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.

Liz Merson, September 2019.

Public Health Department Welcomes New Division Manager for Health Promotion

Liz Merson takes on new role protecting and promoting health in SLO County.

Medical Reserve Corps volunteer Bruce Baker, left, demonstrates hands-only CPR at the downtown SLO Farmers' Market.

Medical Reserve Corps: Standing Ready to Protect Community Health

This all-volunteer team works behind the scenes to support SLO County residents in times of disaster.


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