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Flu Season is Here: When Should You Go to the Emergency Room?

In most cases of the flu, it's most effective and comfortable to recover on your own at home.

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Public Health News

Influenza-Related Death of 56-Year-Old Female Resident Confirmed in SLO County

This is the first reportable death associated with influenza in San Luis Obispo County this season.

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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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Nine Tips for a Safe & Healthy Potluck

Quick tips from County Public Health Department staff can help keep the focus on festive good times – not unwelcome ailments.

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December 2017

San Luis Obispo Long-Term Care Facilities Accept Residents from Facility Evacuated by Thomas Fire

The County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is supporting the evacuation of residents from a long-term care facility affected by the Thomas Fire. This includes coordinating patient...

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