April 3, 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 daily status reports Monday through Friday until further notice. Today’s report:

    Online Q&A about San Mateo County’s Moratorium on Residential Evictions
    Join San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine and John Nibbelin, chief deputy counsel for San Mateo County, in an online conversation Monday, April 6, about San Mateo County’s moratorium on residential evictions in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The event is hosted by Project Sentinel, a Redwood City-based nonprofit agency that promotes fairness and equality of housing for all.

    Details: April 6 at 2 p.m.
    Go to: http://facebook.com/PSProjectSentinel
    Have questions about the moratorium you would like addressed? Send an email to mnagales@housing.org.

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on March 24 passed emergency regulations placing a temporary countywide moratorium on evictions from residential units for non-payment of rent by tenants directly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic; and in certain other cases. More details are at


    Having Trouble Coping with Stress Due to the Pandemic?
    If you need assistance in finding mental help services for you or someone you love, reach out to the San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services’ ACCESS Line at (800) 686-0101. (Always call 911 in case of emergency).

    No Service Charge When You Pay Property Taxes by E-Check
    Residents can pay property taxes from home with no service charges. To learn more watch a short video in English at https://bit.ly/2wccRcF or Spanish at https://bit.ly/2UZybdB.

    Go to the San Mateo County Tax Collector’s website for more information at https://tax.smcgov.org/.

    San Mateo County COVID-19 Cases
    San Mateo County Health has updated the number of positive cases to 486 as of today.

    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.