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Hearts of Sonoma County Virtual Meeting

Date: November 03, 2021

Time: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Registration Required: No

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Webinar ID: 970 4920 2142

Passcode: 620143

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US: +1 (669) 900-9128


1. Welcome & Announcements

Time: 8:00 AM-8:15 AM

Facilitator: Cathryn Couch, Ceres Community Project and Hearts Leadership Team

Welcome and Mission

Group check-in: What is your favorite Thanksgiving Food?

Review agenda

2. Hearts of Sonoma County Committee Business

Time: 8:15 AM-8:25 AM

Facilitator: Cathryn Couch, Ceres Community Project and Hearts Leadership Team

  • ACTION: Approve October 6, 2021 meeting minutes
  • DATA SHARING UPDATE: Lori Houston, Department of Health Services


  • Margaux Permutt, SRCH: Report out on the Healthy Hearts California webinar: Improving Cardiovascular Disease Management: Addressing Heart Disease through Advancements in Health Information Technology
  • Ariel Thomas-Urlik, Impact Tobacco Team: Petaluma City Council 1st reading of a tobacco retail license

3. Cardiovascular Disease Trends in Sonoma County

(Presentation & Discussion)

Time: 8:25 AM-9:00 AM

Facilitators/Presenters: Lori Houston, DHS and Hearts Leadership Team; Jen Mercado and Lucinda Gardner, Sonoma County Department of Health Services Research & Epidemiology

Objective: DHS Research & Epidemiology will share publicly available sources of data for monitoring cardiovascular health and review trends over the last 10 years for Sonoma County.

4. Expanding Data Collection & Reporting to include Upstream Measures

(Presentation & Discussion)

Time: 9:00 AM-9:25 AM

Facilitators/Presenters: Cathryn Couch, Ceres Community Project and Hearts Leadership Team, and Karissa Moreno, Center for Well Being and Hearts Leadership Team

Objective: We’ve recently identified five priority areas for our work that relate to health equity, moving the work towards upstream and prevention activities, and addressing health-related social needs. Given these focus areas, what additional data might we track and report on to measure our effectiveness?

5. Public Comment

Time: 9:25 AM

6. Recap & Adjourn

Time: 9:30 AM

Next Membership Meeting: December 1, 2021, 8:00-9:30 AM

Times are approximate. Facilitators/presenters are subject to change.

More Information:

Hearts of Sonoma County Program Manager—Cathryn Couch – or (707) 829-5833 ext. 132

Committee for Healthcare Improvement Coordinator – Lori Houston -

Note: Meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to address Hearts of Sonoma County are invited to speak during the Public Comment period. For information on access for persons with disabilities, contact Department of Health Services, 1450 Neotomas Avenue, Suite 201 Santa Rosa, CA 95405, (707) 565-4700 or through the California Relay Service by dialing 711.