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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.

Communicable Disease Guide for Schools and Child Care Settings


This resource contains fact sheets for facilities and parents about a variety of infectious diseases, as well as information for disease prevention and control. Information is intended for parents, childcare providers, and school health staff. It contains handy information on diseases (like chickenpox) and nuisance conditions (such as lice) commonly encountered in school and child care settings.

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August 2014