Public Health

The Public Health Department is a division within the Health Agency and is responsible for protecting and improving the health of all San Luis Obispo County residents.

The mission of the Public Health Department is to promote, preserve and protect the health of all San Luis Obispo County residents through disease surveillance, health education, direct services, and health policy development.

Please explore our website to discover the many ways in which Public Health serves you.

Counselor assisting with Covered California enrollment. Photo by staff.

County Offers Support to Residents with Covered California Enrollment

County staff experts offer free, unbiased help comparing plans and signing up for insurance.

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Valley Fever in SLO County: What You Need to Know

The fungus that causes Valley Fever is here in SLO County soil, and is expected to rise in 2017 following the rainy winter.

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