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Breaking News: Hot Weather Forecast for Inland Contra Costa
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.

Media Advisory

Time change for Mental Health Services Act public hearing

Friday, January 9, 2009

Archived. This is an older press release from 2009 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2021 items.


The time for a public hearing on three components of Contra Costa Health Services´ Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) plan has been changed. Draft plans for the components — Prevention & Early Intervention (PEI), Workforce Education & Training (WET), and Capital Facilities & Information Technology (CFIT) — are available on the CCHS website,

When and Where:

The public hearing will take place on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. in the Concord Police Department´s Community Room, located at 1350 Galindo Drive in Concord.


WE&T is one of the MHSA components in which Contra Costa Mental Health is conducting an extensive community planning MHSA, which was approved by California voters as Prop. 63 in 2004, levies a 1% tax on individuals with a taxable annual income of more than $1 million. PEI programs aim to raise awareness about mental health problems, as well as intervene early using low-intensity approaches to help prevent and treat mental illness. The goal of WET is to create a high standard for people who work in or are involved with the mental health field. CFIT identifies new facility and technology needs to better support the mental health community.

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