Dr. Christy Mulkerin, Deputy Health Officer, June 2017

Welcome to Dr. Christy Mulkerin, Deputy Health Officer

We recently welcomed Christy Mulkerin, M.D., to the new role of Deputy Health Officer, a hands-on position with broad responsibility to the Public Health Department’s mission.

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Standing water around the home

What You Need to Know: Mosquitoes Love Standing Water

Mosquitoes are more than a nuisance—they can spread serious disease. Fighting them can be as simple as dumping out standing water around your house.

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Photo by Public Health Department. Vince Pierucci with PulsePoint app, June 2017.

Why EMS Director Vince Pierucci Wants You to Download PulsePoint

"Everyone should have the PulsePoint app. It's an opportunity to save a life."

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How to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses as Temperatures Soar

Residents are encouraged to stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay connected during extreme heat.

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Dr. Navid Fardanesh, Oral Health Program Manager. Image courtesy of First 5 San Luis Obispo County.

Oral Health Program Manager Dr. Navid Fardanesh Recognized with Hands-On Hero Award

Meet the dentist working to make sure every child in SLO County gets the dental care they need.

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