The Board of Supervisors of Santa Barbara County has issued a proclamation deeming “Masked and Mighty” a countywide approach to improving the health and economy in Santa Barbara County.
Proclamation from the Board of Supervisors of Santa Barbara County
Whereas, we seek to educate, unite and incentivize all of Santa Barbara County to join “Masked and Mighty” to work together and reduce the transmission of COVID-19, reopen more businesses, keep the population healthy, keep hospital beds open, and get our kids back to in-person school; and
Whereas, healthcare and educator partners including the County of Santa Barbara, Sansum Clinic, Cottage Health, the Santa Barbara County Education Office and local school districts, Santa Barbara City College, Westmont College, University of California, Santa Barbara, Neighborhood Clinics, Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Lompoc Valley Pediatric Care Center, CenCal Health, and the Central Coast Medical Association have joined the Masked and Mighty Coalition to share key messages to reduce the transmission of COVID-19; and
Whereas, “Masked and Mighty” is geared for audiences of all ages, in multiple languages to engage all Santa Barbara County communities, including local people, local imagery, and locally developed videos on why we wear masks and take precautions; and Whereas, the Mighty piece of the campaign includes safety precautions such as physical distancing, good hygiene and a myriad of other interventions we can take in addition to the use of face coverings to keep our community safe and healthy; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDERED AND RESOLVED that this Board of Supervisors does hereby proclaim “Masked and Mighty” a countywide approach to improving the health and economy in Santa Barbara County.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Board of Supervisors of Santa Barbara County, State of California, this twenty-seventh day of October 2020 by a unanimous vote of all members present.