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With wildfire season nearly upon us, it's a great time to begin thinking about fire preparedness at home and outdoors. The American Red Cross has provided a list of 7 ways to prevent a home fire (click here) and the Santa Barbara County Fire Departm…
May 2
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Individuals, propoerty owners and businesses impacted by the recent Thomas Fire and Montecito Debris Flows can find readiness and recovery information at ReadySBC.org. The site has an array of information and resources aimed at helping the community…
Apr 2
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March 23-29 is National Tsunami Preparedness Week! Keep reading for facts, videos, and info about how you and your loved ones can stay safe. 

Tsunami Safety Website: Click Here
Tsunami Awareness & Safety Fact Sheet: Click Here
Tsunami Awareness Vid…
Mar 13
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Santa Barbara County has a NEW website to help keep you informed before, during and after emergencies.  The site has detailed emergency readiness and recovery information, interactive evacuation and Debris Flow Risk Area maps, and much more! For mor…
Feb 27
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Information about the Montecito mudslides & an interactive map are available at http://www.countyofsb.org ;. If you do not have access to the internet, call 211 or (800) 400-1572. Register to receive emergency notifications & alerts at http://www.Awa…
Jan 9
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Jan 7
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For information regarding the Thomas Fire, please go to countyofsb.org. Click here for the latest Thomas Fire incident map and don't forget to encourage family, friends and neighbors to register to receive emergency notifications and alerts at aware…
Dec 5, 2017
Office of Emergency Management published an article
As the temperature drops, the number of residential fires goes up. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department wants you to have a worry free winter by taking the following precautions:
1. Before you use your heater for the first time this winter, have…
Nov 27, 2017
Office of Emergency Management published an article
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…
Nov 16, 2017
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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, 2017
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Oct 20, 2017
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Oct 20, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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