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Implementation Strategies


Get Healthy San Mateo County works across disciples to improve places and build healthy, equitable communities through Policy, Planning, Community Implementation Funding, Research, Capacity Building, and Communication.

To promote healthy places, we need to adopt policies which prioritize health and equity. Key strategies for impliementing GHSMC’s mission and priorities include:


Provide evidence-based policy tools to change the places where people live, work, and learn to improve health outcomes and advance health equity.


Engage in relevant City and community planning processes.

Community Implementation Funding 

Release annual funding opportunities for place-based primary prevention and health equity efforts.


Create toolkits and publications with the latest research and emerging best practices.

Capacity Building

Offer technical assistance and support to organizations and agencies.


Regularly share information and opportunities to get involved, conduct public education and engage the community in decision-making processes.

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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.