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Casitas Fire Update – 6/14/21 at 7:35 p.m.:

6/14/21: 7:35 p.m. Update:

VCFD has provided an update that they have made good progress in stopping forward progress on the approximately 150 acre fire. For updates, please check the VCFD PIO twitter feed at:

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Reminder: Free COVID-19 Testing Available on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 from 9:00 am. to 3:30 p.m. at Sarzotti Park

[Español abajo] The Ventura County Health Care Agency is offering free COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Sarzotti Park, 510 Park Rd. Ojai CA. 93023. Testing is available to members of the public, including to those who have the slightest suspicion of having COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone with it. Appointments are not required and you don’t need to have health insurance.

La agencia Ventura County Health Care ofrecerá pruebas de detección del COVID-19 gratuitas el miércoles,

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County of Ventura Moves Into the State’s Red Tier Effective Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The County of Ventura announced that effective 12:01 am Wednesday, March 17, 2021, it moved to the State’s Red Tier. The following information has been provided by the County regarding the transition.

“This is great news for our community and an opportunity to work together to support our local businesses as we move forward in reopening our economy,” said County Executive Officer, Michael Powers.

In alignment with the state’s reopening framework

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Be Prepared for Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff and High Winds (January 18, 2021)

Reminder: Be Prepared for High Winds and Potential Power Shutoffs: January 18, 2021: Southern California Edison is monitoring circuits throughout Ventura County in anticipation of high winds. As of 9:00 a.m. the morning of January 18, Ojai circuits are included. Please visit this page for more information and to see if your address is at risk of power shutoff:

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As COVID Surges, Please Avoid Gatherings and Stay Safe

The 93023 zip code, which includes the City of Ojai, has seen a recent surge in positive COVID tests, with 66 reported in the last 14 days. Ventura County intensive care unit bed availability has dropped to just 2.2%. Southern California intensive care unit bed availability has dropped to zero. We need your help to keep Ojai safe. 

On Friday, the City of Ojai shared some tips to help protect each other from spread (wash your hands,

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