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An image with text stating MHSA Annual Update posted for 30 Day Review Click to view article, Mental Health Services Act DRAFT Annual Update Posted

Mental Health Services Act DRAFT Annual Update Posted

The 2020-2021 Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Draft Annual Update and Three-Year Spending Plan has been posted for a 30-day public review.

Man getting a flu shot Click to view article, Get Free Flu Shot Wednesday at Drive-Through Clinic in Arroyo Grande, Atascadero

Get Free Flu Shot Wednesday at Drive-Through Clinic in Arroyo Grande, Atascadero

On Wednesday, San Luis Obispo County residents can protect the community from the flu and help local public health workers complete a mass vaccination drill, which will help the County prepare for when a COVID-19 vaccine is available to the masses.

West 10th Street in San Miguel  Click to view article, Road Work on West 10th Street in San Miguel

Road Work on West 10th Street in San Miguel

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be applying a surface treatment to West 10th Street in San Miguel from Cemetery Road to Pear Valley Way.

Picture of assorted pills and medications Click to view article, A Chance to Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet and  Help Prevent Drug Abuse

A Chance to Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet and Help Prevent Drug Abuse

Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 24th and a free opportunity to dispose of medications and prevent overdose and abuse.

Birds gathering on a beach with waves in the background Click to view article, State Releases COVID-19 Rules for Private Gatherings

State Releases COVID-19 Rules for Private Gatherings

The California Public Health Department released updated guidance for private gatherings.

Pumpkin patch during sunset Click to view article, Have a Safer Halloween During COVID-19

Have a Safer Halloween During COVID-19

The usual spooky festivities for Halloween may feel extra scary due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, you can enjoy safe celebrations and reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.

Los Osos as seen from the top of Broderson Hill.  Photo by Steve Vinson. Click to view article, Cleanup at Midtown Restoration Site in the Community of Los Osos

Cleanup at Midtown Restoration Site in the Community of Los Osos

The County of San Luis Obispo will begin a multi-departmental effort next week to relocate unsheltered community members living in an unauthorized encampment in Los Osos. The County will then clean and restore the site to protect natural habitat resources, as required by regulatory agreements.

Fire truck Click to view article, Annual Report of Public Facilities Fees

Annual Report of Public Facilities Fees

The Annual Public Facilities Fees Report for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 is now available.

Fire truck Click to view article, Annual Report of Public Facilities Fees

Annual Report of Public Facilities Fees

The Annual Public Facilities Fees Report for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 is now available.

District Attorney Press Release Click to view article, District Attorney’s Office Is Expecting… a Furry Friend

District Attorney’s Office Is Expecting… a Furry Friend

The District Attorney’s Office is proud to announce the approval of a canine addition to the Christopher G. Money Victim Witness Assistance Center through our new and innovative Courthouse Dog Program.

Courtney Johnson Click to view article, County of SLO Names New Airports Director

County of SLO Names New Airports Director

San Luis Obispo County will soon have a new Airports Director.

Student wearing teal backpack and holding books stands in front of school entrance Click to view article, K-12 Schools Can Reopen for Modified In-Person Instruction in SLO County

K-12 Schools Can Reopen for Modified In-Person Instruction in SLO County

County Health Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein affirmed that starting October 6, San Luis Obispo County’s K-12 schools have the option to reopen for modified in-person instruction according to the criteria listed in State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

A census taker approaches a home.  Click to view article, Last Chance to Complete 2020 Census in SLO County is October 31

Last Chance to Complete 2020 Census in SLO County is October 31

San Luis Obispo County residents now have until October 31 to complete the 2020 Census, according to a new court ruling.

Pumpkin jack-o'-lantern on wooden bench with mum flowers in the background Click to view article, County Health Officer Issues Guidance for Safer Halloween Activities During COVID-19

County Health Officer Issues Guidance for Safer Halloween Activities During COVID-19

San Luis Obispo County community members now have COVID-19 guidelines for safely and responsibly celebrating Halloween this year.

Jess Drue Brasuell III (03/07/1961), Booking Photo, dated 11/09/2017 Click to view article, Sex Offender Sentenced to Prison After Victims Describe Impact of Abuse

Sex Offender Sentenced to Prison After Victims Describe Impact of Abuse

A San Luis Obispo County Judge sentenced convicted sex offender Jess Drue Brasuell III to 47 years and 4 months in prison for sex crimes.

Sun shining over rows of agricultural crops Click to view article, Housing for the Harvest Program Expands to San Luis Obispo County

Housing for the Harvest Program Expands to San Luis Obispo County

Housing for the Harvest program expands to San Luis Obispo County, providing temporary housing to agricultural workers exposed to COVID-19.

Stella the Queensland healer mix dog. Click to view article, September Pet of the Month: Stella

September Pet of the Month: Stella

This cute and loving Queensland is looking for a home! Could it be yours?

Paso Robles Event Center entrance sign Click to view article, Free COVID-19 Tests Coming to Paso Robles and Morro Bay

Free COVID-19 Tests Coming to Paso Robles and Morro Bay

Two new COVID-19 testing sites are coming to San Luis Obispo County in October, offering COVID-19 tests free of charge.

Empty swing with playground in the background Click to view article, State Releases Guidance for Outdoor Playgrounds, Updates School Guidance FAQs

State Releases Guidance for Outdoor Playgrounds, Updates School Guidance FAQs

State health officials have issued new COVID-19 guidance for outdoor playgrounds and other outdoor recreational facilities. Additionally, the State has updated the School Guidance FAQs to include information on boarding schools.

Creating Normal with Zoom Click to view article, Creating Normal with Zoom

Creating Normal with Zoom

The Department of Child Support Services recognizes the unique challenges that many are experiencing during these times, and is here to help.

Person receiving vaccination from healthcare provider Click to view article, Getting Vaccinated Against the Flu is More Important Than Ever

Getting Vaccinated Against the Flu is More Important Than Ever

In an effort to prevent a "twindemic" of COVID-19 and seasonal influenza, the San Luis Obispo County Health Officer urges residents to get vaccinated against the flu.

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Drive Thru Event Brings Support and Hope to SLO County

The County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department is wrapping up September by inviting the community to partake in their Suicide Prevention Month drive-thru event.