Bay Area Health Officers’ Statement About COVID-19 Vaccines

As local health officers, we fully support all three currently available vaccines for COVID-19. All three vaccines are safe and have been shown to be highly effective at preventing symptomatic illness and hospitalization. The clinical trials for all three vaccines demonstrated that they were 100 percent effective in preventing deaths from COVID-19. There is alsoContinue reading “Bay Area Health Officers’ Statement About COVID-19 Vaccines”

RED TIER: A Step in the Right Direction

Thanks to the growing number of vaccinated residents and the hard work of all Contra Costans to reduce the spread of the COVID-19, some business and community activities can now resume in our county for the first time since November. Effective Sunday, March 14, Contra Costa will return to the red tier of California’s Blueprint forContinue reading “RED TIER: A Step in the Right Direction”

Some Parks Now Open in Pittsburg

The City of Pittsburg Public Works Department has been busy working to prepare our parks for full public use. With guidance from the California Department of Public Health, we have implemented safety protocols to keep our residents protected during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Parks will be opening in three phases. We are happy to announce that the FirstContinue reading “Some Parks Now Open in Pittsburg”

Contra Costa Extends COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to Essential Workers

Teachers, grocery workers and other frontline essential workers who live in Contra Costa County can now sign up to receive safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine at no cost to them. Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) updated its eligibility policy for COVID-19 vaccine to extend vaccination eligibility to residents who work in the education and childcare sector,Continue reading “Contra Costa Extends COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to Essential Workers”

Pittsburg eNews & Update

Contra Costa County is currently in the PURPLE Tier. Click to find out more information. Faria/Southwest Hills Annexation Project On Monday, February 22, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. the Pittsburg City Council will hold a special meeting to consider the “Faria/Southwest Hills” project which includes certification of an Environmental Impact Report, amendments to the General Plan andContinue reading “Pittsburg eNews & Update”

City of Pittsburg Weekly News & Updates

Contra Cost County is currently in PURPLE Tier. Click to find out more information.​   Vaccine Supply Shortages Prompt Public Health Leaders Throughout the Bay Area to Urge Prioritization of Older Adults for Vaccination For the time being, the scarcity of COVID-19 vaccination doses throughout the San Francisco Bay Area has led health officials inContinue reading “City of Pittsburg Weekly News & Updates”

Contra Costa Health Services Opens Vaccine Appointments to Residents 65 – 74 years old

Contra Costa County residents who are 65 years old or older can now get safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine at no cost to them from Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS). To request an appointment, eligible residents can use our online form. Our call center at 1-833-829-2626 is available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily for residents who doContinue reading “Contra Costa Health Services Opens Vaccine Appointments to Residents 65 – 74 years old”

Regional Stay-at-Home Order Lifted, Contra Costa Returns to Purple Tier

Contra Costa County announced Monday that the state has lifted it’s Stay-at-Home order, effective immediately. Health guidelines regarding physical distancing and use of face coverings outside the home remain in effect, as do occupancy caps for indoor businesses and requirements limiting close-contact gatherings of people from different households. Check the state’s web page for industry-specificContinue reading “Regional Stay-at-Home Order Lifted, Contra Costa Returns to Purple Tier”

El estado de California emitió una orden de limitada

Hoy, el estado de California emitió una orden de limitada , vigente en los condados bajo el nivel uno (púrpura) del plan de California para una economía más segura, que requiere que todas las reuniones con miembros de otros hogares y todas las actividades realizadas fuera de la residencia, alojamiento, o el alojamiento temporal conContinue reading “El estado de California emitió una orden de limitada”

New Limited Stay At Home Order Issued for Most of California, including Contra Costa

Upon assessment of the recent, unprecedented rate of rise in increase in COVID-19 cases across California, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is taking immediate actions to prevent the spread of the virus. These immediate actions will help reduce community spread, protect individuals at higher risk of severe illness or death from COVID-19, andContinue reading “New Limited Stay At Home Order Issued for Most of California, including Contra Costa”