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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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North Richmond Celebrates Multicultural Children and Family Day on June 21

June 9, 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.


North Richmond celebrates the richness and diversity of its residents' cultures by holding a "Multicultural Children and Family Day," free and open to the public

The event features not just cultural performances but also activities, displays, information and free services related to helping North Richmond residents be healthy. There will be free immunizations for children; parents should bring their children's immunization cards. Free first aid kits will also be available

Other free activities include a jumper for children, face painting, ice cream stand, wood craft, raffle prizes and free food


Saturday, June 21, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Parking lot between Center for Health (1501 Third Street) and the Family Service Center, North Richmond


Participating providers include Contra Costa Health Services' Health on Wheels, Contra Costa Health Plan, On the Move With FoodWise Project, WIC, Children Service Commission, Project REAL, Mobile Library, Las Deltas Day Care, Child Care Development Agency, Verde School Garden, End Time Harvest Ministries, PHTB, Familias Unidas, Lao, Latino and African American communities, Center for Health and Family Service Center

Sponsors include Partners for Health, West County Collaborative for Public Health, Chevron Richmond Refinery, Neighborhood House, CHDC and the Healthy Neighborhoods Project of Contra Costa Health Services

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