2020 Press Releases

El jueves 19 de marzo del 2020, el gobernador de California Gavin Newsom ordenó a todas las personas que viven en el estado de California a quedarse en casa o en su lugar de residencia, excepto cuando sea necesario para mantener las operaciones de los 16 sectores federales de infraestructura crítica.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) is confirming five (5) more positive cases of COVID-19 in the county, in addition to case #3, shared Wednesday evening. This makes eight (8) total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Barbara County at this time.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Barbara ha confirmado cinco (5) casos adicionales de enfermedad de COVID-19. Esto hace ocho (8) casos totales confirmados de COVID-19 en el Condado de Santa Bárbara en este momento.

Due to recent rainfall and the increased chance of future storms, Santa Barbara County Public Works (Public Works) will begin sediment deposit operations at Goleta Beach.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) has received the COVID-19 testing results for the five individuals recently placed under quarantine. All test results have come back negative.

A total of twelve Sheriff's Office, County and medical contract employees were directed to self-isolate in their homes after a recent incident in which they were exposed to a person who later tested positive for COVID-19.

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent social distancing policies, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department would like to communicate to the public the adjustments in which we will be operating.

Santa Barbara County bars, nightclubs, pubs, breweries and wineries should immediately close to the public under new guidance issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on Tuesday.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) is confirming another positive case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a north county resident. This is the second confirmed case in Santa Barbara County.

In an effort to keep shelter animals, staff, and the community safe during the COVID-19 outbreak, Santa Barbara County Animal Services (SBCAS) has modified operations and created a proactive plan to mitigate unnecessary gathering of people.