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COVID-19 Outbreak in Farmworker Community in Oxnard

COVID-19 Outbreak in Farmworker Community in Oxnard

Oxnard, CA – The Ventura County Public Health Department has responded to a COVID-19 outbreak at a farmworker housing facility in Oxnard. All residents of the facility are being tested. Currently, there are 95 positive cases with approximately 100 tests pending at the Ventura County Public Health Lab. The residents are in their 20s and […]

Ventura County Public Health Department Awarded National Reaccreditation Status First in the State of California

Ventura County Public Health Department Awarded National Reaccreditation Status First in the State of California

Ventura, CA – The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) has announced that the Ventura County Public Health Department is among the first 25 local public health departments in the nation and the first in the State of California to be awarded reaccreditation status. The accreditation demonstrates a consistent and continued commitment to collaborative efforts to […]

Ventura County Public Health Department issues guidance for reopening additional sectors

Ventura County Public Health Department issues guidance for reopening additional sectors

VENTURA, CA – As Ventura County’s hospitalized COVD-19 cases have stabilized, the Ventura County Public Health Officer has issued new guidance permitting the reopening of additional businesses that were previously closed. Sectors that may reopen with modifications, social distancing protocols, and completion of the attestation process include, but are not limited to: Personal Services: Nail […]

Ventura County Public Health Department issues modified health order Allows for reopening of additional sectors – Takes Effect Friday, June 12, 2020

Ventura County Public Health Department issues modified health order Allows for reopening of additional sectors – Takes Effect Friday, June 12, 2020

VENTURA, CA – Ventura County Public Health Department has issued a modified health order permitting the reopening of additional businesses that were previously closed. This Order will be effective June 11, 2020 11:59 pm and will continue to be in effect until extended, rescinded, superseded or amended in writing by the Public Health Officer. Sectors […]

Update from Ventura County Public Health on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Update from Ventura County Public Health on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Ventura, CA – The Ventura County Public Health Department continues to take steps to prevent the spread of 2019 novel coronavirus. The health and wellbeing of the community remains Public Health’s top priority. In Ventura County, as in counties across the US, the threat to the general public for contracting the coronavirus remains low. There […]

Air Quality | Smoke Health Advisory for County

Air Quality | Smoke Health Advisory for County

Ventura County Public Health Department cautions that unhealthy air quality related to the multiple fires affecting our county may become a concern. Air quality will be variable while there are active fires in the area and shifting winds. Children, the elderly, and those with respiratory conditions such as asthma, COPD, emphysema and heart disease are […]