San Diego County supervisors consider $2.76 billion budget for health care, social services

San Diego County supervisors are considering a $2.76 billion spending plan for health, homelessness and social services that would add new behavioral health services, fund homeless shelters and develop affordable housing.

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency spending comprises the largest part of the county’s proposed $7.15 billion budget for the next fiscal year that begins July 1.

The agency would see a slight drop in expenditures over the next year, with a 1.1 percent decline from $2.84 billion to $2.76 billion, due to the elimination of one-time COVID-19 spending, according to budget figures

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