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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for the SBCC Community

How SBCC is Responding

Santa Barbara City College is coordinating with our County Department of Public Health to provide ongoing information and guidance. SBCC has Pandemic protocols in our Emergency Operations Plan. A team at the College meets regularly to review, update and implement protocols to respond to any impacts relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  SBCC has issued a COVID-19 Prevention and Response Plan which is available below:

SBCC COVID-19 Prevention and Response Plan

We are continuing to monitor this evolving situation. This webpage has been set up to provide ongoing updates to our Campus Community. Please click below for the latest campus updates.  

Do I have to self-screen to come on campus?

Yes - everyone must self screen via daily health questionnaire before coming to campus, each time they come to campus.

Student Daily Mandatory Health Screening

Employees Daily Mandatory Health Screening

Vendor/Guest Daily Mandatory Health Screening

What about face masks

People in California are required to wear face masks in certain situations

SB County Public Health Updated Face Mask Guidance

Guía Actualizada de Cubrebocas de Salud Pública del Condado de SB

Face Coverings Required at SBCC

Local Resources

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Community Resources

See how local public agencies and community organizations are adjusting to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) health emergency.


Student Resources

More information on resources available to SBCC students while credit instruction remains online.

Public Health Resources

SB County Health

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department


CA Dept. Public Health

California Department of Public Health



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Información en Español

Santa Barbara County Public Health has also launched an information hotline to answer questions the community may have about the Coronavirus.

The phone number is 805-681-4373.

Callers will reach a recorded message, and they have the option to listen in either English or Spanish.

The recorded message covers general information on the Coronavirus, including the current status of the outbreak, as well as symptoms to look out for.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Research Guide