With new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surging across California, the state today restored safety measures in Contra Costa and many other counties that are needed to protect the public and save lives during the pandemic. The return to the purple tier of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy comes with some additional requirements for businessesContinue reading “State Response to COVID-19 Spike Returns Contra Costa to Purple Tier”
In response to evidence that COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Contra Costa, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today moved the county back into the red tier of its Blueprint for a Safer Economy, restoring more safety requirements to slow the virus and save lives. The average daily number of new, confirmed COVID-19 isContinue reading “As COVID-19 Spreads in the Bay Area, Red-Tier Safety Requirements Return in Contra Costa”
With data from the past week showing a marked increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Contra Costa County, health officials are taking steps to protect the community with modest changes to local health orders. Contra Costa entered the orange tier of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy on Oct. 27, triggering an expansion ofContinue reading “Contra Costa Responds Quickly to Climbing COVID-19 Cases”
More businesses and community activities can reopen beginning today in Contra Costa after the county’s data indicators for COVID-19 transmission showed improvement in October. California today reassigned Contra Costa to the less-restrictive orange tier of its Blueprint for a Safer Economy, allowing for larger local gatherings for indoor worship services and dining, and the reopeningContinue reading “Contra Costa County Advances in California’s COVID-19 Reopening Plan”
First one will be held Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Old River Elementary School in Brentwood. WHAT: Contra Costa Health Services will also be hosting a series of free one-day flu vaccination clinics this month open to county residents. No appointments are needed. WHEN: The first community flu vaccination clinic willContinue reading “Health Department to Host Series of Free Flu Vaccination Clinics in October”
Starting October 1, the County will begin offering free flu shots to people who come in for COVID testing at several testing sites in Contra Costa. Making flu shots available at COVID testing sites is part of the County’s larger effort to get more people vaccinated before flu season arrives. Contra Costa Health Services willContinue reading “Contra Costa County to Begin Offering Free Flu Shots at COVID Testing Sites”
The Employment & Human Services Department (EHSD) will have its Antioch office partially open to cool off during the upcoming heatwave starting Monday. During the COVID-19 shelter in place, EHSD’s regular programs and services are NOT currently available at this office. EHSD Office at 4545 Delta Fair Blvd., AntiochOpen Monday through Thursday, September 28 throughContinue reading “Places to COOL OFF During Heatwave”
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Contra Costa County today aligned its COVID-19 social distancing health order with California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, so the county no longer has different reopening rules for businesses and activities beyond what the state requires or allows. The change, effective at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, simplifies the plan for reducing the spread ofContinue reading “Contra Costa Updates Health Order to Align with California’s COVID-19 Blueprint”
During September (#SPM2020), the Contra Costa Crisis Center is planning the following upcoming Zoom meeting: What’s It Like To Be A Crisis Line Volunteer? – click to find out more and signup Time: Sep 15, 2020 07:00 – 8 PM PST With help comes hope.