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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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Alcohol & Other Drugs Advisory Board Of Contra Costa County Seeks Members

February 13, 2008

Archived. This is an older press release from 2008 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.

The Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) Advisory Board of Contra Costa County is seeking volunteers from all districts of Contra Costa County to serve on the Board. The mission of the Contra Costa County AOD Advisory Board is to assess family and community needs regarding prevention and treatment of alcohol and drug abuse problems.

Findings and recommendations are shared with Contra Costa Health Services, the Board of Supervisors and the communities served. The AOD Advisory Board works with the Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Division of Contra Costa Health Services and provides input and recommendations regarding alcohol and other drugs prevention, intervention, recovery support and treatment services.

Volunteers on the Advisory Board must be 16 years or older, live or work in Contra Costa County and should have knowledge of, or an interest in addressing, Alcohol and Other Drugs issues in the community.

For additional information and an application form, visit

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