers.

Immigrant Resources
SoCoEmergency
Resources are available to assist the immigrant community living in Sonoma County.

Emergency Financial Assistance
See SoCoEmergency for additional details.

Sick Leave
Almost everyone has a right to some paid sick leave.  See SoCoEmergency for additional details.

Internet Bill / Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB)
A new program from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Learn more at the FCC website.

Health Orders & Guidance

https://socoemergency.org/emergency/novel-coronavirus/health-orders/
History of local Health Orders and amendments.