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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.

Food Assistance for Seniors


Seniors who need food can get help. Programs provide a hot meal or canned foods, fresh vegetables and bread.

C.C. Cafés

C.C. Cafés provide nutritious meals in a café style to all adults over age 60. Some activities and nutrition education also are a part of meal time fun. There is no charge to adults age 60+ for a meal. A voluntary and confidential contribution is requested to offset the cost of the meal. For more information, Contact at 925-646-9137 or to make a reservation call your local C.C. Café. Download the attached PDFs to learn more about C.C. Café’s in your area: East County, Central County, and West County

Senior Food Program

The Food Bank provides low-income senior citizens free groceries twice a month. Participants must be 55 years or older. Call the Food Bank 855-309-FOOD or visit the website for more information.

Meals On Wheels

Meals On Wheels delivers meals to seniors (people 60 years or older) who are homebound, no longer driving, unable to prepare food themselves, and do not have caregiver that is paid to prepare meals. Meals are provided based on need, not on income. Meals on Wheels delivers food to your front door, Monday through Friday, from 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. If you or someone you know qualifies for Meals on Wheels, see the Meals on Wheels services information to get the phone numbers for the community in which Meals on Wheels services are needed.