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Article Maria Lorente-Foresti, Office of Diversity & Equity Director
Young Asian woman smiling at her coworker

Health Staff Recognized for Racial Equity Work

On November 14, 2019,  San Mateo County Health was acknowledged for their participation and membership in the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE). GARE is a national network of government agencies working together to reach a place where race no longer determines one’s life path. Within BHRS, this GARE work is aligned with and supports our Multicultural Organizational Development (MCOD) efforts and plan. 

Article Diane Tom, Communications
Health Ambassador graduates

Health Ambassador Program Continues to Grow
Empowering local residents to support their communities

This year, a record number of 19 people graduated from the free public education program geared towards improving the health and well-being of individuals in San Mateo County. 

The Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) Health Ambassador Program (HAP) was created in 2014 to honor the important role that community members play in healing and supporting others in their communities. 

Article Francis Lu, MD
Nang Du, MD

In Memory of Nang Du, MD

Nang Du, MD served as the Medical Chief of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services’ (BHRS) North County Clinic in Daly City for over 11 years.  Born in Chau Doc, Vietnam on October 10, 1950, he passed away on November 12, 2019.