Coronavirus Information

Status as of Friday, March 20, 5:00 P.M.

Latest City Updates

Earlier this week, the City of Santa Paula proclaimed a Local State of Emergency regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and in preparation for the inevitable moment when cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the city. As of March 20, 2020, Ventura County Public Health has confirmed that there are two cases of COVID-19 within the city limits of Santa Paula. We remain committed to sharing information with Santa Paula residents and will continue to update this webpage with the latest information and resources.

The City of Santa Paula is implementing a Stay Well at Home order issued by the Ventura County Public Health Officer on March 20, which orders all residents of the County of Ventura to stay inside their residences and limit all non-essential movement outside of their homes. The County order is in alignment with the March 19 State of California Executive Order and provides more details specific to the community in this region. It is effective March 20, 2020, at 11:59 pm through April 20, 2020, 11:59 pm.

On March 19, the California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health directed all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except for essential needs. Essential services will remain open, and government programs and services will continue to be provided. Visit the California COVID-19 Response webpage for details and to read the full Executive Order.

For the most up-to-date information on health recommendations related to coronavirus, please continue to also refer to the CDC website, the California Department of Public Health website, and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health website.

Santa Paula Unified School District

In coordination with the Ventura County Office of Education and all other school districts in Ventura County, The Santa Paula Unified School District will be keeping the schools closed at least through Friday, May 1. Our new target date to reopen is Monday, May 4. For the most up-to-date information please refer to the Santa Paula Unified School District Website.

City Facilities and Programs

City Hall is still here to help you, but we’re reducing in-person interactions. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, it is in the interest of public health and safety that Santa Paula City offices are closed to the public (with modified service) until further notice, effective Friday, March 20, 2020.

Click here to view a listing of the most up-to-date information about the status of city services and facilities.

Recent Press Releases from the City

Sanitation Wipes Notice Press Release (March 24, 2020) (English)

Santitation Wipes Notice Press Release (March 24, 2020) (Spanish)

City Implements “Stay Well at Home” Orders, Confirms Two Cases of Coronavirus in Santa Paula (March 20, 2020)

New Community Update on COVID-19 for the City of Santa Paula (March 16, 2020) (English)

New Community Update on COVID-19 for the City of Santa Paula (March 16, 2020) (Spanish)

Declaration of Emergency Press Release (March 13, 2020)

Santa Paula Declaration of Emergency Document 

 

Ventura County Public Health Updates

For the latest information from Ventura County Public Health, please visit the Newsroom on their Coronavirus Information webpage.

Letter from Ventura County Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (March 20, 2020) (English)

Letter from Ventura County Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (March 20, 2020) (Spanish)

Frequently Asked Questions

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