Press Release

County Fights the Opioid Crisis with a Cutting-edge Approach

November 30, 2023

As the county grapples with growing numbers of deaths from overdoses of fentanyl and other opioids, the County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health Services Department (BHSD) is deploying a comprehensive series of initiatives to prevent overdose deaths in local communities.

Santa Clara County Commemorates 35th Annual World AIDS Day

November 28, 2023

The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department, the City of San José, and local partner organizations and commissions join others from around the world to commemorate the 35th annual World AIDS Day, with events November 28 to December 1.

Cooling Centers Open in Santa Clara County as Heat Returns

October 18, 2023

Cooling centers are open throughout Santa Clara County to protect the public from warmer temperatures over the next two days. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Heat Advisory for the entire Bay Area starting at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19.