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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.

Nutrition Classes and Workshops

Community Based Nutrition Education and Physical Activity

Promotora led nutrition education workshops and physical activity groups.

  • Free health education classes taught in Spanish. These workshops help participants learn how to prepare nutritious meals, prevent illness and manage chronic diseases common among Latinos such as diabetes.
  • Each class is taught over several weeks and also serves as a support group, motivating participants to be accountable, practice new skills and make lasting lifestyle changes.
  • Walking groups, aerobic classes, interactive family sport games, and stress reduction yoga classes.

- For more information, contact Estela Cerda 925-427-8308

Cooking Classes

Led by the NEW Kids bilingual chef educator, cooking classes provide families the opportunities to learn how to prepare and cook healthy meals at home. Classes focus on incorporating fruits and vegetables into culturally appropriate meals for families and children. This is a summer only program.

- For more information call the NEW Kids hotline at 925-313-6860