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Health Advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch

Last updated: 4 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating an incident at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. A health advisory has been issued for the area of Pittsburg and Antioch because an incident at the Dow Chemical Plant in Pittsburg could affect individuals with respiratory sensitivities. Most people will not be affected. Eye, skin, nose or throat irritation may be possible for some people in the affected area. CWS alert: http://www.cococws.us/getCurrentAlerts.action More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Community-based Organizations


The AIDS Program coordinates a variety of services with the following organizations that are under contract with our program to provide services. Call the organizations for more information about their services at the phone numbers below.

Organizations Phone Services
Contra Costa Health Services AIDS Program 925-313-6771 Medical Case Management / ADAP intakes
Contra Costa Interfaith Housing 925-944-2244 Housing
Community Health Empowerment 510-236-8122 Needle Exchange
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano 925-676-7543 Food coordination services
Greater Richmond Interfaith Housing 510-233-2141 Housing
La Clinica de la Raza - Mpowerment for MSMs 925-461-7160 Prevention Program
LifeLong Brookside Medical Center- Medical Case Management, VOICES/ VOCES 510-215-9092 Prevention
Neighborhood House of North Richmond 510-235-9780 Transportation, education and prevention
Rainbow Community Center 925-692-0090 Food, Support Groups, Outreach/Testing Referrals
Rubicon Programs (Hawkins Center) 510-232-6611 Legal
YWCA of Contra Costa/Sacramento - Behavioral Health Services/ Mental Health 925-372-4213 Mental Health