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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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Public Health Director to Hold Press Conference about Death of Child with H1N1 Flu

Thursday, June 4, 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 County Public Health Director Dr. Wendel Brunner will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. today to discuss H1N1 in Contra Costa County and the death of a Central County child who was infected with the H1N1 virus.


The press conference will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 4 at 50 Douglas Drive, Martinez.

Dr. Brunner will not conduct any interviews prior to the press conference.

For more information about the H1N1 virus, visit

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