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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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Contra Costa Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board seeks Applicants for 3-year Terms


Thursday, May 1, 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.


WHAT

The Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Advisory Board seeks applicants to fill several open seats. The board is comprised of 18 volunteers, appointed by the Board of Supervisors, who assess community needs regarding prevention, treatment and recovery from alcohol and drug abuse.

The AOD Board reports findings and recommendations to Contra Costa Health Services, the Board of Supervisors, and community partners.

WHO:

Applicants must be 16 years or older and live in Contra Costa County. We currently seek applicants from all five supervisorial districts.

WHEN:

Applications are due by June 15, 2014.

WHY:

AOD offers its volunteers the opportunity to directly address substance abuse in Contra Costa County by helping local government develop and improve policies regarding drugs and alcohol. The AOD Board produces an annual report and selects recipients of the annual “People Who Make a Difference” awards.

Members must attend a meeting on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., and are also expected to serve on one or more committees, which also meet monthly. Meeting times and locations vary to encourage participation from various segments of the community. Members usually serve three-year terms.

To receive an application, or for more information regarding the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, contact Fatima Matal Sol at 925-335-3307 or email Fatima.matalsol@hsd.cccounty.us.

Applications are also available at cchealth.org/groups/aod_board/membership.php

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  • Fatima Matal Sol
  • 925-335-3307