2020 Press Releases

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) is reporting the death of an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was over 70 years of age with underlying conditions and resided in the city of Santa Maria.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara (PHD) está reportando la muerte de una persona que dio positivo a COVID-19. El individuo tenía más de 70 años de edad con condiciones subyacentes y residía en la ciudad de Santa María.

The county and city of Santa Barbara is reminding community members and visitors that local Health Officer Order 2020-12.5 prohibits gatherings of any size due to elevated disease transmission of COVID-19.

El condado y la ciudad de Santa Bárbara están recordando a los miembros de la comunidad y visitantes que la Orden del Oficial de Salud 2020-12.5 prohíbe las reuniones de cualquier tamaño debido a la transmisión elevada de la enfermedad de COVID-19.

The County of Santa Barbara hosted six virtual community meetings in July to receive feedback and answer questions about the amended Cannabis Business License (Chapter 50) regulating cannabis retail storefront licensing.

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) is reporting the 68th death of an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was over 70 years of age, associated with a congregate living facility, and had underlying medical conditions.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara (PHD) está reportando la muerte número 68 de una persona que dio positivo al COVID-19.

In the matter of the People v. Joseph James De Angelo #18FE008017, the sentencing hearing is presently set to begin with the following schedule for victim impact statements

With the beginning of the yearly tradition of Old Spanish Days Fiesta in Santa Barbara, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department reminds community members and visitors that Local Health Officer order 2020-12.5 prohibits gatherings of any size due to elevated disease transmission of COVID-19.

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) is reporting three additional deaths of individuals who tested positive for COVID-19.