Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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 Azure Acres Recovery Center to keep our patients, 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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Azure Acres Recovery Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

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

What to Bring to Azure

Azure Acres Recovery Center has helped individuals struggling with addiction build a strong foundation for long-term recovery since 1957. Azure Acres provides high-quality alcohol and drug abuse treatment for adults near Santa Rosa, California.

To ensure your safety and full involvement in treatment, we ask that you bring certain items with you to Azure Acres Treatment Center and leave certain items at home:

What to Bring

  • One bag with enough comfortable clothes to last one week (please do not bring any clothing that advertises alcohol or drug products or clothing that is provocative or revealing)
  • Comfortable shoes (i.e., tennis shoes, shower shoes/thongs, slippers)
  • Exercise clothes
  • Jacket and/or warm sweater (temperatures are usually mild but can drop as low as 40 degrees in winter)
  • Swimsuit and beach towel (summer months)
  • Toiletries
  • Feminine hygiene supplies
  • Roll of quarters for laundry and stamps
  • Pillow or comforter (if desired — we provide bedding and a set of towels)
  • Spending money for small items (less than $100 — we go to the store for clients twice a week)
  • Change or a telephone card for use on the public phones
  • Current prescription medications in their original containers (our medical director must approve all medications before they may be used during treatment)

What not to Bring

  • Alcohol, drugs or over-the-counter medications (OTC medications must be given to staff on arrival and approved by the physician before being used)
  • Work
  • Books and magazines not directly related to recovery
  • Valuables (such as expensive jewelry)
  • Cameras
  • Electronics (including laptops, mp3 players, CD and DVD players, radios and electronic games)
  • Weapons of any kind

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At Azure Acres, client care and well being comes first and foremost always. The entire staff has incredible compassion for all who come in for help and I instantly felt at home there — something I have never felt in other recovery centers.

– Former Patient

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