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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 http://www.baaqmd.gov/

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Public Support Growing in Contra Costa for Policies to Fight Childhood Obesity
by Tracey Rattray
February 14, 2013
While childhood obesity rates remain high in parts of Contra Costa County, public health officials are encouraged by a survey released today that shows a majority of voters in Richmond and the state feel the issue is a serious problem that must be addressed.


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2013    
February 4, 2013 Registered AEDs Could Improve Survival Rate
by Dr. Joe Barger
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2012    
September 11, 2012 Handwashing Could Prevent Disease, Save Lives
by Marilyn Underwood, Ph.D.
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September 10, 2012 Health Care Workers Must Now Receive Flu Vaccine
by William Walker, MD
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June 5, 2012 Regulations Make Body Art Safer
by Marilyn Underwood, Ph.D.
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April 4, 2012 Californians Consider Childhood Obesity a Great Health Risk
by Wendel Brunner, MD
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