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.

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.

Rx Drug Take-Back Day, October 2016.

Tips to Store and Dispose of Medicine Safely

Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 28—it's Rx Drug Take-Back Day here in SLO County and across the nation. Keep reading for tips on safely storing and disposing of medication year-round...