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Press Releases Archive


2006  
December 27 Volunteers Being Sought to Help Count The Number of Homeless in Contra Costa
December 20 Press Conference on the Medical Review into the Death of Deonna Green
December 12 Mental Health Services Act to be Explained on a Local TV Show
December 8 Supervisors Honored for Protecting Public from Secondhand Smoke
November 28 County Supervisor Lends Arm to Fight Flu
November 28 One-Day, One-Stop Shop Planned for 'Project Homeless Connect' in Contra Costa
November 14 Regional Medical Center and Health Centers Go Smoke-Free
October 24 Local Candidates Support Tobacco Prevention Policies
October 20 Information on Safe Remodeling, Prevention Available at Clinics for Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
October 16 Hazardous Materials, Public Health Staff to Receive Comments, Distribute Information at Workshop October 17
October 10 Volunteers Needed for Free Tax Preparation for Low-Income Working Families
October 4 10,000 Local Seniors to Receive Self-Help Evac Pac
October 2 County Supervisors Proclaim Binational Health Week
October 2 Contra Costa Schools to Participate in Shelter-In-Place Drill
September 29 10,000 Local Seniors to Receive Self-Help Evac Pac
September 28 Shore Acres School Joins Thousands in Celebrating International Walk to School Day
September 29 Flu shots - 2006
September 27 Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Nurse Receives Prestigious National Fellowship Concord Resident named Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow
September 26 Walk, celebration Saturday for National Recovery Month
September 26 Training available for volunteers to become senior peer counselors
September 21 Contra Costa Schools Encouraged to Participate in Shelter-In-Place Drill
September 19 Health Officials Describe Plan for Handling West County Life-Threatening Illnesses
September 14 Community Grants Available for Raising HIV/AIDS Awareness
September 13 Contra Costa Restaurant Inspections Now Available Online
September 7 Display, Information about Industrial Safety in Martinez at Upcoming Farmer's Market
September 1 Funds Available for Applicants to Provide Mental Health Services to Transition Age Youth and Adults in West Contra Costa County
August 30 Website Tracks West Nile Cases
August 24 Funds Available for Applicants to Provide Mental Health Services to Children in Far East County
August 24 First fatal human case of West Nile Virus in Contra Costa
August 24 Media Briefing on WNV Death, Infections
August 23 Request for Proposals - HIV Services
July 31 Outreach to Homeless Project Slated to End
July 24 Benefits of Breastfeeding Celebrated with Record-Setting Attempt
July 7 Art Show Reveals County Healthcare Workers' Creative Side
June 26 Threatened Strike Could Affect Health Services
June 21 Health Alert for High Heat Periods
June 21 Opportunity for People to Get Involved in Health Care Public Policy in Contra Costa County
June 20 Pandemic Flu Preparedness Kits Available for Schools
June 19 Public Health Immunization Clinics Hours Reduced
June 7 Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Improves Patient Outcomes, Named Mentor Hospital
June 7 National Expert to Speak on Obesity Epidemic in Contra Costa County
June 5 Environmental Justice Health Summit Addresses Health Disparities
May 31 Seeking Public Comments on Priorities for Federal AIDS Funds in Contra Costa County
May 22 County Honors People Who Make a Difference Against Substance Abuse
May 17 County Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board Needs Admin Volunteer
May 8 Emergency Preparedness Efforts with Skilled Nursing Facilities Underway
May 5 Conoco Phillips Files 72-hour Report on May 1 Flaring Incident
May 2 County to Hold Drill on Managing Emergency Medications During Outbreak
May 1 Health Alert: Conoco Phillips Flaring Incident
April 28 Drier Weather Gives Assist to Physical Activity Month
April 27 Contra Costa Launching New Approach to Homelessness
April 21 Limiting TV Helps Fight Childhood Obesity Epidemic
April 18 County Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board Seeks Members
April 17 Group Convening Agencies That Provide School-Based Health
April 14 West County Officials, Community Groups to Get 'Street Wise'
March 29 Oral Health Program Wins Grant, Seeks to Improve Services to Children
March 27 Event to Celebrate North Richmond History
March 22 A New April Schedule for "Get Ready, Get Healthy" and "Vida Sana en Vivo"
March 20 County Cites New Issues to Focus on in Recognition of Stop TB Day
March 16 Still Time for Low-income Residents to Get Free Tax Help for Refunds
March 1 'PEDS' Project Aims to Improve Pedestrian Safety in Richmond
February 13 Health Officials Urge Residents Not to Use Emergency Rooms for Routine Care
February 9 Free Tax Preparation Program for Low to Moderate-Income Residents Continues
February 3 Public Comments about Accidental Release Prevention Reports Due by March 13
February 3 Cable TV Show Clarifies The Difference Between Seasonal Flu, Avian Flu
January 23 Community Forum Jan. 31 about Safety of Bay Point Chemical Plant
January 18 Report Details Efforts to Address Fetal and Infant Mortality in Contra Costa
January 12 Annual Free Tax Preparation Program for Low to Moderate-Income Residents Begins
January 11 CAER Group Offering Grants to Fund Emergency Drills, Exercises
January 4 PSA on Protecting Children from Secondhand Smoke Makes East County Debut in Antioch