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On November 14, 2019, approximately 33,000 gallons of partially treated sewage was released from the California Men’s Colony due to a mechanical malfunction at the prison’s wastewater treatment plant.
At any given time, 200+ at-risk families in SLO County are receiving home visits and personalized support from the Public Health Department’s field nursing and home visiting programs.
The Public Health Department has confirmed an alarming increase in deaths from fentanyl overdose in San Luis Obispo County. From May to October 2019, ten people have died in SLO County from toxic...
County staff experts offer free, unbiased help comparing plans and signing up for insurance.
Liz Merson takes on new role protecting and promoting health in SLO County.
The world is full of great snack options! Choosing a healthy snack can be easy, affordable and delicious at work, at home and on the go.