COVID Pandemic: San Mateo Health Officer Explains Why He's Not Joining Local Stay-At-Home OrdersAs new stay-at-home orders went into effect in several Bay Area counties, San Mateo County's health officer explained why it is following the state's guidelines instead.
COVID Restrictions: San Mateo County Maintains Purple Tier Guidance, Skirts Stay-At-Home OrderWhile much of the Bay Area on Friday decided to adopt the state's regional stay-at-home order restrictions early, San Mateo County officials announced that would instead continue to follow California's purple tier guidelines until further notice.
COVID: San Mateo Health Officer Points To Careless Behavior For Rising Cases, 'In Your Hands' To Stop SurgeCalling the holidays a "super critical time," San Mateo County's health officer appealed to residents to stay vigilant and called out careless behavior as COVID-19 cases surge ahead of Thanksgiving.
San Mateo County Health Officer Calls Out Gatherings For Virus Spread Amid Watch List WorriesAmid concerns that San Mateo County could soon end up on the state's COVID-19 watch list, the county's health officer called out gatherings for contributing to higher transmission of the coronavirus.
Reopenings: San Mateo County To Allow For Limited Nursing Home Visits Under New OrderNursing homes in San Mateo County will soon be allowed to welcome visitors, with limitations, under a new order issued Wednesday.
San Mateo Health Officer: 'Up To You' To Avoid 2nd COVID-19 WaveThe health officer in San Mateo County urged residents to continue wearing face coverings and take other precautions to avoid a potential second wave of COVID-19 infections later this year.
San Mateo Health Officer Urges Vigilance Amid Reopening, Says Hospitalizations RisingWhile San Mateo County continues the process of reopening businesses, the county's health officer urged residents to continue taking precautions to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: San Mateo, Contra Costa Counties Open Door For Drive-Thru Graduation CeremoniesWith the Class of 2020 set to graduate during the coronavirus pandemic, drive-by graduation ceremonies in San Mateo and Contra Costa counties are being allowed under a new order by the counties health officers.