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.

Preventive dental care and screenings help children stay healthy and avoid cavities.

New Grant & Innovative Program Bring Dental Care to More Children in SLO County

The County Public Health Department is expanding its oral health program to ensure more children get the dental care they need.

Image from SLO Health Counts, November 2017.

SLO County Health Data Now at Your Fingertips

SLO Health Counts makes local health data easy to find and easy to understand.