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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.

AOD Advisory Board

Committees


There are four standing committees:

Executive/Nominating Committee

Comprised of the chairs from each committee and is the policy-making branch of the Advisory Board. It performs the duties associated with Board membership and nominations.

Community Awareness Committee

Heightens awareness throughout the community regarding alcohol and other drug issues by participating in community events and maintaining contact with the media and collaborating with other agencies. They also coordinate the annual People Who Make a Difference Awards.

Youth and Family Committee

Two main roles: 1) to receive feedback from clients and community members regarding treatment and prevention services, 2) to share this information with the full Board as well as the Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Division.

Public Policy Committee

Reviews and studies public policy issues making recommendations to the full Advisory Board for submission to the Board of Supervisors on public policies related to prevention, treatment and recovery issues.