May 25, 2023
  • Redwood City – The Board of Supervisors will take a hard look at the damage fentanyl and opioids are inflicting on San Mateo County residents at a special study session on Tuesday, May 30, 2023.

    County Health will lead the study session titled, “The Opioid & Fentanyl Crisis in San Mateo County: An Overview,” which will examine the evolution and extent of the opioid crisis locally, share a recovering client’s perspective, note what’s working and where gaps lie and recommend actions.

    The meeting, convened at the request of Board President Dave Pine, takes place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2023, with both in-person and remote participation available. View the agenda.

    Board Chambers

    400 County Center
    Redwood City 94063

    The webinar ID is:  919 1851 9540

    Live interpretation in Spanish is available. See the agenda for details.

    Opioids and fentanyl have become the leading cause of accidental overdose deaths in the United States – and involved in more deaths of Americans under 50 than any cause of death, including heart disease, cancer, homicide, suicide and other accidents.