AT A GLANCE: Providing the key information to help you navigate the novel coronavirus pandemic in San Mateo County – Updated 10/21/20. Click on SOURCE for more information about each category.
Health & Emergencies
COVID-19 Testing Sites
Click here for list of county food distribution locations.
Click here for school meal sites.
General: County resources PDF
Immigrant and undocumented resource: San Mateo County Immigrant Relief Fund,
Rental assistance and resources:Housing Industry Foundation
Schools may reopen for in-person instruction. To reopen, schools or districts must submit a request for a plan review to the San Mateo County Office of Education (SMCOE).
All buildings closed. Curbside pickups available.
Indoor services allowed with limited capacity (25% or 100 people, whichever is fewer) since county is in red tier of state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
Face coverings and physical distancing required onboard and at stops.
SamTrans: additional routes restored plus fare collection and front-door boarding resumed. Exit through rear doors when possible.
BART: Closes at 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday open 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
May open indoors with modifications. This includes: nail salons, tattoo parlors, estheticians, body waxing studios, massage studios, piercing shops, and skin care services. Hair salons and barbershops may also open indoors with their own modifications.
Reduced service and limited hearings. Expect delays in obtaining judgments, fulfilling public records requests, and processing and filing documents. Persons entering courtroom must wear a face mask, practice physical distancing and check in with staff.
Conduct business or access services online or by phone where possible. Vital services provided with reduced contact and social distancing.
Statewide eviction ban in effect through January 31, 2021 for qualifying residential tenants who could not pay rent due to COVID-19 related hardship. Tenant must provide declaration of hardship.
DMV offices are open for customers with existing appointments and transactions that require an in-person visit. Face coverings and social distancing required for in-person visits.
New behind-the-wheel drive test appointments available. Other new appointments not yet available. Customers encouraged to complete tasks online if possible. Use the DMV Service Advisor to learn options for completing DMV tasks.
Operational. Recology offices are temporarily closed to walk-in customers. Bills can be paid online, by phone or by mail.