Youth Voices Are Essential to Healthy Communities

Help Us Advance Health and Equity – Lead Our Team!
Recruitment has just opened for the Manager of Health Policy and Planning. This role manages a program that focuses on San Mateo County Health's work to advance health and equity to ensure that all County of San read more...
Funding Application Wrap-Up 
The 2021 Get Healthy SMC Community Implementation Funding proposal deadline was on November 12, 2021 at 5pm. We received a total of 26 applications to fund projects for Healthy Housing, Healthy read more...

Get Healthy SMC Community Corner


COVID-19 and Schools: Vaccines for Youth Live Webinar

Casa Circulo Cultural, San Mateo Office of Education San Mateo County Health read more...

Health by Numbers

Youth who are civically empowered show a stronger sense of connection to others, which in turn has positive physical and mental health outcomes. Explore the research on youth civic empowerment and health on our website.


Identifies strategies to improve the health and well-being of the most vulnerable children and families in San Mateo County.

Strengthening Youth Voices in Local Government: Event Postponed
The Strengthening Youth Voices webinar originally scheduled for November has been postponed to early next year. Please keep an eye on our social media and future newsletters for updates!

North Fair Oaks/Redwood City (NFO/RWC) CCCS Celebrates Success and Looks Towards 2022 
On November 8th, the NFO/RWC CCCS partners met in-person for the first time at the Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. Throughout the pandemic, this group has been meeting regularly to share critical information read more...

Photo credit: Mai Le


Complete neighborhoods make it easy for residents to be healthy every day in their communities by making the healthy choice, the easy choice.

Walk Together for Justice and Diversity! 
Fifth graders from Martin Elementary school in South San Francisco were deeply inspired by Ruby Bridges’ bravery and resilience to desegregate an all-white school in New Orleans at the tender age of 6. Their efforts read more...

Photo credit: San Mateo County Office of Education

Healthy Food Promotion in North Fair Oaks 
A big thank you to all the partners who supported the outreach and administration of the North Fair Oaks Healthy Foods Survey. The findings of the survey will be shared with participating read more...


High-quality education creates pathways to better health.

Live Webinars on COVID-19, Schools, and Youth Vaccination
San Mateo County Health, in partnership with the San Mateo County Office of Education, are hosting a series of live webinars to address the school community concerns, needs, and overall efforts in maintaining read more...


A strong local economy builds household financial security for all and promotes everyone’s health.

Health Policy and Planning (HPP) Joins San Mateo Workforce Recovery Stakeholder Network 
Last month HPP participated in a San Mateo Workforce Recovery Stakeholder Network Meeting with other local partners interested in shaping an equity-driven workforce read more...

Photo credit: County of San Mateo 


Stable and affordable housing protects health and provides the ability to engage in healthy opportunities.

The Dilemma of Building New Homes with Limited Land
 Let’s Talk Housing San Mateo County, a countywide effort to inform housing plans, will be concluding its webinar series next month and tackle the hard question of how local jurisdictions with limited land can house read more...
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