Recap: April 9 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

Residents between ages 16 and 49 can schedule an appointment using the state’s scheduling website My Turn beginning April 12.
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Recap: April 2 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

COVID-19 cases have come down significantly in the county since January, however, in the past week, there is an increase in the county’s adjusted case rate. 
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Law Enforcement, University and I.V. CSD Prepare for Deltopia Weekend

Despite the progress the county has made in its COVID-19 case metrics, there is fear that Deltopia could be the superspreader event that undoes that progress. 
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Recap: March 26 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The county's COVID-19 case rate has decreased by 23% over the past week.
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Recap: March 19 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The county is expecting to receive a significant increase in its vaccine allotment this week. 
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Alternative Deltopia Event Proposal Abandoned by A.S. and I.V. CSD Over COVID-19 Transmission Concerns

The event proposal was tabled after concerns that it would actually increase the spread of COVID-19 as opposed to reducing it.
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U.K. COVID-19 Variant Detected in Two Santa Barbara County Residents

The press release said that the cases were not related and neither individual had traveled abroad.
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Santa Barbara County Improves and Moves Into the Red Tier

Restaurants, gyms, fitness centers, movie theaters, museums, zoos and aquariums may reopen in a limited capacity. 
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Term in Review: I.V. CSD Director Kristie Nguyen

Nguyen counts using her platform as a board director to speak about sexual assault as her greatest success during her term.
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Recap: March 12 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

Under new guidelines, Ansorg said that the county will most likely be assigned to the red tier on Tuesday. 
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Recap: March 5 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

The county has received 105,160 vaccines and has administered 81% of them as of Friday.
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I.V. CSD Plans To Change Nightlife Culture in I.V. Post-Pandemic

Board Director Ethan Bertrand said that social isolation during the pandemic reinspired him to jump on the idea of revamping nightlife.  
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Recap: Feb. 26 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

California expects to receive 80,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week.
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Eight Arrested at Save the San Marcos Foothills Protest

The group, Save the San Marcos Foothills, has planned a sit-in throughout the weekend and is currently negotiating with the land developers.
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Cases Decline, But Santa Barbara County Remains in the Purple Tier

The county’s rates of adjusted cases and positive tests have declined enough to allow for the reopening of elementary schools, provided that an approved safety plan is in place. 
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