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February 2019 | Volume 4 | Issue 2

County Welcomes New Jail Health Care Service Provider

The County recently welcomed Wellpath as the new contracted jail health care services provider.  Read more.

In Other News...

Video: Celebrate Social Workers Next Month

March 2019 is Social Work Month. Join us in celebrating the important impacts social workers have on our community. Watch the video.

Former Pastor Sentenced to Prison for Sex Crime

Nathan George Rieger, a citizen of Manitoba, Canada and former pastor, was sentenced to two years in state prison for a sex crime.  Read more.

Public Health Investigates Bacterial Meningitis Case After Student Death

A Cuesta College student living in San Luis Obispo tragically died from bacterial meningitis earlier this month. The window for risk of new infections related to this case has closed, and no new cases have been reported. Read more.

'Virtual Dental Home' Program Brings Dental Care to Local Children

The County Public Health Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new effort to bring dental care to more SLO County children: the virtual dental home program.  Read more.

Do You Have Opinions on Agriculture Worker Housing?

We're looking for input on updates to the Agricultural Worker Housing Ordinance, formerly known as the Farm Support Quarters. Read more.

Cave Landing Public Workshop Gathers Input

We held a public workshop this week to get input on a conceptual plan to create a safer parking area at Cave Landing (Pirate's Cove Beach).  Read more.

Outdoor Discovery Festival & Lopez Lake 50th Anniversary 

Join us on Apr. 13 for the Outdoor Discovery Festival and Lopez Lake 50th Anniversary.  Read more.

County Public Libraries Celebrating 100 Years

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Libraries. To celebrate, County Library branches have a full calendar of centennial programs and events. Read more.

County Employee Wins Big on 'Wheel of Fortune'

County IT Project Manager wins a trip to Florida and thousands of dollars on "Wheel of Fortune."  Read more.

County Employee Named Nipomo Citizen of the Year

A County Department of Social Services Employment Resource Specialist, Eunice Lopez, was recently recognized by the South County Chambers of Commerce as 2018 Citizen of the Year for Nipomo. Read more. 

Nipomo Skate Park Design Completed

The County Parks and Recreation Department has completed the design and is now seeking permits for the planned skate park at Nipomo Community Park. Read more.

Adoptable Pet of the Month: Cali

Meet Cali! This bright, playful 6-year-old American Bulldog and a favorite of many at the shelter. Read more.

Just the Headlines...

Volunteer Opportunity: County Health Commission

Public Health Aide Deanna Smaw Recognized with Hands-On Hero Award

Harvest of the Month: From Local Farms to SLO County Students

Board Receives Update on Next Year’s Budget (with video)

Career Opportunities at the County

The County is hiring! Apply for one of the following career opportunities, or share them with your friends. 
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