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Advisory lifted for Phillips66 Refinery fire

Last updated: 5 p.m. Sunday, August 2, 2015

The fire at Phillips 66 Refinery in Rodeo is out and the Public Health Advisory for people with respiratory sensitivities has been lifted. A health advisory was issued because the incident could have affected people with respiratory sensitivities.

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Contra Costa Health Officer Discusses Economic Crisis Impacts on Health Services

February 11, 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.


The increased demand on the County health system because of the economic crisis is the topic of the latest Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) podcast, an audio presentation available on the CCHS website. CCHS Director William Walker, MD, talks about how more and more people are losing their jobs and health insurance and having to turn to CCHS for their care. The increased demand is straining the system.


The podcast is available at Podcasts on health topics are added regularly. A transcript of the podcast also is available online.


Anyone can access the podcast on the CCHS website through computers with MP3 and Internet capability.

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