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Unmasking Health Disparities

Dia de los Muertos is the theme of this month’s newsletter with a focus on life expectancy as a measure of population health and specifically the differences in outcomes by race, place, and income. Find more on healthy happenings throughout the county here! 


Successful Data Collection for Successful Students

Get Healthy SMC presented on the CA Healthy Kids Survey at the Respect! 24/7 conference last month, which gathered school districts, community organizations, and education advocates from across San Mateo County. Planners shared how the survey is a great tool to assess the most pressing health needs in the county, such as nutrition, mental health and social well-being.


Visionary, Healthy Planning

East Palo Alto is one of the first cities in San Mateo County to include a Health Element in the City’s General Plan! Passed this month, the General Plan is a true long-term investment in resident’s health. We are so proud of East Palo Alto’s leadership and are honored to have been part of this process. We think EPA Senior Planner Guido Persicone said it best, “My advice to cities is definitely do it.