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Add Safety to Your Thanksgiving Menu




Deep frying a turkey may be delicious but it can also be dangerous.
 According to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires and frying food increases the risk. K…
Thursday
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Protect yourself and your family this flu season with free vaccinations for all age 3 and older!
Santa Barbara County Public Health and Medical Reserve Corps are hosting free flu shots from 3-7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 1 at the Goleta Valley Community Center…
Oct 25
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Oct 20
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Santa Barbara County Animal Services is asking the community to be on high alert after identifying multiple cases of distemper in wildlife, especially raccoons, throughout southern Santa Barbara County, including the City of Santa Barbara.
Canine di…
Oct 20
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Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008.
Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be pr…
Oct 19
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CalFire has a great evacuation webpage with pre-evacuation preparation tips, evacuation steps, animal evacuation info, what to do if you are trapped, and much more! Check it out at: http://www.readyforwildfire.org/Go-Evacuation-Guide/
Oct 12
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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 condition…
Aug 8
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There are three main factors that create a fire safe structure: location of the structure, building materials and design features, and management of nearby vegetation. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds homeowners that the survival of…
Jul 27
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“Dog Days of August” is a spay/neuter promotion being offered by the Responsible Pet Ownership Alliance. The promotion offers county dog owners an opportunity to have their dog(s) spayed or neutered, vaccinated against rabies, microchipped and licen…
Jul 21
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The Santa Barbara County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) maintains a constant state of readiness and continually monitors incidents and events throughout the County. For information about current major events affecting the area, click on the "Majo…
Jul 9
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A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly.  A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can create extreme fire behavior.
The National Weather Service prov…
Jul 7
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Nov 7, 2016
Office of Emergency Management published an article
A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly.  A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can create extreme fire behavior.

The National Weather Service pro…
Jul 26, 2016
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