Health Officer/Public Health Director
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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.
95+ community partners worked together to identify priorities and are now putting the plan in action.
Liz Merson takes on new role protecting and promoting health in SLO County.
County staff experts offer free, unbiased help comparing plans and signing up for insurance.