For State information regarding COVID-19 impacts, resources, and statistics, see:
For California re-opening information and industry guidelines, see:
For Santa Barbara County COVID information, visit the County’s Public Health portal at:
Alert! New Guidelines - California ABC and Cal/OSHA
California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control: www.abc.ca.gov/eighth-notice-of-regulatory-relief/
From the ABC Notice: “This regulatory relief is designed to support the expanded outdoor operations of the alcoholic beverage industry to slow the spread of the virus while assisting the industry in its economic recovery from the impacts of the pandemic.”
California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board: https://www.dir.ca.gov/oshsb/documents/Jun032021-COVID-19-Prevention-Emergency-txtcourtesy-Readoption.pdf
From the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards linked above: “Employers shall establish, implement, and maintain an effective, written COVID-19 Prevention Program, which may be integrated into the employer's Injury and Illness Prevention Program…” Upon approval by the Office of Administrative Law, these new standards will be effective June 15, 2021. Additional details at the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 page.