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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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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.



What:

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.

Where:

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

Who:

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


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