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Health Advisory Lifted for Pittsburg and Antioch

Last updated: 5:39 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

The health advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch has been lifted. The advisory was issued for people with respiratory sensitivities this morning after a chemical release at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating the incident. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Syringe Exchange


Needle Exchange Sites are available in East and West County. This one-for-one syringe exchange programs allows injection drug users to receive clean syringes, condoms and harm reduction information.

Times and locations are:

  • Mondays, 6-8 p.m. @ Richmond
    500 “B” St. between Barrett & Richmond Parkway
  • Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. @ Bay Point
    2495 Willow Pass Road
  • Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. @ Pittsburg
    355 Central St.

Call 510-377-9448 to confirm times and locations.

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