Sequoia Healthcare District

FOR YOUR HEALTH

 

 

Enhancing Access to Care

 

 

Promoting Wellness

 

 

Living Healthier

Sequoia Healthcare District

 

FOR YOUR HEALTH

 

 

 

Our Mission & Vision

Sequoia Healthcare District is committed to improving the health of District residents by enhancing access to care and promoting wellness through responsible stewardship of District taxpayer dollars.

Our Vision is for all District residents to experience optimal physical and mental health at every stage of life.

We pledge to return to the community 100% of the tax revenue in health-related programs and services.

Our Core Values: Sequoia CARES

Compassion

We demonstrate
care by the programs we provide and support

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Action

We act as catalysts for developing and implementing innovative and impactful programs

Respect

We give due regard for the rights of everyone and uphold the dignity all people deserve

Equity

We are committed to improving access to health and wellness services for all residents

Stewardship

We are diligent and ethical in our entrusted role with taxpayer funds 

Our Mission

Sequoia Healthcare District is committed to improving the health of District residents by enhancing access to care and promoting wellness through responsible stewardship of District taxpayer dollars.

Our Vision is to make possible for all District residents to experience optimal physical and mental health at every stage of life.

We pledge to return to the community 100% of the tax revenue in health-related programs and services.

Our Core Values

Compassion

We demonstrate
care by the programs we provide and those we support

Z

Action

We act as catalysts for developing and implementing innovative and impactful programs

Respect

We give due regard for the rights of everyone and uphold the dignity all people deserve

Equity

We are committed to improving access to health and wellness services for all residents

Stewardship

We are diligent and ethical in our entrusted role with taxpayer funds 

Our Annual Impact

At the Sequoia Healthcare District we value innovation and creative solutions to addressing health issues. We have demonstrated that commitment not only by financially supporting great community health projects and outstanding service providers but by also developing and managing our own signature health programs.

Residents served by our district dollars

residents receiving dental and clinical services from our partners

residents receiving food assistance

Children served by our Healthy Schools Initiave programs

Our Programs

Sequoia Healthcare District has been a leader in developing and supporting innovative health care programs for the residents of central and southern San Mateo County. Some of these programs have been developed and are managed by District staff. Other programs have been developed by our government and non–profit partners and in those cases, Sequoia Healthcare District serves as a financial sponsor and appear below as “major funding initiatives.”

Healthy Schools Initiative

Our Healthy Schools Initiative provides funding for school programs to support the health and well-being of our local school communities. 

Sequoia Strong™ (Coming soon)

We’re growing stronger! Sequoia Strong™ (formerly 70 Strong) will soon be your FREE personal resource guide to healthy living for ALL ages in southern San Mateo County. 

Living Healthy

Living Healthy workshops offer techniques and support for feeling better and making the best choices for your health and well-being.

HeartSafe

The HeartSafe program provides CPR classes and places life-saving equipment such as AEDs and Lucas Devices in the community.

Major Funding Initiatives

SHD’s Major Funding Initiatives  are Ravenswood Family Health Center and Samaritan House Redwood City Clinic.

Our Grants

The District’s Caring Community Grants fund the work of more than 50 nonprofits to provide various health services to more than 32,000 resident. The Healthy Schools Initiative Grants fund the work of a multitude of nonprofits to provide services to more than 28,000 students with mental health counseling, physical fitness and nutrition education, and other prevention and early intervention programs. 

Caring Community Grants

Our grants fund organizations or government agencies that offer health services to our District residents.
Learn more

Healthy Schools Initiative Grants

HSI offers school-based grants (for organizations) and mini grants (for staff and students) to support health programs in school. 
Learn more

Our Grants

The District’s Caring Community Grants fund the work of more than 50 nonprofits to provide various health services to more than 32,000 residents. The Healthy Schools Initiative Grants fund the work of more than a dozen non-profits to provide services to more than 28,000 students with mental health, physical fitness and nutrition education, and other prevention and early intervention programs.

Caring Community Grants

Our grants fund organizations or government agencies that offer health services to our District residents.
Learn more

Healthy Schools Initiative Grants

HSI offers school-based grants (for organizations) and mini grants (for staff and students) to support health programs in school.
Learn more

Announcements

2019-20 Healthy Schools Initiative Grants Approved

The Board unanimously approved $535,000 in total funding for the 2019-20 Healthy Schools Initiative (HSI) Grants at the June 5th Board Meeting. Congratulations to all our grantees!

See the list of 2019-20 HSI Grantees

SHD Board of Directors 2019 Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held on the first Wednesday of even months at 4:30PM in the Conference Room, 525 Veterans Boulevard, Redwood City, CA 94063. The 2019 dates are:

February 6, April 3, June 5, August 7, October 2, and December 4

Announcements

2019-20 Caring Community Grants Approved

The Board unanimously approved the Grant Committee’s recommendations of $2.6 million in total funding for the 2019-20 Caring Community Grants at the Special Board Meeting on May 1, 2019. Congratulations to all our grantees!

SHD Board of Directors 2019 Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held on the first Wednesday of even months at 4:30PM in the Conference Room, 525 Veterans Boulevard, Redwood City, CA 94063. The 2019 dates are:

February 6, April 3, June 5, August 7, October 2, and December 4

Upcoming Events

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July

Free Infant CPR Class

Join our free Infant CPR class! This class is ideal for new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save an infant’s life. Held in Redwood City from 6-7:30pm.

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July

Special Board Meeting

A Special Board Meeting will take place the this Wednesday at 4:30 PM at 525 Veterans Blvd., Redwood City. Click the link below to view the agenda.