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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 Invited to Health Coverage Enrollment Event on Saturday, Feb. 22 in Concord

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Archived. This is an older press release from 2014 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2015 items.

NOTE: Open enrollment for Covered California ends March 31. If you are uninsured, please join us to enroll now.


Contra Costa Health Services, the Community Clinic Consortium, La Clinica de la Raza and Contra Costa Employment & Human Services are hosting an enrollment event in Concord.

Certified Enrollment Counselors will be on site to enroll attendees in Covered California and Medi-Cal.

Anyone interested in applying for health coverage at this event should bring photo identification, proof of California residency (such as a utility bill), proof of income (paystubs from the past 30 days, or most recent income tax filings), and documents showing the citizenship or immigration status of each person applying.


Contra Costa County uninsured residents. If you are uninsured, please join us to enroll in Covered California or Medi-Cal.


10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22


Meadow Homes Elementary School, 1371 Detroit Ave., Concord. The event will be held in the multi-service center.

For more information about this event, call the Community Clinic Consortium at 510-233-6230.

For more information about the Affordable Care Act, visit or call La Clinica at 1-855-494-4658. To apply for health coverage through Covered California, call 1-888-975-1142 or visit To apply for Medi-Cal, call 1-800-709-8348 or visit


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