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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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County Health Advisory Board Seeking New Members


November 23, 2005



Archived. This is an older press release from 2005 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.



What

Contra Costa Health Services is seeking nominees to serve on the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board (PEHAB).

Who

PEHAB is a 19-member board appointed by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors to advise Contra Costa Health Services, the county health department, on community health needs and recommend strategies to meet these needs.

The Board currently has five openings and is seeking representatives from the community/consumers, labor, seniors, general-at-large, East County at-large.

Board members should be Contra Costa County residents with a specific interest in public or community health. Contra Costa residents from a broad range of community and health settings are encouraged to apply. PEHAB is committed to diversity in its membership. The full board meets on alternate months and members are required to participate in one committee.

How

To request an application packet, please call Jan Millar, Administrative Assistant to PEHAB, at 925-313-6712 or download the application form online.

When

Seats are open until filled.


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