Public Health

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.

Now is the time to protect your family against COVID, flu, and RSV

October 5, 2023

With new options for RSV protection, an updated COVID vaccine, and this year’s flu shot now widely available in doctors’ offices and pharmacies, Santa Clara County health officials strongly recommend that everyone get vaccinated this fall to protect themselves and others.

County Makes Strides in Addressing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

October 3, 2023

With September nationally recognized as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) Awareness Month, the County of Santa Clara Behavioral Health Services Department (BHSD) is sharing the County’s work to confront FASDs and Executive Functioning Disorders more broadly, and pledging to build upon these efforts in coming years.

County of Santa Clara kicks off 19th annual Binational Health Week

September 29, 2023

The 2023 Binational Health Week in Santa Clara County kicks off with a series of free health events, beginning with a health fair on Saturday, October 7, at Eastridge Mall in San José. The health fair will provide free health exams, COVID vaccinations, flu shots, cultural entertainment, and more.