Get the latest information on our work to reduce smoke and tobacco in San Mateo County, how to keep your home healthy, how clean local waterways are, how safe locally harvested fish is to include in your menu, and what you can do to help prevent pollution. Plus, get the latest information on healthier manicures and pedicures.
Smoke-Free San Mateo County
Welcome to the Smoke-Free San Mateo County webpage. Below you will find information about our efforts to create smoke-free homes, reduce the availability of tobacco products in retail environments, and provide resources for individuals interested in quitting smoking. Please contact the Tobacco Prevention Program (650-573-3777 or TobaccoPrevention@smcgov.org) if you have any questions.
How to make your home healthier by reducing pests and mold, protect your family from lead and make your home smoke-free.
Pets & Wildlife
Learn what to do about pests in your home and dead or injured wildlife on your property and how to protect your furry family from getting sick or lost.
Pollution Prevention Program
A Healthier Environment for Healthier People
Sign up for the Pollution Prevention Program biannual newsletter. Read the Spring 2023 newsletter here.
Follow the Environmental Health Services blog to stay updated on upcoming events and program highlights.
Healthy Nail Salon Program
Healthy Nail Salon Program Overview:
San Mateo County’s Healthy Nail Salon Program promotes nail salons that are healthier for customers, employees, and the planet. The Program supports local businesses by:
Fish Smart Program
Promoting Guidelines for Safe-to-Eat Fish from the San Francisco Bay and Pacific Ocean
We are fortunate to have access to fresh seafood from the San Francisco Bay and Pacific Ocean. Many fish in the bay and ocean are healthy and safe to eat, but some fish have high levels of toxins that can harm your health and are NOT safe to eat. Below are guides to help you choose the safest fish for you and your loved ones to consume. You can also sign up for guideline updates.