Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference Recaps

The Santa Barbara Public Health Department (SBCPHD) holds a weekly press conference every Friday at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom. 

During the press conferences, Van Do-Reynoso, SBCPHD director, and Henning Ansorg, Santa Barbara County health officer, provide updates on the status of COVID-19 and vaccine distribution in the county. They also field questions from local newspapers. 

The following links provide recaps of the weekly press conferences. To view recordings of past press conferences, click here.

Kelly Yan / Daily Nexus

Feb. 19: “We are seeing positive trends in our county. Our case rates are trending downwards. Our active cases are trending downward. I want to encourage everyone to continue to be vigilant in being effective,” Do-Reynoso said.