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Fighting the Flu with Open Data By Greg Gladman

Each fall, the County of San Mateo Health System offers free and low-cost flu vaccine clinics for County residents. This year, OpenSMC has partnered with the Health System to make information about these clinics available via the free Flu Clinics app for iOS and Android smartphones and devices. Read more...

3B's: Grow Where You Are By John Ridener

Few things have wider implications for our personal and community sustainability than what we eat and where it comes from. To encourage more residents to “grow where you are.” OpenSMC has partnered with Sustainable San Mateo County to help San Mateo County residents understand more about how they can participate in hyperlocal agriculture by keeping bees, chickens and other animals, and growing gardens on their residential property. The project is called 3B’s: Birds, Bees, and Beans. Read more...

OpenSMC's third hacknight By Robert Harker

Tonight was OpenSMC’s third hacknight. Read more...