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Coping Strategies for COVID-19

BHRS Director Scott Gilman discusses coping strategies in this video. Please see the downloadable flyer below the video and share with those that may find this helpful! 

Click on your preferred language to view the PDF:
English | Spanish | Chinese (simplified) | Chinese (traditional) | Tagalog | Russian

Census Challenge: Marc Berman, CA Assemblymember

Join the 2020 Census Challenge!

County Health Officer’s March 23 Statement: COVID-19

See the San Mateo County Health Officer, Dr. Scott Morrow’s most recent statement on COVID-19 posted on March 23, which provides a better understanding of where we find ourselves today, and the critical need for everyone to shelter in place.

You can also read his previous statements from 3/16/20, 3/10/20, 3/5/20, and 2/27/20 here: https://www.smchealth.org/post/health-officer-statements.

Get the latest San Mateo County Health COVID-19 news and information at www.smchealth.org/coronavirus.

Protecting Yourself from COVID-19

Information and Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

San Mateo County Health is working closely with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to respond to novel coronavirus and its potential impacts on the Bay Area. Visit https://www.smchealth.org/coronavirus for information and updates.

Call 2-1-1 for Non-Medical, Non-Emergency Questions About Coronavirus.

2-1-1 is a confidential service accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week in 180 languages. Callers can get answers to questions about how residents, schools and businesses should prepare for COVID-19, as well as ways to prevent the spread of the virus.

2020 Census: Calling for Volunteers!

Honoring Presidents’ Day

Today we honor the founders of a mighty nation and the foundation of a country built upon justice, equality and the preservation of human rights.

That’s why participation in the 2020 Census is so important. It’s our civic duty, and the National Census has been a cornerstone of our democracy since our country began!

Take the pledge to participate in the 2020 Census: www.smccensus.org.

Representing Diversity in the Census

Census 2020: What’s at Stake

The next national census is fewer than 60 days away. Every 10 years, the federal government is required to count each and every person living in the country — regardless of citizenship status, age, or criminal history.

Why it’s Important that Everyone Participates

Ensuring a complete and accurate count in Census 2020 is critical for many reasons​, and to ensure that everyone is equally represented so that government resources are allocated fairly. The census is used to make important community decisions, like where to build homes, parks, schools, and roads and where to offer health, childcare, and transportation services. And businesses rely on census data to determine where to open facilities, what products to develop, and how to market their services.

Your Information is Confidential 

Census 2020 will only ask for very basic information, like age, sex, and race/ethnicity. Citizenship or immigration status will NOT be asked.

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