Contra Costa Health Services
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.