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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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Local Students Help Communicate How to Prevent Lead Poisoning

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Archived. This is an older press release from 2010 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


Contra Costa Health Services' Lead Poisoning Prevention Project is hosting an event showcasing students' artwork for a 2012-13 lead poisoning prevention calendar contest.


The artists are fourth and fifth grade afterschool program students at Meadow Homes Elementary in Concord.

All art entries will be submitted to the California Department of Public Health for possible inclusion in a statewide calendar published by the California Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch.


The opening will take place from 12:30 to 3 p.m. December 4 at Gallery Concord, 1765 Galindo Street, Concord, CA 94520.

Winners of the Contra Costa calendar contest will be announced at 12:30 p.m. and prizes will be awarded including a brand new bicycle and gift baskets.

More information about lead poisoning prevention is available online at

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