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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 for air quality information. Visit for current air quality conditions in your zip code. Visit for smoke-related health information.

Senior Health

Contra Costa County is the home for a vibrant and growing population of older Americans. Health Services provides numerous programs to address the needs of our seniors.

Health Services

Senior Nutrition Program
Geriatric Consultation Team (for providers)

Volunteer Opportunities

Meals on Wheels Volunteer Program
Senior Peer Counselor Volunteer Program


Contra Costa Aging & Adult Services (Employment & Human Services)
Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa

Useful Phone Numbers

Contra Costa County Senior Services
- From within Contra Costa:1-800-510-2020
- From all other locations: 925-229-8434

Alzheimer's Association 24-Hour Help Line: 1-800-272-3900