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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.

Media Advisory

Media briefing on swine flu cases in Contra Costa County

May 2, 2009

Archived. This is an older press release from 2009 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


Contra Costa Health Services Director and County Health Officer Dr. William Walker will provide a media briefing today on school closures and probable swine flu cases in Contra Costa County.


3:30 p.m. today, Saturday, May 2


50 Douglas Drive, Martinez, 94553

More information is available on the CCHS website: No interviews before the briefing.

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