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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

Quality Improvement

Mission Statement

To ensure that quality emergency medical services are available for all people in Contra Costa County and that the medical care is consistent with best practices and evidence based medicine.


Participation includes EMS Medical Director, QI Coordinator and EMS staff assigned to clinical programs and representatives of BLS provider and first responder programs, Fire Districts with ALS and BLS programs; Medical Dispatch centers; Private ALS provider and Base Hospital and Trauma Center, Receiving Hospitals and Air Ambulance Providers.

Currently Hospital, Private ALS and Dispatch QI participation is facilitated by appropriate EMS Staff who act as QI liaison.

EMS Quality Improvement Plans
EMS Event Reporting Resources
EMS System Oversight: Data, QI, Performance, Value
QI Annual Reports

Contra Costa EMS
1340 Arnold Drive, Suite 126
Martinez, CA 94553
925-646-4379 fax
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday