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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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Free Art Show Reveals Contra Costa Health Care Workers' Artistic Side

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Archived. This is an older press release from 2011 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


Contra Costa Health Services employees will share their artistic talents as painters, musicians, photographers and more during a free annual evening of art and music October 6 in Martinez. The event, Health Care Workers as Creators, will also feature hands-on creativity workshops. A silent art auction will benefit the Healing Through the Arts Initiative and ArtsChange, a West County nonprofit that works to empower youths and reach the community through art. Displays will include photography, painting, woodwork, textiles and other visual arts alongside a musical variety show including country and western, bluegrass, rock, rhythm and blues, vocal music and Aztec and hula dancing. Food and drinks will be served.


4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 6 at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center courtyard, 2500 Alhambra Avenue in Martinez.


The event is open to the public. It will be held with the help of ArtsChange, Health Services staff and volunteers. There is a suggested donation of $10-$20.

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