Today, Sheriff Parkinson announced a major upgrade to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s App, offering broadcasts and rebroadcasts of Center for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 alerts.

The app also has a direct link to for all the latest news, information, and updates on local efforts to combat COVID-19. The app and the upgrade are available free for Android and Apple.

The upgraded app is an innovative response to help the public and local businesses stay current on COVID-19 alerts and news.

  • The new COVID-19 feature is centered on the app menu.
  • To get the CDC COVID-19 alerts, go to Settings, then Notifications to register for the CDC Alerts.

“The upgraded app will help the public receive fast breaking, credible news and information from the CDC as well as the official local source of COVID-19 news from,” said Sheriff Parkinson, “I encourage you to share the app with your family, friends, and neighbors so they can receive our alerts and news.”


The newly released upgrade also includes these new features: news & press releases, push notifications/alerts, submit a tip, inmate search and correctional facility information, sheriff’s office social media, and the Most Wanted list.

Download and share the app today. Search for San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office in the App Store or Google Play, or use the link here.