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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.

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American Medical Response

The new allowable patient charges effective October 15, 2014 replace those shown in Exhibit G of the Emergency Ambulance Agreement are as follows:

BLS Emergency Base Rate $813.29
ALS 1 Emergency Base Rate $1,957.19
Loaded Ambulance Mileage Rate $45.00/mile
Oxygen Administered $175.00

Ambulance Transport Billing (AMR)


San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

The new patient charges effective January 1, 2014, which replace those shown in Exhibit C of the Ambulance Service Agreement, are as follows:

BLS Base Rate $1,034.00
ALS Base Rate $1,461.00
ALS 2 Base Rate $1,548.00
Mileage charge (per mile) $28.80
Oxygen administered $103.00
First Responder assessment without transport $450.00

Moraga-Orinda Fire District

BLS Base Rate $1,042.00
ALS 1 Base Rate $1,487.00
ALS 2 Base Rate $1,712.00
Mileage charge $27.00
First Responder Assessment Fee $435.00