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Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) recommends everyone take steps to stay safe and healthy in the hot weather forecast for inland communities today through the weekend. Follow this link for air-conditioned county buildings open to the public Wednesday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 211 or check your city's web page for information about other places to stay cool near you. Visit for health information about hot weather.

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Presentation Planned Saturday about May 5th Chemical Release in Parchester Village

May 9, 2008

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A presentation by Contra Costa Health Services and other agencies about response to the May 5 chemical release in Parchester Village.


12:00 Noon, Saturday, May 10 at the Parchester Village Neighborhood Association meeting


Parchester Village Community Center, 900 Williams Street, Richmond, 94806


Participants in the presentation may include the Office of County Supervisor John Gioia, Contra Costa Health Services’ Hazardous Materials Division, Office of the Sheriff, City of Richmond and East Bay Regional Parks District.


The presentation will address how federal, state and local agencies responded to the release, how the County’s Community Warning System was used to notify residents in the area, and how the release was cleaned up.


To get more information call Michael Kent, County Hazardous Materials Ombudsman, at 925-313-6587.

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Press Contact
  • Michael Kent
  • 925-313-6587
  • 925-250-3227