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Contra Costa Hazardous Materials staff are investigating an incident at the Chevron refinery in Richmond. A health advisory has been issued for Richmond, North Richmond and San Pablo because the incident could affect individuals with respiratory sensitivities. Most people will not be affected. Eye, skin, nose or throat irritation may be possible for some people in the affected area. No shelter-in-place order has been issued at this time. CWS alert: More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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Art Event Promotes a Creative Approach to Health Care

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Archived. This is an older press release from 2012 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.


Want to make your mark on health care? Then come to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center on Sept. 18 for the 7th annual Healthcare Workers as Creators event. Attendees will be invited to pick up a brush and help paint a group mural that will be hung in the hospital. As in the past, the event will feature art and music by employees of Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS). There will be photographs and paintings made by doctors and other medical staff on display, musical performances by bands like the Chart Checks and The Rhythm Method, and hula dancing. The event is open to the public and free food and drinks will be served.


4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 18


On the cafeteria lawn of Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, 2500 Alhambra Ave., Martinez

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