June 3, 2020
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    Redwood City – 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:

    County Expands COVID-19 Testing to Half Moon Bay; Space Available
    The County of San Mateo continues to increase the availability and accessibility of COVID-19 testing to anyone in the county who wants to be tested. The newest testing site is now open in Half Moon Bay with testing available by appointment on June 4, 10 and 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cunha Intermediate School.

    The Half Moon Bay testing location will operate on a two-week rotating schedule with the site closing end of day June 11. Future dates will be announced. Residents must be 18 years or older and register online up to 72 hours in advance of desired appointment date at https://bit.ly/2xk73OL

    The test method is through self-administered swabbing.  Individuals usually receive results in two to five days.  San Mateo County Health will contact those who test positive.

    For more information about COVID-19 resources and testing, call 211.

    County Manager’s Media Briefing on YouTube
    Today’s media briefing on the County of San Mateo’s response to COVID-19 hosted by San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy can be seen at https://youtu.be/ILy0E0kVma4

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

    Mateo County COVID-19 Cases
    San Mateo County Health has updated the number of positive cases to 2,212 as of June 2, 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.