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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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December 23, 2013 Solid Waste Experts Needed For Contra Costa County Hearing Panel
December 5, 2013 Pittsburg Residents Advised to Close Doors and Windows Due to Potential Chlorine Leak
November 20, 2013 A Secret Ingredient for Thanksgiving Success: Food Thermometer
November 18, 2013 Encouraging Smokers to Quit for At Least 24 Hours
November 18, 2013 Contra Costa County health center example of improved care through ACA
November 12, 2013 Timely Flu Vaccination Can Spare You Holiday Headache
October 23, 2013 Contra Costa Supervisor Piepho Calls for Action on Prescription Drug Abuse
October 7, 2013 One-Day Event in Antioch Offers Health Services, Food and Shelter to the Homeless
September 23, 2013 New Asthma Class Breath of Fresh Air for West County
September 17, 2013 Clayton Commits to Save Lives, Become Designated HeartSafe Community
September 11, 2013 Health Providers Get Creative at 8th Annual Art Event at Martinez Hospital
September 9, 2013 Collaboration Focuses on Suicide Prevention in Contra Costa County
August 26, 2013 Request for Proposals - HIV Services
July 31, 2013 Community Baby Shower Focuses on Importance of Breastfeeding
July 29, 2013 Free Smoking Cessation Course Offered at the Pittsburg Health Center
July 23, 2013 Contra Costa Health Plan Celebrates 40th Anniversary
July 16, 2013 Contra Costa Health Officials Call for Vaccinations to Curtail Rise in Whooping Cough
July 16, 2013 Experts to Discuss Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs
July 12, 2013 Rep. Miller Announces Funds to Assist Local Implementation of Affordable Care Act
July 11, 2013 Community Celebrates Safety Grant Award
July 11, 2013 Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Honored for Service to LGBT Community
June 24, 2013 Cancer Survivors Celebrate Life at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
June 10, 2013 West County Health Center Hosts Arts Café on June 13
June 2, 2013 Contra Costa hepatitis A case may be linked to Townsend Farms frozen berries
May 23, 2013 Contra Costa Health Plan selected to participate in state insurance exchange
May 16, 2013 Cardiac Arrest Survivors Help Teach Hands-Only CPR on May 22
May 22, 2013 AOD Advisory Board seeks Applicants for 3-year Terms
May 20, 2013 Integrated Pest Management Committee seeks Applicants for an Open Seat
May 13, 2013 Contra Costa to Honor 'People Who Make A Difference' Combating Alcohol, Drugs
May 2, 2013 Learn the signs of stroke on National Stroke Alert Day
April 30, 2013 Farmers' Market returns to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center on May 7
April 15, 2013 Contra Costa Health Department Releases Free Restaurant Inspection App for Smartphones
April 16, 2013 Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Holds Volunteer Recruitment Event in Martinez
April 12, 2013 Chevron Submits Root Cause Analysis Report
April 9, 2013 County to test students at Antioch school for tuberculosis after case confirmed
March 28, 2013 Contra Costa Regional Medical Center's Labor Coach Program Eases Birthing Process for Mothers
March 18, 2013 Prevention Efforts Emphasized as Tuberculosis Cases Level Off in Contra Costa
March 14, 2013 Nominations Sought for People Who Combat Alcohol & Drug Abuse in Contra Costa
February 14, 2013 Public Support Growing in Contra Costa for Policies to Fight Childhood Obesity
February 4, 2013 Health Department Urges Registration of AEDs to Improve Survival of Cardiac Arrest
January 23, 2013 Volunteers to Tally Contra Costa Homeless Population Next Week