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.
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.