Santa Rosa, CA – April 19, 2021 – General Consul of Mexico Remedios Gomez Arnau will be the highlighted guest speaker at the Sonoma County Neighborhood Briefing on Wednesday, April 21, a information briefing that for the first time will be done solely in Spanish with English interpretation readily available. Earlier periods have been performed in English with Spanish translation readily available.
Supervisor James Gore alongside with Board Chair Lynda Hopkins and Sylvia Lemus of the County’s Communications crew will reasonable the briefing, which will be streamed reside on Fb in Spanish and on YouTube in English. In addition to remarks from Mexico’s Counsel Basic dependent in San Francisco, the briefing will contain an update on development similar to COVID-19 vaccines in Sonoma County and the County’s new Emergency Rental Guidance Plan, which starts on April 19, 2021.
Sonoma County wellness officials, in addition to Supervisors Hopkins and Gore, will be out there to solution inquiries. Members of the media are inspired to post queries in advance by emailing [email protected]. The concerns can be submitted in English or Spanish. They also will be invited to talk to issues are living throughout the information convention.
“We required to do one thing distinct for this week’s briefing for our Spanish-speaking viewers, several of whom have been most difficult hit by the wellness and economical impacts of the pandemic,” stated Supervisor Lynda Hopkins, Chair of the Board of Supervisors.
“I consider this delivers a distinctive opportunity for our Spanish-speaking viewers to request their queries in serious-time and obtain a reaction in their indigenous language in actual-time.”
The Emergency Rental Aid Program will supply payment support for tenants who are behind on rent and utilities. ERAP also gives options for landlords to take part and get economical guidance. This system is open to all County people, irrespective of immigration standing, who are renters or landlords necessitating rental assistance. Aid can be made use of to pay out unpaid lease or utilities including electrical power, water, fuel, and Internet providers. Fiscal help for arrears can be from April 2020 to March 2021, up to 12 months. For additional info, such as how to utilize, income eligibility, total record of providers, and application status please stop by SoCoEmergency.org.
Associates of the public may possibly check out the Spanish news meeting on the County of Sonoma Facebook web page: (https://www.fb.com/CountyofSonoma). The live stream in English will be on the County of Sonoma YouTube Web page: (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9BXDQlgknPh6zUgGfr8piA).
Media can entry the virtual information meeting listed here: https://sonomacounty.zoom.us/webinar/sign up/WN_IwGCj07vT6KtrnI9zWqP6A
For current details about COVID-19 in Sonoma County, be sure to visit www.socoemergency.org