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Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program Contact Information

Report an Emergency

If you believe that you have been exposed to a biological, chemical or radiological agent, or if you believe an intentional threat will occur or is occurring, please contact local emergency responders by calling 9-1-1.  If you live in an area without 911 services, contact your local emergency, medical, public health, or police department.

If you are a first responder or healthcare entity representative and need to talk to a public health representative regarding an emergency situation, please contact (805)781-5500 during regular business hours or (805)781-4553 after hours, weekends/holidays.



  • For General Public Health Inquiries:  (805) 781-5500
  • For Emergency Preparedness Inquiries:  (805) 781-1077 FAX: (805)788-2715
  • Email: phep@co.slo.ca.us 


San Luis Obispo County
Public Health Department / Emergency Preparedness Program
2180 Johnson Ave., 2nd Floor
San Luis Obispo, CA  93401


Other Phone Numbers

  • Environmental Health Services (division of Public Health Department: (805)781-5544
  • Mental Health Department: (805)781-4700
  • Automated touchtone telephone directory: (805)781-5000
  • Public Health Department (after hours): (805)781-4553
  • Public Health Information Line (PHIL): (805)788-2903