#VaccinateGoleta COVID-19 Update

We are pleased that we appear to be moving out of what has been a long two years of a COVID crisis. As of March 7, the number of eligible (ages 5+) Santa Barbara County residents who are vaccinated (first or single dose) is 80.1%. The number of fully vaccinated eligible residents is 72.1%. Visit the Santa Barbara County Community Data Dashboard for more information.

In other local COVID-19 news:

California Department of Public Health Updates as of February 28, 2022:

  • Effective March 1, 2022, the requirement that unvaccinated individuals mask in indoor public settings will move to a strong recommendation that all persons, regardless of vaccine status, continue indoor masking. 
  • Universal masking shall remain required in specified high-risk settings.
  • After March 11, 2022, the universal masking requirement for K-12 and Childcare settings will terminate. CDPH strongly recommends that individuals in these settings continue to mask in indoor settings when the universal masking requirement lifts.

For the most up-to-date information, visit https://publichealthsbc.org/.