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Services: General Health


Where to Get Care

San Mateo Medical Center, the Health System’s mobile clinic, and other hospitals serving San Mateo County


Disease & Prevention

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



Immunizations, also known as vaccines or shots, are one of the most important public health efforts to control disease spread in the world.


Public Health Laboratory

Public Health Laboratory serves as a first line of defense to protect the public against communicable diseases and other health hazards. We provide clinical diagnostic testing, environmental testing, emergency response support, applied research, laboratory training and other essential services to the community in a respectful, timely and cost effective manner.

The San Mateo County Public Health Laboratory does not offer identification or testing of ticks for Lyme disease.