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Protect Yourself From Flu


Last updated: January 19, 2018, 12:14 pm

California and Contra Costa are seeing high levels of flu activity. We remind the community to take the following steps to prevent the spread of flu.

  • Get your flu vaccine
  • Clean hands often with soap and water or with hand sanitizer
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • Stay home when you’re sick

People with flu like symptoms should call their health plan's Advice Nurses to get help with self-care or to help them decide if they need to visit an urgent care clinic, make an appointment with their health care provider or go to an emergency room. Rarely is emergency room needed for flu or respiratory issues.

Contra Costa Health Plan members and Contra Costa residents who do not have health coverage can call 1-877-661-6230 and select option 1 to speak to an Advice Nurse.

See more information about flu and flu prevention.

Latest flu information

Advice Nurse Flu Flyer

Meet Our Administration

William Walker, MD
Director and Health Officer
925-957-5403
925-957-5409 fax

Patrick Godley
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
925-957-5405
925-957-5409 fax

Wanda Session
Assistant to Health Services Director
925-957-5433
925-646-9099 fax

Dorette McCollumn
Personnel Officer
925-957-5250
925-957-5260 fax

Victoria Balladares
Communications Officer
925-313-6268



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Division Heads

Cynthia Belon, LCSW
Director, Behavioral Health Services
925-957-5201
925-957-5156 fax

Patricia Frost
Director of Emergency Medical Services
925-646-4690
925-646-4379 fax

Lavonna Martin, MPH, MPA
Director, Health, Housing and Homeless Services
925-608-6700 main office
925-608-6741 fax

Dan Peddycord, RN, MPA
Director of Public Health
925-313-6712
925-313-6721 fax

Anna Roth, RN
CEO, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center & Health Centers
925-370-5100
925-370-5138 fax

Randy Sawyer
Chief Environmental Health and Hazardous Materials Officer
925-335-3200
925-646-2073 fax

Patricia Tanquary
CEO, Contra Costa Health Plan
925-313-6000
925-313-6585 fax

Marilyn C. Underwood, Ph.D.
Director of Environmental Health
925-692-2500
925-692-2502 fax