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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.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Initiative



The Mission of the Contra Costa Health Services Pride Initiative is to integrate practices and policies that foster: a safe and inclusive environment, equal access and quality health care services, as well as awareness, acceptance and respect for our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender employees and service recipients.

Vision

Contra Costa Health Services is a model of equality, respect and health for all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) people.

Goals

  • County is safe, supportive, and provides a welcoming environment for LGBT clients, consumers, customers, patients, and staff.
  • CCHS workforce is trained appropriately to serve LGBT community.
  • Pride Initiative efforts are visible and have demonstrated in CCHS a measurable impact.


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Contact

Natasha Petit, LCSW, 925-374-2185
and
Brian Kuennemeier, MA, 510-231-9572, ext 5