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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.

Emergency Filing


In order to meet the needs of our community, Contra Costa Vital Registration has implemented a procedure for emergency filing.

On weekends and holidays emergency filings may be obtained from 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. This is ONLY for emergency religious burials. Permits will only be issued during those hours. Please create the record in EDRS and then call 925-890-8779 for further instruction to register the death.