Public Health

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.

Students across SLO County are recognizing Kick Butts Day with flash mobs and dance performances.

Students Speak Up Against Tobacco on "Kick Butts Day"

Flash mobs, photo booths, and school events put student voices front and center.

Image from SLO Health Counts, November 2017.

SLO County Health Data Now at Your Fingertips

SLO Health Counts makes local health data easy to find and easy to understand.