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Last updated: June 16, 2021, 8:41 am

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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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Pediatric Care Featured on Latest Health Department Podcast

January 7, 2008

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Changes in the county's approach to hospitalization for very sick children is the latest topic of a new podcast, an audio presentation available on the Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) website.


The two-minute podcast features CCHS Director William Walker, MD, talking about national trends in treating very sick children and changes planned for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center's Pediatric Inpatient department.

When & Where

The pediatric care podcast is currently available on the CCHS website: Questions and answers about the pediatric care plans are also available on the website. Podcasts on health topics are added regularly.


Anyone can access the podcast on the home page through computers with MP3 capability. Transcripts of the podcasts also are available online.

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