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

Professional Referrals

Sonora Behavioral Health clinicians are able to provide comprehensive assessment and referral services from a variety of referral sources.

How to Contact Us

Professionals may directly refer a potential patient for admission to any one of our programs by simply contacting our assessment and referral department by phone or fax.

Our professionally staffed assessment and referral department is able to take your call 24/7 and can answer any questions you may have. Our staff will be able to discuss our programs with you so you can determine whether what we offer is the best fit for your patient.  If it is determined that our treatment center is appropriate for your patient, the evaluator will begin the intake process and schedule a face-to-face assessment.

What to Provide for Us

Providers should supply our Assessment and Referral Department the following information:

  • Demographics / Fact Sheet
  • Physician or practitioner note from day of transfer, which must indicate the patient is in need of psychiatric care and has no acute medical need.
  • Current Medication List
  • Labs (please send any labs if they have been completed: chem panel, CBC, UTOX, BAL, HCG, glucose, Depakote/lithium level if indicated, any diagnostic tests if done i.e. CXR, EEG, MRI, etc.)

Our Objective

At Sonora Behavioral Health we value all of our referral sources and understand how much you care about your patients. It is important to us not only to provide the best available care for your patients, but also to regularly communicate with you to provide updates on your patient’s progress.  It is our objective to work hand in hand with you to help your patients get back on track so they can regain hope for a positive future.