Updates

Contra Costa to Lift Masking Requirements in Some Indoor Settings on Nov. 1

With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations declining, Contra Costa County will lift masking requirements on Nov. 1 in certain indoor settings where everyone is fully vaccinated Eligible settings are in controlled spaces not open to the general public, including offices, gyms and fitness centers, employee commuter vehicles, indoor college classes and organized gatherings in any other…

Bay Area Health Officers Issue Criteria for Lifting COVID-19 Indoor Masking Requirements

Bay Area Health Officers Issue Criteria for Lifting Indoor Masking Requirements As decisions to vaccinate and wear face coverings indoors drive down COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, health officers for the nine Bay Area jurisdictions that require face coverings in most indoor public spaces today reached consensus on criteria to lift those health orders. These…

Contra Costa Plans Efficient, Equitable Rollout of COVID-19 Booster Vaccine

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and its community health partners are committed to ensuring safe, efficient and equitable access to COVID-19 booster vaccines for all eligible county residents. COVID-19 vaccines have proven to be highly effective at preventing infections and serious illness from the virus, including the delta variant. As with most vaccines, that protection…

Contra Costa Releases COVID-19 Safety Guidance for Youth Sports and Activities

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) today released health guidance to help young people and spectators stay safer from COVID-19 on the playing field and at other extracurricular activities. The new countywide guidance, which aligns with an update to the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) public health guidance for K-12 schools, is not a legally…

FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine

Approval Signifies Key Achievement for Public Health Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues…

Bay Area Health Officials Urge Immediate Vaccination and Issue Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley Indoor Masking Orders Take Effect Tuesday August 3rd at 12:01 am Vaccination continues to protect against severe COVID-19 illness, but with the COVID-19 Delta variant now infecting a small percentage of vaccinated people as well as many…

Free Food Distribution Friday, July 30

St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa is offering a Free Food Distribution on Friday, July 30th to all those in need. The event will take place from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm or until supplies last, at the Pentecostals of the Bay Area located at 310 Central Avenue in Pittsburg. This event is in…

Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley Recommend Masking Indoors for Everyone as a Precaution Against Increased Circulation of COVID-19

As of July 14, Contra Costa’s reported new cases are averaging 93 per day and the daily case rate is now 5.7 per 100,000 and rising. With cases of COVID-19 rising locally and increased circulation of the highly transmissible Delta variant, the Counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sonoma, and the…

Rental Assistance Program Workshops

Renters and landlords have enough things to worry about. Past due rent shouldn’t be one of them. If you’re an income eligible renter who has experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and have past due rent, or you’re a landlord who has experienced a loss in income because of unpaid rent, you may be…

Loading…

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.


Sign up for ALERTPittsburg

Community and Emergency Alert Notification System

%d bloggers like this: