Local vegetables at the Downtown SLO Farmers' Market. Photo credit: Downtown SLO.

Market Match Promotes Healthy Eating, Supports Local Farmers

For CalFresh participants, program “doubles your money” to spend on fruits and vegetables at local farmers markets.

Medical Reserve Corps volunteer Bruce Baker, left, demonstrates hands-only CPR at the downtown SLO Farmers' Market.

Medical Reserve Corps: Standing Ready to Protect Community Health

This all-volunteer team works behind the scenes to support SLO County residents in times of disaster.

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...