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Flaring at Chevron in Richmond

Last updated: 10 p.m. Thursday, December 18, 2014

The flaring has currently stopped at Chevron in Richmond but there may be intermittent flaring this evening. Flaring is a controlled burn off of gas. Our Hazardous Materials staff assessed the situation and determined a shelter-in-place was not needed.

Bioterrorism


Bioterrorism is the deliberate release of a biological substance such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or their toxins into a community to create panic, fear, disease or death in people.

On these pages you can learn more about these potential bioterrorism agents and their effects, get the answers to frequently asked questions about how to prepare for a potential bioterrorism emergency, and explore our many links to Internet resources on bioterrorism.


Emergency Hotline Numbers


See also:

- Shelter-In-Place instructions
- Information for Health Providers


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´╗┐Physicians who need to report a suspected public health emergency should contact the Public Health division immediately at 925-313-6740; or after hours, call the sheriff's dispatch at 925-646-2441 and ask for the Health Officer On Call.