Public Health Department (PHD) Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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    “Beat the Heat” 2017

    "Beat the Heat," $30 Spay/Neuter Package Deal for Santa Barbara County's Responsible Cat Owners [ Press Release ]

    Kids and Hot Cars
    The Public Health Department reminds residents to prevent deaths with kids left in hot cars.  In 2015, a child died in Santa Barbara County due to heatstroke when the child was left/got locked in a hot car. Nationally, from 1998-2017, 729 children died due to heatstroke in a hot vehicle with 29 of those occurring in 2017 to date. [ Press Release ]
    Immunizations Should Top Back to School List

    With students preparing to head back to school, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department urges parents and guardians to check the vaccine record of their children. [ Press Release ]

    Several Rabbits Dumped on Rural Property

    Santa Barbara County Animal Services is investigating over a dozen rabbits left outside a rural property on Figueroa Mountain Road.  Non Profit group, Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter (B.U.N.S.) is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the prosecution of the person responsible. [ Press Release

    Keeping Indoor Air As Clean As Possible During Wildfire Season

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District encourage residents to prepare to keep indoor air as clean as possible. The smoky and ashy conditions during wildfires, and the windy conditions after wildfires, pose health risks, especially for children, older adults, and people with heart or lung diseases. [ Press Release ] [ Spanish ]

    $80 Spay/Neuter Package Deal

    "Dog Days of August," $80 Spay/Neuter Package Deal For Santa Barbara County's Responsible Pet Owners [ Press Release ]

    Zika Virus

    As summer approaches and mosquito season begins, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (SBCPHD) would like to provide an update on Zika virus disease and steps you can take to protect yourself and your family from this and other infections spread by mosquitoes. [ Press Release ]

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