Ensuring the Safety of Essential Workers During the Pandemic
Cities of San Mateo and South San Francisco have recently adopted hazard pay ordinances that mandate large-scale grocery and drugstore employers to provide an additional $5 in hourly wages, plus paid time off for employees to get vaccinated.
Inclusive Virtual Community Engagement: New Section in Our Planning for Health Toolkit
Check out our latest update to our Community Engagement Toolkit on emerging practices and strategies for implementing inclusive virtual engagement that expands access for our highest need communities facing barriers to technology.
Daly City Youth Health Center and Jefferson Union High School District Awarded Funding to Deliver Civic Empowerment Training for Youth
We are excited to share that the Daly City Youth Health Center (DCYHC) in partnership with Jefferson Union High School District has been selected to implement their Be The Change (BTC) Advisory project as an additional youth-focused civic empowerment training effort of the CCCS Racial Equity Subcommittee. BTC will empower and educate youth in Daly City to address social determinants of health through civic engagement and policy change, culminating in the creation of a youth advisory board to inform the programming and services of the DCYHC. We look forward to sharing more update
On February 24, 2021, South San Francisco (SSF) city council adopted a Vision Zero resolution to achieve zero roadway fatalities by 2025. By adopting this goal SSF joins five other San Mateo County cities (San Mateo, East Palo Alto, Redwood City, Menlo Park, and Daly City) prioritizing roadway safety. At the special council meeting, the council highlighted their previous involvement and commitment to safer streets near schools by participating in walk audits with the County Office of Education (COE) and Health Policy and Planning (HPP) at Sunshine Gardens and Los Cerritos.
San Mateo County COVID-19 Recovery Initiative and Vaccine Communications and Education Working Group
San Mateo County’s COVID-19 Recovery Initiative convened the Vaccine Communications and Education Working Group (VCEWG) on January 14, 2020.