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.

Community Health Improvement Plan, San Luis Obispo County, 2018-2023

Announcing SLO County’s First Community Health Improvement Plan

95+ community partners worked together to identify priorities and are now putting the plan in action.

Cal Poly pre-med student volunteer leads a physical activity lesson.

Cal Poly Pre-Med Students Bring Nutrition Education to SLO County Kids

The aspiring doctors bring fun, active lessons about healthy eating and physical activity to after-school programs across SLO County. Their work is part of a unique collaboration with the Public...


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