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Health Alert Center

The Alert Center allows you to view all alerts and emergencies in San Mateo County put out by SMC Health in one place. If there are alerts or emergencies, they will be listed here as soon as possible. To be instantly notified of alerts and emergencies subscribe to SMC Alert at Please bookmark this page for future use. 


Disease & Prevention

Vaccines (including the flu shot), STD/HIV testing, tuberculosis and hepatitis services, and diseases carried by mosquitoes and ticks.


San Mateo County Park Rx
Prescription Program

Improve your health and well-being by spending time outdoors.  Everyone should have access to nature and outdoor spaces to play and rest.

The San Mateo County Park Rx (Park Prescription) program promotes the use and enjoyment of parks and public lands to benefit your physical and mental health.


Emergency Preparedness

Learn how to get ready for an emergency or natural disaster and find out more about volunteer opportunities.


Healthy Environment

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.


Report a Problem

Report a problem with your apartment, a meal you ate at a restaurant, or find out how to dispose of a dead animal on your property.


Safe Waste Disposal

Learn how to properly dispose of and manage hazardous and potentially toxic waste you may have at home.