The Public Health Department promotes, preserves and protects the health of all San Luis Obispo County residents through disease surveillance, health education, direct services, and health policy development.
The Public Health Department is a division within the Health Agency. It consists of a team of trained health and administrative support professionals, organized within 6 divisions (plus administration). A departmental org chart with an outline of these divisions can be found here.
Laws & Regulations
The work of the department is guided by laws and regulations at the state and national level that outline the roles and responsibilities of Health Officers and their staff. View a list of these laws and regulations.