Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus.
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital to keep our patients/clients/guests, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, visitation is no longer allowed at Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication, including telehealth, are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • Screening protocols have been enhanced.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

About Sonora Behavioral Health

Established in 1994, Sonora Behavioral Health is a 140-bed acute inpatient psychiatric hospital that caters to individuals who are working towards recovering from behavioral health conditions and chemical dependency issues. With services available for children, adolescents, and adults, Sonora has expanded its size and the scope of programs available to meet the needs of those in Pima County and Southern Arizona.

Offering mental health and chemical dependency intensive outpatient services, as well as a partial hospitalization program, Sonora Behavioral Health is constantly on the verge of developing new services that address current mental health and substance use trends. In doing this, Sonora has been recognized by Optum as a Platinum inpatient provider of behavioral health services as part of the Achievements in Clinical Excellence facility measurement.

I want to thank the tremendous IOP staff for helping me reclaim my life. The therapists taught me how to manage my addiction and I will be forever in their debt. Thanks for literally saving my life.

– Former Patient