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Press Releases Archive


2005  
December 29 News Advisory: Grants Available for Promoting AIDS Awareness
December 14 Superhero Team Joins Campaign to Implement County Industrial Safety Ordinance
December 2 Media Advisory: Public Hearing on New Mental Health Funding
November 30 Volunteers needed for free tax preparation program for low-income working families
November 29 Holiday Jingle Weapon Against Flu and Colds
November 28 Flu Shots Still Available at County Health Centers
November 28 Richmond Mobile HIV testing clinic moves to new site Dec. 1
November 23 County Health Advisory Board Seeking New Members
November 22 Prevention of Accidental Releases of Hazardous Chemicals Is Topic for Cable TV Show
November 21 'Lock It Up' Campaign To Recognize 'DDD' Prevention Month
November 14 County Presents Annual Industrial Safety Ordinance Report
November 10 Contra Costa Domestic Violence Death Team Issues New Report
November 10 News Advisory: Oil Release Cleanup for Northern Martinez Residents
November 9 Media Advisory: Hazardous Materials Program has Issued a Summary of the Vapor Cloud Release at the Shell Martinez Refinery
November 8 Seasonal Flu Shots Important to Preventing Serious Illness
November 7 Public hearing to be held on draft plan for using Prop. 63 mental health funds in Contra Costa
November 1 Lesher Foundation Pledges Match to Meals on Wheels Donations
October 31 Workplaces Lauded for Accommodating Breastfeeding by Employees
October 20 Crisis facing public health systems Topic of cable TV show
October 19 Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 23-29
October 5 Contra Costa Health Services Partners with Maxim Health Systems to Host Flu Clinics
October 5 Community Celebration of Oktoberfest Featuring the Hazardous Materials
September 21 First-Ever West County Walkability Workshop Planned
September 19 Contra Costa schools encouraged to participate in Shelter-in-Place drill
September 9 Seeking Members for the Contra Costa HIV/AIDS Consortium - October 10th Orientation
September 8 Healing Power Of Humor Explored In New Artschange Exhibit At Richmond Health Center
September 1 September Campaign Seeks to "Energize and Mobilize" Residents in Support of 5-A-Day
August 22 Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Joins National Campaign
August 18 County Dental and Nutrition Programs for Children Receive Extra Funding
August 18 Press Conference: $1 million for permanent housing for chronic homeless people
August 11 A Confirmed Case of West Nile Virus
August 5 Asthma Meeting Media Advisory
July 27 Casino Study Predicts Serious Health Impacts
July 25 Baby Carrying Slings for New Moms to Promote Breastfeeding and Bonding
July 6 Healthy Neighborhoods Project and Partners Hosting Multicultural Family Fair July 30
July 1 Local Teens Work with Health Department to Study, Measure Teen Alcohol Use
June 27 Safe, Sober Teen Drivers The Topic of Cable TV Show Premiering in June
June 14 Traffic Safety Project Expands to East Contra Costa County to Protect Children
June 3 Emergency Exercise Planned June 9 on Simulated Pesticide Accident
May 31 Rose's Day to Blossom Again June 5
May 27 Immigrant Stories from Central America in New Art Exhibit at Richmond Health Center
May 25 Increased Education, Enforcement About Sober Driving During Grad Week in Richmond
May 24 Nail Salons to Get Education on Cleaning
May 20 Seeking Public Comment on How to Spend Federal AIDS Funds in Contra Costa
May 3 "Local Hazards and Disaster Planning" is Topic of New Show
April 27 Recommendation Form, Stakeholder Groups The Next Steps for Improving Mental Health in Contra Costa
April 19 Demonstration of Violence Prevention Theatre Program on April 21
April 19 Media Advisory - Diesel Pollution Community Meeting
April 12 Last Mental Health Funding Forum to be held in El Cerrito
April 5 Exhibition Shows History of Food in West County
March 30 Still Time for Low-Income workers To Get Free Tax Services
March 18 Register Online to Receive Prop 63 Meeting Notification
March 16 Health Team Efforts Cause Dramatic TB Decline
March 3 "March" into Health during Nutrition Month in March
March 2 Nominate "People Who Make a Difference" in Combating Alcohol and Other Drugs
March 1 Contra Costa Mental Health Commission to Host Six Community Forums Throughout The County on The Mental Health Services Act - PROP 63
February 22 Local teens to distribute fliers about free tax services for low-income workers
February 10 Super Saturdays feature tax help plus additional social services
February 7 Community members are invited to attend a FREE Quilting and Stitchery Bee
February 1 Free Workshops on College Aid Applications for Students and Free Tax Services for Parents
January 28 Local Health Department Recommends Emergency Ambulance Provider
January 26 Regional Traffic Safety Project in Full Swing
January 24 How to Keep Your Resolutions to Eat Healthy and Exercise Regularly
January 20 Low-income workers can get free help collecting tax refunds
January 19 Tobacco Prevention Coalition to Hear About Tribal Sovereignty, Smoking in Casinos
January 13 Flu Shots Now Available to Everyone; There's Still Time to Get One
January 4 Health Services Launches Improved Website