Health Officer Order to Close Additional Business Sectors in Santa Barbara County
In response to the State Public Health Officer Order on July 13, 2020, Santa Barbara County Health Officer Dr. Henning Ansorg has issued a Health Officer Order mandating the closure of additional indoor business operations. This guidance is in effect and will continue through August 12, 2020 or until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing.
As required by the Health Officer Order the following sectors must close indoor operations:
Gyms and Fitness centers;
Places of Worship;
Offices for non-essential critical infrastructure;
Personal care services, such as nail salons, massage parlors, and tattoo parlors;
Hair salons and barbershops
Outdoor operations of the above listed sectors may continue, if outdoor operations are allowed by the licensing or permitting authority. Outdoor operations may be conducted in a tent, canopy or other sun shelter as long as the sides are not closed.
The full Health Officer Order can be found here. For more information about COVID-19 and the response locally, please visit www.publichealthsbc.org or call the County Call Center at 1-833-688-5551.