The home visiting team supports families across SLO County.

Public Health Home Visiting: Supporting a Healthy Start for SLO County’s Youngest Residents

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.


Public Health Dept Warns Residents of Alarming Increase in Deaths from Fentanyl Overdose

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...

Counselor assisting with Covered California enrollment. Photo by staff.

County Offers Support to Residents with Covered California Enrollment

County staff experts offer free, unbiased help comparing plans and signing up for insurance.

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.

Healthy Snack Day celebrations will take place across SLO County on September 12, 2019.

Celebrate Healthy Snack Day in SLO County on September 12

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.