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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.

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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