SMC Parks Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program Data

View monitoring data for our Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program at Pillar Point Bluff and Quarry Park.

Quarry Park Off-Leash Pilot Program Approved By Board of Supervisors

At its April 5, 2022 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved the Department’s appeal to allow an off-leash dog pilot program to proceed at Quarry Park while upholding the Planning Commission’s denial of a Coastal Development Permit for the pilot program at Pillar Point Bluffs.

BOS to Hear Appeal of CDP for Off-Leash Dog Pilot April 5

On Feb 22, 2022 the Parks Department filed an appeal of the San Mateo County Planning Commission’s decision that denied the Department’s application for a Coastal Develop Permit (CDP) for off-leash dog pilot programs at Quarry County Park and Pillar Point Bluffs. The appeal requests to pursue a pilot program at Quarry Park only and not at Pillar Point Bluffs.

Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program To Be Presented To Planning Commission

On February 9, San Mateo County Parks will present the Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program to the Planning Commission as part of the Coastal Development Permit process.

COVID-19: What You Need to Know Today

The emergence of the Omicron variant in late 2021 has stressed the local, state and national health care systems. This is a confusing time. We are providing information below to the best of our ability that is current as of today, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022.

County of San Mateo Expands COVID-19 Testing Options

Redwood City — In response to the surge in the Omicron variant, the County of San Mateo is expanding opportunities for COVID-19 testing.

Pediatric vaccines available at eight County-run clinics in January

San Mateo County Health is offering pediatric COVID-19 vaccines at eight sites throughout the county during the month of January. Free and open to the public, these clinics will offer the Pfizer vaccine to children aged 5-11. Boosters and vaccines for other ages will not be available.

County Urges Testing, Vaccines as Holidays Continue and School Return Looms

Amid sharp increases in new COVID-19 cases during this holiday season, County Health is urging residents to seek out testing and get vaccinated, especially those traveling or anticipating a return to in-person schooling.

Longtime Deputy County Manager Named as Second in Command

Deputy County Manager Peggy Jensen, a skilled leader who is heading the County’s COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts, is nominated as the County of San Mateo’s second-in-command.

County Revenues Up Due to One-Time Federal COVID-19 Grants: Annual Financial Reports for FY 2020-21

The County of San Mateo’s revenues increased by $224 million in Fiscal Year 2020-21, mostly due to one-time federal grants received to help address COVID-19, according to the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) which is now available.

A Vaxiversary Feature: After I Received the COVID-19 Vaccine, I Could...."

What we heard back: The joy of being able to hug loved ones. Feeling safer about kids returning to school. Worries over whether the pandemic will ever end. What we learned is that the past year has been one of hope, strength and struggle. We invite you on a journey that no one knows when will end. (View the story below on its own web page.)

Bay Area Health Officers Urge Boosters to Protect Against Omicron Variant

Public health agencies across the Bay Area urge everyone eligible to get vaccinated and, if eligible, get a booster shot right away to protect against the rapidly spreading Omicron variant.