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  • Santa Barbara County Public Health: Indoor Masking Health Order Extended Today Through December 4th

    As of October 28, 2021, the community transmission level of COVID-19 in Santa Barbara County is categorized as “Substantial” based on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Indicators. The significantly more transmissible SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant of COVID-19 is the predominant strain in the US and in Santa Barbara County. To control the spread of COVID-19, this Health Officer Order orders all individuals in the County of Santa Barbara – whether vaccinated or unvaccinated – to wear a Face Covering at all times in all Indoor Public Settings, and while inside any Business, with limited exemptions, and recommends that Businesses make face coverings available to individuals entering the Business.

    For the full version of the health order, please click here.