EAP Support and Resources: Uvalde Texas Shooting

Courtesy of our Employee Assistance Program: Claremont EAP

Public Invited to Celebrate Juneteenth

Flag raising kicks off month of celebratory & educational events Redwood City — County and community leaders will raise a commemorative Juneteenth flag at County Center this Friday, June 3, kicking off a month of events aimed at celebrating the end of slavery in the United States and acknowledging the obstacles still facing the Black community. The public is invited to the flag raising and to celebrate and learn the history of the nation’s newest national holiday.

Pandemic Recovery, Homelessness, Advancing Equity Focus of 2022-23 Recommended Budget

Redwood City — County Executive Officer Mike Callagy today released a $3.4 billion recommended budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year that focuses on economic recovery from the pandemic, ending homelessness and advancing social justice and equity.

Statement on the Uvalde Massacre

San Mateo County District Attorney Stephen M. Wagstaffe and all members of the District Attorney's Office are saddened and horrified by the tragic massacre of 19 children and two adults in Uvalde, Texas.

May 2022 Benefits Newsletter

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Mental Health Month was established in 1949 to increase awareness of the importance of mental health and the impact it can have on our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Mental health is essential for a person's overall health. Prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can recover from mental disorders and live full and productive lives.

One Day Count Shows Rise in Homeless Population, Need to Continue Shelter, Housing and Service Expansion

Providing shelter and affordable housing, health, and mental health services are keys to ending homelessness Redwood City – County Executive Officer Mike Callagy today announced to a virtual gathering of community leaders that a one-day count found 1,808 people experiencing homelessness in San Mateo County.

Bay Area Health Officials Share Guidance to Navigate the U.S.’ Infant Formula Shortage

There continues to be a shortage of infant formula nationwide due to supply chain issues and a recall of infant formula due to bacterial contamination in the Abbott manufacturing plant in Michigan. The federal government is currently working on strategies to increase production of formula and help families access existing stock. Compared to other states California is faring better, but the shortages are still of concern. 

People v. Anthony Quinnine

On May 19, 2022, after a day of deliberation, a jury convicted Defendant Anthony Quinnine of three felony counts including theft from an elder and extortion.

San Mateo County Supervisors Adopt Resolution Affirming Support for Women’s Reproductive Rights

Supervisors Dave Pine and Warren Slocum Commit San Mateo County to a Plan of Action to Support Planned Parenthood REDWOOD CITY – Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution affirming San Mateo County’s unwavering support for women’s reproductive freedom and healthcare policy.

San Mateo County Supervisors Call for Action Plan and Introduce Resolution Supporting Women’s Reproductive Rights

Leaked U. S. Supreme Court draft opinion spurs call to action Redwood City – Two San Mateo County Supervisors today introduced a resolution pledging the “unwavering support” of the County for “a woman’s freedom” to make her own reproductive choices.