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Breaking News: Health Advisory for Contra Costa County

Last updated: November 16, 2018, 9:52 am

Poor air quality in Contra Costa is expected to continue through the weekend due to the Camp Fire in Butte County. Stay indoors when possible and keep doors and windows closed. Avoid prolonged outdoor activity. Masks are not a substitute for staying indoors. Seek medical attention if you experience symptoms such as difficulty breathing, persistent coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, heart palpitations, nausea, fatigue or light-headedness. Visit baaqmd.gov for air quality information. Visit airnow.gov for current air quality conditions in your zip code. Visit cchealth.org/wildfire for smoke-related health information.

Media Advisory

Contra Costa College, Health Services Say #Boo2Flu With Free Vaccination Clinic


Wednesday, October 17, 2018


WHAT

Contra Costa Public Health will team up with Contra Costa College in San Pablo to host a free flu vaccination clinic on campus on the day before Halloween – say #Boo2Flu!

WHO:

Anyone 18 or older who wants a free flu vaccine. First come, first served while supplies last.

WHEN:

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2018

WHERE:

Fireside Hall on the Contra Costa College campus, 2600 Mission Bell Drive in San Pablo

WHY:

Now is the time to get a flu vaccine and protect your friends and family before flu begins spreading in our community. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention recommend vaccination by the end of October.

Flu vaccine is the easiest, most effective way to protect yourself and others from a serious disease that can make you ill for a week or longer.

This flu season, don’t brave crowded classrooms, buses or BART without the best protection available!

For more information about flu vaccine, call Contra Costa Public Health at 925-313-6767.

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CONTACT
  • Brandy Howard,
    Contra Costa College,
    415-578-0613
  • Karl Fischer,
    Contra Costa Health Services,
    925-383-8845