October 8, 2020
  • 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 status reports every Tuesday and Thursday until further notice. Today’s report:


    COVID-19 Testing Capacity Increases With Event Center and Mobile Testing Sites 
    Testing for COVID-19 is available for everyone who lives or works in San Mateo County regardless of symptoms or increased risk of exposure.

    Information on testing options, including at the San Mateo Event Center and at neighborhood mobile sites in San Mateo County, can be found at  https://www.smcgov.org/testing

    To make an appointment with the County’s testing partner, go to Project Baseline.

    San Mateo County Event Center Testing: 

    The San Mateo Event Center is still processing the greatest number of tests in the County. Testing is available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays at the San Mateo County Event Center. To see testing availability and make an appointment, up to seven days in advance, visit Project Baseline.

    Mobile Testing:

    Testing at sites served by a mobile operation is available Monday through Friday. See the schedule for Oct. 9 – 16 below and make an appointment up to seven days in advance at Project Baseline.

    Remember: If you don't have access to the internet, an on-site volunteer may be able to help you register and get tested.

    Daly City: Oct. 13 & 14 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

    Jefferson Union High School District Office

    699 Serramonte Boulevard


    East Palo Alto: Oct. 9, 15 & 16 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

    2160 Euclid Avenue


    County Manager’s Media Briefing on YouTube

    The Oct. 7, 2020, media briefing on the County of San Mateo’s response to COVID-19 hosted by San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy can be viewed at https://youtu.be/Q7R5OKSyArY.

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


    San Mateo County COVID-19 Case Count

    San Mateo County Health has updated the number of positive cases to 10,395 as of Oct. 8, 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 or 800-273-6222 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.

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