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County of Solano
Matthew Davis, MA, MPA
Sr. Management Analyst and Public Communications Officer 
675 Texas St., Suite 6500
Fairfield, CA 94533
E-mail:
MADavis@SolanoCounty.com
Phone: (707) 784-6111
Fax: (707) 784-7975
 
CalFresh recipients may request for replacement benefits for food lost due to power outage
October 11, 2019  SOLANO COUNTY – CalFresh recipients in Solano County may be eligible for replacement benefits for food spoiled due to the recent power outages if the food was purchased using CalFresh benefits in October 2019. To qualify for a replacement, recipients must make the request by submitting a food replacement form within ten days after experiencing the food loss.
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County names D’Agustino as the Public Defender
News ImageSeptember 24, 2019  SOLANO COUNTY – The Solano County Board of Supervisors, by a unanimous vote, has appointed Elena D'Agustino as the new Public Defender for Solano County. Ms. D’Agustino has been serving as the Interim Public Defender since February 2019 as was selected following an extensive recruitment.
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County recognized for excellence in financial reporting
September 23, 2019  SOLANO COUNTY – For the seventeenth consecutive year in a row, the Solano County Auditor-Controller's Office has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) ending June 30, 2018.
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County upgrades to new WIC card to support families in purchasing healthy food
September 10, 2019  SOLANO COUNTY – A new benefits card for families in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is now available for participants. The new card, which looks like a debit card, is more convenient and easier to use, ensuring that qualifying women who are pregnant or recently had a baby and their children have better access to the healthy foods provided by WIC. Solano County was selected as one of two pilot counties in the Bay Area issuing the new WIC Cards to all beneficiaries. Cards will start to become available across the rest of the state throughout the year.
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County public health officials warn of vaping-associated lung illnesses among people using e-cigarettes
September 9, 2019  SOLANO COUNTY – The Solano County Department of Health and Social Services, Public Health division is advising residents to consider not using e-cigarette products. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Federal Drug Administration and state partners are investigating an outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated with e-cigarette use (e.g. devices, liquids, refill pods, cartridges).
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