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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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H1N1 Vaccine Now Open to Everyone at Contra Costa Public Health Flu Clinics

December 21, 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.


Anyone ages 6 months and older can now get free H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccine at Public Health vaccination clinics in December while supplies last. The priority group requirements have been lifted because more vaccine is available.

When & Where:

Locations (see website for maps):
Martinez, 30 Muir Road
Pittsburg, 186 East Leland, Veteran's Building
Richmond, 256 24th Street
Lafayette, 952 Moraga Road, old library building

Dates & Times:
Mondays, noon to 4 p.m., December 21 & 28
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 22 & 29
Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., December 23 & 30


Clinics are intended for people living in Contra Costa County. Only people older than 6 months of age who are not allergic to eggs can receive vaccine.

Information is subject to change based on vaccine availability. Check or call 1-888-959-9911 or 211 before visiting a flu clinic.

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