Public Health Department (PHD) Saturday, June 25, 2016

News & Announcements

Public Health Strategic Plan
The Strategic Plan provides a 3 year roadmap for the Public Health Department and our work to improve the health of our communities. It outlines key strategies and priorities and was developed to be highly operational with specific actions and timelines. To accompany the Strategic Plan document is a video highlighting our services and our employees. [ Video and link to the Strategic Plan ]

Zika Virus Information -
Click here for Clinical, Testing and Public Health Notices
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Air Quality Warning Cancelled for Southern Santa Barbara County
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District cancelled the Air Quality Warning that was in effect for the southern areas of Santa Barbara County. Avoid stirring up ash. [ Press Release ]
Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors Adopt Safe Drug Collection Program Ordinance
On June 21, 2016, the Board of Supervisors passed an EPR ordinance to make Santa Barbara County the first in Southern California to pass an Extended Producer Responsibility (“EPR”) ordinance which will provide a new program for residents to safely dispose of their unused household medications at pharmacies in Santa Barbara County. [ Press Release ]
Staying Cool This Summer
Keeping cool when temperatures reach record highs isn't just about comfort. Dangerously high temperatures can result in heat‐related illnesses ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The following tips can help you keep cool all summer. [ Press Release ]
Updated Communicable Disease Reporting List (2016)
This Provider Alert provides important information about new changes to the list of Mandatory Reportable Diseases and Conditions. [ Provider Alert ]
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