July 9, 2020 — Update on County Response to COVID-19

Redwood City – The County of San Mateo continues to work to protect public health and safety in response to the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

The County of San Mateo’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains open to coordinate countywide response and communications in response to the situation. The EOC’s Joint Information Center will provide status reports every Tuesday and Thursday until further notice. Today’s report:

COVID-19 Testing Available in Three Locations, July 13 - 18

With more testing locations and days available throughout the county, getting a COVID-19 test is easy and is available to any resident including those without symptoms and insurance. Appointments can be scheduled up to three days in advance, but no earlier, through Project Baseline, the state’s free testing provider in San Mateo County, at https://bit.ly/2xk73OL. Also, consider seeking a test at your own private provider or health care network. Many are available at no cost to you.

For the Verily/Project Baseline sites, look for a location and day that is convenient for you. All sites are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.:

July 13 – San Mateo

San Mateo County Event Center 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo

July 14 & 15 – Daly City 

Jefferson Union High School District Office 699 Serramonte Boulevard, Daly City

July 16 & 17 – East Palo Alto 

2160 Euclid Avenue, East Palo Alto

County Manager’s Media Briefing on YouTube

The July 8, 2020, media briefing on the County of San Mateo’s response to COVID-19 hosted by San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy can be viewed at https://youtu.be/9JYxcAdzvNU.

Subscribe to the County’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/sanmateocountygov.

San Mateo County COVID-19 Cases

San Mateo County Health has updated the number of positive cases to 3,787 as of July 8, 2020.

County Health provides detailed information on cases by age group and date and deaths by age group. Learn more at https://www.smchealth.org/coronavirus.

Call Center

Residents with non-medical, non-emergency questions about the coronavirus can call 211 or 800-273-6222 at any time, day or night. Callers from landlines and cellular telephones located within San Mateo County are connected with a trained service professional from 211, a confidential service available in 180 languages.

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