The San Mateo County Arts Commission, which views the arts as an essential part of a healthy and vibrant community, champions policies and practices that promote social and cultural equity. We strive to promote inclusive and diverse programming and to ensure equitable access to arts and culture for all, with consideration for race, ability, sexual orientation, age, gender, economic status, and cultural background. We also commit to partnering with artists and arts organizations that represent and celebrate the diversity of our county, through the fair and equitable distribution of programmatic and financial support. Through these actions, arts are a vehicle for social change.
Vaccination continues to protect against severe COVID-19 illness, but with the COVID-19 Delta variant now infecting a small percentage of vaccinated people as well as many unvaccinated people, eight Bay Area health officers have issued Health Orders requiring masks indoors in public places. The Orders require all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when indoors in public settings, with limited exceptions, starting at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3.
Redwood City – As an employer and a service provider, the County of San Mateo requires all employees and visitors to County facilities to wear face coverings. The requirement took effect at the start of business today (July 26, 2021). This requirement from the County does not apply to businesses, other government agencies or private employers of any type across San Mateo County.
Masks mandatory as of Monday in County facilities, regardless of vaccination status
he San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today provided a lifeline to struggling local small businesses as part of a $2.8 million COVID-19 relief package.
After falling in June, daily COVID-19 cases rising in San Mateo County
The County of San Mateo continues to work to protect public health and safety in response to the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.
Redwood City – The County of San Mateo is making it easier for property owners to remove highly flammable eucalyptus and trees of certain other species to create fire breaks near homes and escape routes.
COVID-19 recovery efforts and equity shape 2021-23 Recommended Budget
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 Thursday until further notice. Today’s report: