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Essential services are still functioning during the shelter-at-home order. Here's what's open.

Posted at 7:47 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 10:47:10-04

The shelter-at-home order issued by San Luis Obispo County is intended to slow the spread of Covid-19 by ensuring people self-quarantine in their residences. It became effective March 19 and will remain in effect until April 17. The order will be reevaluated every 14 days to assess whether it needs to continue.

Essential services will continue to be provided throughout the duration of the order.

County offices are open but most public counters will be closed while the order is in place. Residents are being encouraged to access services online or over the phone.

Here's a list of the individual county departments with available public services:

Auditor - Controller - Treasurer - Tax Collector - Public Administrator (ACTTCPA)
Agriculture/Weights and Measures
Animal Services
Behavioral Health
Child Support Services
County Fire
District Attorney
Parks and Recreation
Planning and Building
Public Guardian
Public Health
Public Works
Social Services
UC Cooperative Extension
Veterans Services

Here is a list of the county departments providing only internal support, not servicing the public:

Central Services
County Counsel
Human Resources
Information Technology

Click on this link for a list of the detailed services available from the county departments listed above.