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Breaking News: Health Advisory for Contra Costa County

Last updated: November 16, 2018, 9:52 am

Poor air quality in Contra Costa is expected to continue through the weekend due to the Camp Fire in Butte County. Stay indoors when possible and keep doors and windows closed. Avoid prolonged outdoor activity. Masks are not a substitute for staying indoors. Seek medical attention if you experience symptoms such as difficulty breathing, persistent coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, heart palpitations, nausea, fatigue or light-headedness. Visit for air quality information. Visit for current air quality conditions in your zip code. Visit for smoke-related health information.

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Mission: The Alcohol and Other Drugs Services (AODS) "puts people first". The mission of AODS is to advocate for alcohol and drug free communities by promoting individual and family responsibility, hope, and self-sufficiency.

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Services (AOD) System of Care is a planned, comprehensive approach for providing alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention services in Contra Costa County. The continuum of care benefits consumers and providers by combining administrative and clinical services in an integrated, coordinated system. The goal is to give clients high-quality yet cost effective care in a timely manner.

AODS operates and contracts for services through a community-based continuum of care that stresses accountability and outcomes, is culturally competent and client driven. All services comply with California State Standards for Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Services, federal and local laws, including CFR-42 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) which protect the confidentiality of our clients.

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board works in collaboration with Alcohol and Other Drugs Services of Contra Costa Health Services to provide input and recommendation as they pertain to substance prevention and treatment services.