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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.

Prenatal Care Guidance

Prenatal Care Guidance (PCG) aims to promote optimal pregnancy health and birth outcomes by providing brief intervention in-home support and educational services to low-income pregnant women residing in Contra Costa County. PCG offers up to 3 home visits per pregnant woman and provides education, support and resources to ensure that all the family’s immediate needs are met.

Who is Eligible for PCG?

PCG serves low-income, Medi-Cal-eligible pregnant women and their babies who reside in Contra Costa County. Women must be pregnant at the time of referral.

What Services Does PCG Provide?

Four Community Health Worker Specialists (CHWS) provide the following services:

  • Assist women and their children in gaining access to health coverage and health care
  • Connect women to prenatal providers
  • Promote women's health before, during, and between pregnancies
  • Educate and support families about pregnancy and parenting
  • Link families to appropriate resources and services

All services are free and provided in English and Spanish regardless of immigration status.

How Can a Woman Access PCG Services?

Contact the PCG worker in your area. Call us, we can help!
Private and confidential.

Suzzette Johnson
PCG Program Manager
925-313-6258

Tashionna Goodwin
PCG Administrative Support
925-313-6254

Central and West County

(Martinez, Pacheco, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Danville, San Ramon, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Crockett, Rodeo, Hercules, Pinole, San Pablo, Richmond, El Sobrante, El Cerrito, and Kensington)

Elmina Green
Elmina Green (English)
510-231-8506

Luisa Petite
Luisa Petite (English/Spanish)
925-646-5938


East County

(Pittsburg, Antioch, Oakley, Brentwood, Bethel Island, and east to Byron)

Esther Gutierrez
Esther Gutierrez (English/Spanish)
925-431-2422

Phyllis Johnson
Phyllis Johnson (English)
925-431-2421


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Contact PCG

Administrative Office
Prenatal Care Guidance
597 Center Avenue, Suite 365
Martinez, CA 94553
925-313-6254
925-313-6708 fax