COVID-19 Information and Resources
Governor Orders Distance Learning for Santa Barbara County Schools
On July 17, the Governor announced that all public and private TK-12 schools in Santa Barbara County and the 31 other counties currently on the state’s monitoring list, will begin the school year with distance learning per the Governor's order.
Framework for opening TK-12 schools:
Updated school guidance: https://files.covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-schools.pdf
School District Distance Learning Plans
Each school district will design its distance learning plan for the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. Currently posted plans or Board discussions are linked below (last updated 8/17/2020):
A complete list of school districts can be found here.
- Santa Barbara County Public Health Department COVID-19 Portal
- Santa Barbara County Public Health Hotline: 805-681-4373 (recorded information in English and Spanish)
- 211 24/7 phone support in multiple languages, call 211 or 1-800-400-1572
- Foodbank of Santa Barbara County food distribution list (updated 7/23)
State and National COVID-19 Information