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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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Smoke Free Housing the Topic of Presentations on March 20

March 18, 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.


A special presentation on "Smoke Free Multi-Unit Housing Options" at the meeting of the Tobacco Prevention Coalition. Voluntary options for housing complexes and legislative models for cities will be presented and discussed.


10 a.m. to Noon Thursday, March 20


IBEW Building, second floor classroom, 1875 Arnold Drive, Martinez


Presentations will be made by Denice Dennis, Manager of Contra Costa Health Services' Tobacco Prevention Project, and Ralph Morales, smoke-free housing coordinator for the American Lung Association.


To RSVP or get more information, call the Contra Costa Tobacco Prevention Project staff at 925-313-6214.

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  • Denice Dennis
  • 925-313-6825