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Health Advisory

Last updated: October 16, 2017, 1:40 pm

How to help North Bay Wildfire Victims:

Wildfire relief organizations prefer monetary donations at this time. For safety reasons, and to avoid blocking emergency traffic, please don’t bring donations to areas affected by wildfires.

Places to donate in Contra Costa:

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a health advisory due to heavy smoke from the North Bay Fires. For more information visit

Recall Notice:

Voluntary Recall of Tattoo Ink, Needles, and Kits

The FDA has issued a voluntary recall regarding tattoo ink, tattoo needles, and tattoo kits manufactured by White & Blue Lion, Inc. and sold by 8Decades and White & Blue Lion, Inc through due to microbial contamination. Using these contaminated products can lead to infection and possibly sepsis. Further details on the recall, include affected product code and lot number information.