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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 Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board Needs Admin Volunteer

May 17, 2006

Archived. This is an older press release from 2006 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


The Contra Costa County Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board is looking for a volunteer who is interested in assisting staff with tasks specifically related to the Advisory Board.

The 21-member board works in collaboration with the Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Division of Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and provides input and recommendations about family and community needs regarding treatment and prevention of alcohol and drug abuse problems.


Some of the volunteer administrative tasks include preparing and mailing agendas and related material for Board and Committee meetings, assisting in general preparation for Advisory Board business, and other duties as required. The estimated time is 5-8 hours weekly or 20-30 hours monthly.


The location for this work is in the Alcohol and Other Drugs Services offices at 597 Center Avenue, Suite 320 in Martinez. Training will be provided by Staff and Board members.

For more information contact Fatima Matal Sol at 925-313-6311 or Harold Parsley at 925-687-2534.

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  • Fatima Matal Sol
  • 925-313-6311