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Health Advisory

Last updated: October 16, 2017, 1:40 pm

How to help North Bay Wildfire Victims:

Wildfire relief organizations prefer monetary donations at this time. For safety reasons, and to avoid blocking emergency traffic, please don’t bring donations to areas affected by wildfires.

Places to donate in Contra Costa:

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a health advisory due to heavy smoke from the North Bay Fires. For more information visit

Limiting TV

Television and the Family

Parents Have the Power... to Limit TV and Be a Healthy Family!

For more information about screen time and young children, visit the Center for Screen-Time Awareness.

Tips for limiting TV:

  • Turn off the TV when nobody is watching
  • Turn off the TV one night a week during dinner
  • Turn off the TV during dinner
  • Limit TV and video to less than two hours a day
  • Take TV's out of your children's bedrooms
  • Plan family activities other than watching TV
  • Cancel cable TV

Let's Get Moving!

Download the WIC "Let's Get Moving" guide for great tips and suggestios to get your family moving.