The Health Agency’s mission is to provide a broad array of services essential to the health and well-being of those living in an visiting San Luis Obispo County.

Our vision is that our residents and visitors are healthy and have access to services essential to maintain optimal health.

The Health Agency is comprised of the Behavioral Health Department, the Public Health Department, the Animal Services Division and the Office of the Public Guardian. It is the largest department in San Luis Obispo County Government with over 550 employees and an annual operating budget over $100 million. For more information on the programs and services the Health Agency provides, please choose from the list to the left.