Aug 11

HEAL SLO 10 Year Anniversary Conference

The HEAL SLO 10 Year Anniversary Conference will be held on October 7th, 2016.

Please come and help us celebrate 10 years of work to address healthy eating and active living in our community.

Please click the attachments below for more information and registration.

Veggie Box Competition

Heal SLO Conference Information


Jul 26

OutsideIn SLO is One of 19 Nationwide to Receive “Model Practice Award” in 2016


San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department was honored with the Model Practice Award at the 2016 Annual Conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). The award celebrates local health departments for developing programs that demonstrate exemplary and replicable best practices in response to a critical local public health need. OutsideIn SLO: We Take Health and Climate Change Personally was one of 19 local health department programs to receive NACCHO’s prestigious Model Practice Award.

“We are proud to receive NACCHO’s Model Practice Award.  The award is evidence of our commitment to developing responsive and innovative public health programs that improve the health of local residents,” said Dr. Penny Borenstein, County Health Officer.

OutsideIn SLO was a pilot project designed to highlight the co-benefits between climate change mitigation and health promotion, focusing on key strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that also have a beneficial effect on health and quality of life.  It was the first formal climate and health education campaign implemented by a local health department in California, which attempted to communicate climate change as a critical public health issue using existing Public Health Department programs and staff.

“This award puts San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department in special company with a select group of health departments that exemplify a forward-thinking, proactive approach toward protecting and promoting the health of communities nationwide,” said NACCHO Executive Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck.


For more information on OutsideIn SLO, please contact Morgan at 805-781-1560.

Jun 02

Exciting opportunity to impact community health in San Luis Obispo & Santa Barbara counties!

The UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties is now hiring for a full-time Nutrition Education Assistant 1! Under supervision, the Nutrition Education Assistant performs a variety of activities in support of the Nutrition Education Program including clerical office tasks, assembling of nutrition education kits and displays, tracking of inventory and evaluation data and representing the program at community events as needed. The position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

For more information or to apply:

Apr 28

Community Advocacy Training


Feb 17

USDA Releases New Dietary Guidelines

Aug 20

Wellness Training – Sign up by 9/11/2015

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