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Health Advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch

Last updated: 4 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating an incident at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. A health advisory has been issued for the area of Pittsburg and Antioch because an incident at the Dow Chemical Plant in Pittsburg 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. 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
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Pat Frost, EMS Director