Contra Costa Health Services

Chevron Refinery Flare

Chevron Agrees To Let County Officials Oversee Probe Into Flaring Incident At Richmond Refinery

Chevron will meet with Contra Costa Health Services and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials on a weekly basis to provide status updates on the investigation.


An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

‘Hot Spots’ Sprayed After 2nd West Nile Case Reported In CoCo County

Another human case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Contra Costa County according to health officials, bringing the tally up to two known infections.


Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

More Than 9,000 Sought Treatment After Richmond Chevron Refinery Fire

More than 9,000 people sought treatment at local hospitals for health problems stemming from the massive fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond last week, according to a county health official.


Shell Gasoline

Martinez Shell Refinery False Alarm Leads To Sirens, Shelter-In-Place Warning

A false alarm was sent out Wednesday morning by Contra Costa Health Services warning Martinez residents that there was an emergency at the Shell refinery.



Contra Costa Health Services Warns Patients Of Privacy Breach

Contra Costa County officials mailed out notices Friday warning that the names of residents who owed money to the county health department were inadvertently published in a public document.


Thomas Jewell (Pleasant Hill Police Dept.)

Molestation Charges Added Against Accused CoCo Youth Counselor

A Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall counselor who was arrested last month for possession of child pornography was charged Monday with 46 counts of child molestation after investigators identified one of the victims seen in the images, a deputy district attorney said.

CBS San Francisco–12/06/2010


Bed Bug Battle To Be Discussed At Concord Meeting

County health officials will be holding a town hall meeting in Concord on Thursday to provide information about bed bugs to local residents, according to Contra Costa Health Services.

CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010