Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara is taking necessary precautions to avoid possible transmission of the coronavirus COVID-19. We are following recommendations from the CDC and encourage others to stay up to date by visiting: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

We encourage those who have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath to stay home and contact a medical professional. Here are recommendations of what to do if you feel ill: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/steps-when-sick.html

The CDC encourages:

  • Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throwing the tissue in the trash.