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San Mateo County Health Officer pushes back against state-mandated closures

Original post made on Aug 7, 2020

Dr. Scott Morrow, San Mateo County's top health officer, issued a statement Thursday voicing disapproval of the state's actions to force the closure of local businesses as the COVID-19 case count rises countywide.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, August 7, 2020, 5:36 PM

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Posted by awatkins
a resident of Woodside: Skywood/Skylonda
on Aug 7, 2020 at 9:07 pm

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That’s it, Kate? No comments from the SMC board of Supervisors? Did you call the Governor’s office? Everything you reported is on the SMC website. That’s not journalism, that’s transcription.


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Posted by Brian
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Aug 7, 2020 at 9:14 pm

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I like the article and I am very happy to see the R-eff is down to .91. It was at .99 a day or two ago. If we keep trending well maybe the schools can open. I know a lot of parents are looking forward to that, with the necessary precautions of course.


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Posted by Virginia
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Aug 10, 2020 at 2:30 pm

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Finally, an acknowledgment of the transfer of infected prisoners from San Quentin to San Mateo County skewing the county's case numbers. But why did it take so long? We need to show support now for Dr. Morrow's position. Email your city and county authorities.


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