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.

Update: Two SLO County Influenza Cases Confirmed as Influenza A (H1N2v)

The patients have recovered after a brief illness. The risk to the public is very low.

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Sunset from Terrace Hill. Photo by Jonathan Shapiro.

Health and Housing: Building the Connection

Housing can have a profound impact on health—positive or negative. How can our community make the most of this connection to foster well-being for residents?

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