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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.

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Forum on Healthy Communities: How to Support Family and Community

May 14, 2003

Archived. This is an older press release from 2003 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


Forum on Healthy Communities: How to Support Family and Community.

A forum on how families and communities can receive support. The event is designed to be a presentation and dialogue with the Latino community and will address a range of topics such as diabetes, AIDS, cancer, mental health, Alzheimer's, nutrition, health insurance and education.

Health professionals will present forum in Spanish.


Sponsors include the Monument Community Partnership The Association of Alzheimer's, the Wellness Community and Contra Costas' Health Services.


Wednesday, May 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Cambridge Elementary School
1135 Lacey Lane in Concord


For a registration form, visit, Página en español, and for more information, call Jose Martin at 925-957-5123.


This forum is an opportunity for the Latino community to learn more about available resources, and a chance to bring up subjects of interest for future forums.

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Press Contact
  • Jose Martin
  • 925-957-5123