Welcome to the Communicable Disease (CD) Control and Prevention Program in the Public Health Department of San Luis Obispo County. The CD program works in partnership with healthcare providers and the community to protect the public from the spread of contagious diseases that could result in illness, disability or death. The CD Program also provides consultations and information on contagious diseases, offers referrals for treatment of individuals exposed to certain communicable diseases, and conducts investigations on highly transmissible conditions.
For Information regarding Influenza, H1N1 influenza, influenza prevention and symptoms,
please follow these links:
The key functions of the Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Program include:
- Communicable Disease Surveillance and Control:
-To report a Communicable disease, please use a Confidential Morbidity Report (CMR) ( PDF 1064 KB) This form is for all diseases OTHER than Tuberculosis and a lapse of conciousness and/or condition reportable to the DMV.
- Education and Prevention:
- Evaluation and Treatment
Vaccine Preventable Disease Documents
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SAN LUIS OBISPO Public Health
2191 Johnson Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: 805-781-5500 or after hours 805-781-4550
For specific information regarding treatment or follow up on specific communicable diseases you search alphabetically on the Federal Center for Disease Control (CDC) website http://www.cdc.gov/node.do/id/0900f3ec8000e035
California DHS, Division of Communicable Disease Control (DCDC)
|Dr. Penny Borenstein Health Officer|
|Online Contact Form|
|M-F, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM|
|To report an after hours public health emergency or urgent communicable disease, call 805-781-4553.|