What's New at Environmental Health

Reusable Bag Ordinance: Starting January 1, 2015, the price of a reusable paper and plastic bag increases from 10 cents to 25 cents at most San Mateo County retailers. San Mateo County is one of many cities and counties across the globe encouraging the use of reusable bags.

New Food Safety Sign System: A new food safety sign system is proposed to begin January 2016 which will use traffic light colors- green, yellow and red signs. These colored placards will be displayed as a simple way for the public to see how a restaurant has scored on their food safety inspection.

Healthy Nail Salon Recognition Program: Support local certified healthy nail salons that have committed to using safer products, safer practices, and improving air quality.