Mental Health Awareness Month Virtual Background 
Mental Health Awareness Month is recognized each May to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding mental conditions. Mental read more...
Farewell to Our Interns, Karina and Molly 
During their time with us, Karina and Molly have been an integral part of our team, bringing fresh perspectives and new ideas to the read more...



San Mateo County Supports Food Security in Our Communities 
California Senate Bills (SB) 600 and 348 support the wellbeing of CalFresh recipients and students. SB 600 would raise the minimum Read more...
Redwood City Together (RWCT) hosts Community Impact Celebration 
RWCT works to advance the success of youth and families in Redwood City and North Fair Oaks through community collaboration. On April 6, the read more...

Transforming Systems for a Healthier
San Mateo 

BACHAC hosted a community mini-town hall on March 22. Community members heard data highlights from the Community Health read more...

HPP Updates


Community Data Forum 
On April 20, San Mateo County Health hosted a Community Data Forum. Participants learned how to search for data and build reports read more...

BAHRII Community Engagement Round Table 
The HPP Health Equity Team joined the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) to convene a roundtable to read more...

Community Announcements


Unlimited Visits to County Parks 
Attention nature lovers. You may be able to get a free annual park pass! We all deserve access to parks and the opportunity to explore and enjoy the beauty of our 20+ County Parks. The read more...

Sign-Up for the Final Contemplative Practices Session! 
Senior Coastsiders is hosting their final (tenth) contemplative practices session. The session topic is on Mind-Body Centering and will be held on May 9, 4:00-5:00 PM (In-person). Contact read more...

Boards and Commissions Vacancies 
There are multiple boards and commissions vacancies for the City of San Bruno, City of Redwood City, and County of San Mateo. Read more...

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Community Collaboration Highlights


Leadership Collaborative Image of Tamarra and Veena
The Leadership Council San Mateo County believes communities are stronger when a diversity of leaders are connected, knowledgeable, and targeted in their efforts to create positive change. This year, Health Policy and Planning (HPP) staff participated in read more...

Creating Safer Streets 
In April, the San Mateo County Office of Education hosted four walk audits at schools in Daly City, Pacifica, and Half Moon Bay. These walk audits were facilitated by national read more...


Learning Opportunities & Highlights


May is Affordable Housing Month
The Housing Leadership Council is hosting several workshops throughout the month: To learn more go to:

Rethink Your Drink Day is May 10! 
Rethink Your Drink Day is a National Day of Action in California. The goal of this day to bring awareness of the health effects of drinking sugar sweetened beverages read more...

Health Equity in America: Political Determinants of Health 
Highmark Health’s Enterprise Equitable Health Institute hosted Daniel Dawes’ Lecture on March 28. His leadership on the political read more...

Farmworker Health in California Study 
On April 17, Attorney General Rob Bonta held a virtual dialogue on actions taken by leaders in California to protect the health and read more...
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