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Student Grants for EMT Training

The Emergency Medical Services Corps program of Alameda County is now seeking San Mateo County applicants. The EMS Corps program is a renowned training that focuses on preparing underrepresented young males to enter the health care and emergency medical services fields. Applications must be submitted by November 17, 2017.


Let’s Partner Up!

Places where we live, work, play and go to school profoundly shape our health — and places aren’t created equal. Some are filled with amenities while others lack basic infrastructure. Get Healthy San Mateo County (GHSMC) works with local planners and other city staff, policy-makers, and community leaders to build health into our communities, to make the healthy choice the easy choice for everyone in San Mateo County.  Yet there is still more work to be done! Connect with us and our partners throughout San Mateo County to help build healthy, equitable communities. 


San Mateo County Low-Wage Worker Profile

A key priority of Get Healthy San Mateo County (GHSMC) is a Healthy Economy. A strong local economy builds household financial security for all and promotes everyone’s health. An important aspect of financial security is wages—how much money a person or a family makes at their job(s). For most people, but particularly for low-income people, wages are the only source of income to rely for daily and monthly expenses with a limited cushion of savings and additional wealth to draw from. This makes even small changes in wages critical to a family’s financial security.