April 8, 2020
  • Redwood City, Calif. – The County of San Mateo continues to work to protect public health and safety in response to the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

    The County of San Mateo’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains open to coordinate countywide response and communications in response to the situation. The EOC’s Joint Information Center will provide daily status reports Monday through Friday until further notice. Today’s report:

    Media Briefing Videos Now Available
    County Manager Mike Callagy is hosting briefings and taking questions via video conference with members of the Bay Area news media. The goals are to provide:

    Accurate and timely information
    Access to local reporters with unfiltered and unrestricted questions
    Information directly for San Mateo County residents

    Videos will be posted on the County’s YouTube channel shortly after each briefing and will continue as necessary.

    The April 3 briefing is available at https://youtu.be/S9LxLsSh_wM (note the video begins a few moments after the audio).

    Today’s briefing is available at https://youtu.be/2sDiulak6MY.

    Subscribe to the County’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/sanmateocountygov

    San Mateo County COVID-19 Cases
    San Mateo County Health has updated the number of positive cases to 617 as of April 7, 2020.

    County Health provides detailed information on cases by age group and date and deaths by age group. Learn more at https://www.smchealth.org/coronavirus

    Call Center
    Residents with non-medical, non-emergency questions about the coronavirus can call 211 at any time, day or night. Callers from landlines and cellular telephones located within San Mateo County are connected with a trained service professional from 211, a confidential service available in 180 languages.