COVID-19 Daily Status Reports

News & Announcements

  • The holidays will look different this year. How to have a safe holiday season, and what about traveling?  Read the latest edition of the County Public Health Experts newsletter.

  • The County of Santa Barbara has begun providing Spanish interpretation of Board of Supervisors meetings. Read More

    El Condado de Santa Bárbara ha comenzado a ofrecer interpretación en español de las reuniones de la Junta de Supervisores. Más información

  • The County of Santa Barbara is announcing the launch of the One Climate Initiative to engage the public on a broad range of efforts that will reduce carbon emissions, prepare for increased climate impacts and improve community quality of life. Learn more here

  • The next virtual meeting of the Citizens Independent Redistricting Commission is 2:30 pm. Wed., Nov. 18 via Zoom and telephone. The Agenda packet is posted HERE. Watch the Nov. 12 meeting HERE

  • On this Veterans Day, a local team from Santa Barbara County announces a new 100-Day Challenge to reduce homelessness among Veterans following completion of similar 100-Day Challenge to reduce youth homelessness. Results of the 100-Day Youth Challenge are attached, along with the announcement of the Veterans ChallengeNote: Photos used in each release are stock photos only; the County does not have unlimited rights to the photos.

  • 2020 County of Santa Barbara Virtual Halloween Costume Parade featuring photos submitted by county residents and some County employees. Watch Video.

  • COVID-19 - Hear from County Public Health Experts: What you need to know about gatherings; and staying vigilant will keep us all safe and healthy. Read More at

  • Cachuma Lake has a fresh supply of 4,000 pounds of Rainbow Trout. For fishing, boating, camping information and more information, go to

  • Looking to file an application to reduce your property tax assessment? The Assessment Appeals filing period is now open from Thursday, July 2, 2020 through Monday, November 30, 2020. Click here for more information on the Assessment Appeals process, mandatory filing fees, and to download the current form.

  • Santa Barbara Better Together Fund Provides 2nd Round of Grants for Small Businesses Located Within the Unincorporated Areas of Santa Barbara County. Directrices y Aplicación en Español. Read More at  

  • COVID-19 Rental Assistance Grants Offered Through County of Santa Barbara and United Way of Santa Barbara County for Residents in Unincorporated Areas. For information, household size and income limits, and to apply, go to Read more.

  • Protect. Respect. Wear Your Mask. Share your support for wearing a mask & keep #SantaBarbaraCounty healthy & safe Use Facebook Frames at to create your own image & tag #ProtectRespectSBC to share this important message with our community. Watch Video.
    Protéjase. Respete. Use su mascarilla. ¡Comparta su apoyo para usar una mascarilla y mantener #ElCondadodeSantaBarbara saludable y seguro! Use los marcos de Facebook en para crear su imagen y use #ProtectRespectSBC a compartir este mensaje importante. Watch Video.

  • UPDATED June 23 - COUNTY OF SANTA BARBARA PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TEMPORARY CHANGES IN SERVICE DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC - County public counters are closed until further notice. However, most departments have online, mail, fax, phone and drop boxes for the public to continue accessing programs and services. Please read for details or visit the department websites that are each linked.