Everyone in California age 16 and up now eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Visit http://MyTurn.ca.gov to find a location near you. Go get vaccinated!
Noozhawk have launched an excellent weekly COVID-19 briefing as a way for readers to stay in the loop and get all of Santa Barbara County’s important coronavirus updates in one place. You can sign up here:
» About 52 percent of Santa Barbara County’s residents 16 and older had received at least one COVID-19 dose
» The Public Health Department and other vaccine providers have thousands of appointments available each week. Cottage Health has 10,000 appointments this week at its drive-up clinic at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital
» Santa Barbara County advanced to the less-restrictive orange tier on Tuesday, with new public health guidelines going into effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday.