(1/15/2021) With the recent surge of positive COVID-19 cases in Ventura County, the City of Ojai is urging residents to exercise personal responsibility by following preventive health measures to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

As of this date, Ventura County public health officials report the following:

  • 55,848 total cases
  • 401 deaths
  • 48,577 recovered cases
  • 86 currently in the intensive care unit
  • 6,870 active cases under home quarantine
  • 826,074 tested
  • 659 cases in Ojai

The rapid rise in cases over the last couple of weeks is very concerning. We must continue to protect ourselves by wearing masks, keeping our distance from others, avoiding gatherings, and washing our hands to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. For tips on how to protect yourself and others from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

Local Vaccine Information:

The County of Ventura has received the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines and, following guidance from the CDC, has begun implementing a multi-phase vaccination plan for Ventura County residents. Additional information to follow.

Ventura County Residents or those that work in our County can register for vaccines if they are in Phase 1a Tier 1, 2, 3. If you are not in the current phase, please do not register. When you show up at the vaccine site you will have to show proof that you are in the current phase and that you live or work in our County. 65 and older are not in the current phase.

For questions and concerns regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, the County has set up a vaccine information page, https://www.venturacountyrecovers.org/vaccine-information/prioritization/, that includes Frequently Asked Questions, the phases and where populations fall within each phase and on the distribution timeline, and a place where residents can register for vaccine updates.