2020 Press Releases

The State-operated testing site currently located at the Earl Warren Showgrounds is moving to the Goleta Valley Community Center. The last day of testing services at Earl Warren Showgrounds will be August 31, 2020.

El sitio de pruebas operado por el Estado, actualmente ubicado en los terrenos de la feria Earl Warren, se está trasladando al Centro Comunitario del Valle de Goleta. El último día de los servicios de pruebas en los terrenos de la feria Earl Warren será el 31 de agosto del 2020.

As a result of contact with a previously reported COVID-19 positive inmate, 66 inmates in one area of the jail were tested for COVID-19. The group was exposed to the inmate on or before Monday August 24, 2020.

Community Leaders Urge Everyone to be Counted; Respond Online or by Phone; Census Workers Visiting Unresponsive Addresses to Assist

Last night an additional inmate was confirmed positive for Covid-19. As a result of a previous contact with an infected inmate over 50 inmates were retested.

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department announced plans for beach restrictions to occur over the Labor Day holiday weekend throughout Santa Barbara County beaches. All beaches will be temporarily closed for stationary activities. Only immediate access to and from the ocean for water sports or beach access for active physical activity will be permitted. Health Officer, Dr. Henning Ansorg, has issued a Health officer Order to outline the specific parameters of the restrictions. This Order is effective beginning on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. and continuing until Monday, September 7, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

El Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Santa Bárbara anunció planes para que ocurran restricciones en las playas durante el fin de semana festivo del Día del Trabajo en las playas del condado de Santa Bárbara. Todas las playas estarán cerradas temporalmente para actividades estacionarias. Solo se permitirá el acceso inmediato hacia y desde el océano para deportes acuáticos o el acceso a la playa para la actividad física activa. El Oficial de Salud, Dr. Henning Ansorg, ha emitido una Orden de Oficial de Salud para delinear los parámetros específicos de las restricciones. Esta Orden es efectiva a partir del viernes 4 de septiembre del 2020 a las 12:01 a.m. y continúa hasta el lunes 7 de septiembre de 2020 a las 11:59 p.m.

Narcotics and Firearms Arrest - Update

On Saturday August 26, 2020, Foot Patrol deputies in the Isla Vista area received a call of an unresponsive "Code Blue" (no signs of life) man down in front of the community center.

This weekend marks the final push for NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations' Clear the Shelters™ 2020 pet adoption campaign at Santa Barbara County Animal Services (SBCAS) and shelters throughout the county.