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Looking for your COVID-19 vaccination record?

The California Department of Public Health has created an online portal where you can access your vaccination information. The site will give you a digital copy of your vaccine record, which you can also print. Go to myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov.

If you notice an error in the state’s record, please contact the entity that gave you the vaccine to get the information corrected.

Aging and Adult Services: Protection

Overview

Protection

Adult Protective Services

Forms for mandated reporters: 

SOC 341 Report of Suspected Dependent Adult/Elder Abuse

SOC 342  Report of Suspected Dependent Adult/Elder Financial Abuse 

Protect Yourself From Senior Scams

Did you know that a recent report from TrueLink Financial revealed that older adults lose almost $13 billion dollars a year to financial fraud? Much of this comes from cons, scams and identity theft. San Mateo County wants to help you protect your money from fraudsters! Explore this page to learn more about common scams and resources for victims.

If you suspect someone you love is being abused, financially exploited or neglected, please call San Mateo County’s Aging and Adult Services at 1-800-675-8437 or 1-884-868-0938 to speak to a trained staff member 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are confidential.

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Safety Highlight: Coronavirus Scams
Three Ways to Avoid COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

The Federal Trade Commission issued a new consumer education blog post on December 8, 2020, with the National Association of Attorneys General, offering tips on how to recognize and avoid vaccine-related scams. According to the post, with COVID-19 vaccines in the pipeline, scammers will not be far behind, and people should recognize the red flags of potential scams.

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COVID Elder Abuse Resources

 

Stop Telemarketers

Some solicitation calls are more a nuisance than an attempted theft or scam. Here are some ways to stop junk calls. (Note: Many scams are conducted via telephone conversations with older adults. Scammers are trained in using the right language so that they come off as trusting and knowledgeable. These tips help with solicitors calling on behalf of legitimate business entities.)

General information

Public Administrator

Losing a loved one is never easy. The San Mateo County Public Administrator is here to help ensure the process after someone passes is managed with dignity, respect, and trust.

Referral Line: (650) 573-3475
Information and Inquiry Line: (650) 573-2736
Fax: (650) 573-2310
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Public Guardian

The Public Guardian/Public Conservatorship program serves frail elderly adults and adults with physical or mental disabilities which result in their being unable to provide for their needs for health care, food, clothing or shelter and/or unable to manage their own finances or resist fraud or undue influence. The Superior Court makes the decision to provide conservatorship for such adults.

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How Much Is Too Much?

For most people, the junk mail and belongings that clog the mailbox and pile up around the house are simply annoying - something to go through and throw away when there’s time. But for others, excessive clutter and hoarding can harm a person’s health, family, and social life. Help is available.