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Public Health Advisory for the Richmond area

Last updated: 4/21/15, 11:27 a.m.

Contra Costa Hazardous Materials staff are investigating an incident at the Chevron refinery in Richmond. A health advisory has been issued for Richmond, North Richmond and San Pablo because the incident could affect individuals with respiratory sensitivities. Most people will not be affected. Eye, skin, nose or throat irritation may be possible for some people in the affected area. No shelter-in-place order has been issued at this time. CWS alert: http://www.cococws.us/getCurrentAlerts.action More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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Contra Costa EMS
1340 Arnold Drive, Suite 126
Martinez, California 94553
925-646-4690
925-646-4379 fax
Office Hours: 8 a.m.–noon & 1–5 p.m., Monday through Friday
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Pat Frost, EMS Director