Public Health News

Three SLO County Residents Diagnosed with Hepatitis A Following Private Catered Event

The Public Health Department is actively investigating these cases and contacting those who may have been exposed to the virus.

Forty-six County employees gave blood in the 2019 blood drive in downtown SLO.

County Employee Blood Drive Meets 100 Percent of Donation Goal

Forty-six County employees donated blood through the 2019 County Employee Blood Drive on May 22, filling 100 percent of the available donation appointments in the one-day drive.

The Nipomo Elementary team recently earned the national Champions of Breakfast award.

Nipomo Elementary Wins National School Breakfast Award

It's one of six schools in California to win the USDA’s Champions of Breakfast Award for supporting student health and learning with an outstanding breakfast program. The Public Health Department’s...

Boost your water's appeal with chopped fruit or fresh mint.

Rethink Your Drink: 11 Tips to Kick-Start a Healthy Water Habit

Spring is in the air! It’s the perfect time to kick-start a healthy habit of drinking more water, at work and all day long.

The Public Health Laboratory team works to keep SLO County safe and healthy.

Behind the Scenes at the Public Health Lab

Day-to-day, the County Public Health Laboratory plays a vital role in protecting our community from risks we often don’t see.