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Health Education & Promotion
Find information about CalFresh Health Living, Cancer Detection Partnership and the Tobacco Prevention Program.
The California WIC Program promotes, supports and protects exclusive breastfeeding for approximately the first six months of life, and continued breastfeeding for at least the first year.
The mission of Nutrition Services is to educate, support, and empower through nutrition, breastfeeding, and referrals for a healthier lifestyle and community.
Public Health Lab
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Laboratory provides a comprehensive array of testing services, which focus on and support the communicable disease control activities of the Public Health Department.
The Tobacco Prevention Program provides a variety of prevention, enforcement, and support services to the community.
Tri-Counties Cancer Detection Partnership
Tri-Counties Cancer Detection Partnership, serving Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, is the regional contractor and local administrator for the state of California's cancer detection program for women, Every Woman Counts.
Community Health Needs Assessment
Cottage Health and Santa Barbara County Public Health Department, along with several other community organizations, are partnering to improve the well-being of Santa Barbara County residents. To better understand the needs and strengths of the entire community, and the many diverse groups within it, the collaborative is asking residents to participate in a Community Health Needs Assessment. The 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment for Santa Barbara County will include the County-wide Random Survey, Westside Needs Assessment, and Listening Tour.
Health Status Reports
Every two years, the Public Health Department creates and publishes a health status overview for the public.