Santa Barbara Country County Cracks Down on COVID Safety Violations

By Zoey Jia 
National Beat Reporter

“The county enforcement process is still focused on education and outreach, but it incorporates enforcement for individuals who continue to violate local health orders.”

Kelly Hubbard, the director of the county office of emergency management.

Public health officials are leading contract tracing and education outreach efforts in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Isla Vista.

Das Williams, the first district supervisor

"The culture we're trying to promote is education. We only transition to enforcement if that doesn't work."

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