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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

Building Economic Security Today (BEST)

Building Economic Security Today (BEST) is an asset development pilot project that utilizes innovative strategies to reduce inequities in health outcomes for low-income Contra Costa families by improving their financial security and stability, for this and future generations.

FMCH Programs is implementing BEST pilot interventions for its home visiting and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) programs.

BEST offers:

  1. one-on-one support to families in our home visiting programs
  2. financial education classes to WIC clients
  3. asset development educational materials and referrals for all clients

  Building Economic Security Today honored for excellence by NACCHO
 - See Application for NACCHO Award

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