2020 Press Releases

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department in collaboration with Sansum Clinic, Allan Hancock College, and the Medical Reserve Corps is hosting drive-up free flu shot events in October.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara, en colaboración con la Clínica Sansum, el Colegio Allan Hancock y el Cuerpo de Reserva Médica, organizará eventos de vacunación gratuita contra la gripe en octubre.

Early this morning, deputies resuscitated two overdose patients, at two separate locations, less than an hour apart. At 2:34 a.m. today, deputies responded with County Fire and AMR to 6500-block of Trigo for an unconscious subject.

Halloween tendrá que ser celebrado de forma diferente este año para mantener a la gente segura. El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara está proporcionando guías sobre cómo participar en este día festivo de manera que se reduzca el riesgo de propagación de COVID-19.

Halloween will need to be celebrated differently this year to keep people safe. The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is providing guidance on how to take part in this holiday in a manner that reduces the risk of spreading COVID-19.

The plane that crashed off the coast of Campus Point on Sunday has been lifted from the ocean floor, along with the pilot who was the solo passenger.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is pleased to announce that Angela Walters Yates has been hired as the Animal Services Director for the County of Santa Barbara.

Yesterday, a custody deputy was found to be COVID-19 positive. The custody deputy was not experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms and was tested as part of broad surveillance testing of all custody staff.

The XSB Urban Search and Rescue Regional Task Force (RTF-12), composed of firefighters from the Santa Barbara County operational area, have just returned from deployment to the North Complex Fire in Northern California.