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Contra Costa County Advances in California’s COVID-19 Reopening Plan
October 27, 2020
More businesses and community activities can reopen beginning today in Contra Costa after the county’s data indicators for COVID-19 transmission showed improvement in October....

October 15, 2020 Bay Area Health Officials #FightFlu, Urge Flu Shots
October 14, 2020 Contra Costa Health Services Shares Recommendations for Voting Safely in Upcoming Election
October 2, 2020 Health Department to Host Series of Free Flu Vaccination Clinics in October
September 30, 2020 Contra Costa County to Begin Offering Free Flu Shots at COVID Testing Sites
September 29, 2020 More Businesses and Services Can Reopen in Contra Costa Thanks to Improving COVID Situation
September 28, 2020 Local County Health Officials Offer Guidance on How to Celebrate Halloween and Día de Los Muertos Safely and Prevent Spreading COVID-19 Among Friends and Neighbors
September 24, 2020 Contra Costa County Requires Local Health Providers to Expand COVID-19 Testing
September 16, 2020 Contra Costa Announces Care Center Plan to Help Residents Transition from Homelessness
September 16, 2020 Contra Costa Health Services Recommends Planning Safe, Planning Ahead for Halloween
September 16, 2020 Los Servicios de Salud de Contra Costa Recomiendan Planear de Manera Anticipada y Segura las Actividades de Halloween
September 14, 2020 Contra Costa Updates Health Order to Align with California's COVID-19 Blueprint
September 14, 2020 Contra Costa Hazardous Materials Commission Seeks Applicants
September 11, 2020 Virtual Grand Opening Ceremony for New Residential Treatment and Detox Program in Richmond for People with Substance Use Disorders
September 9, 2020 Mental Health Services Act Community Forum September 23rd via Zoom
September 3, 2020 Health Officials Offer Tips for Not Spreading COVID-19 During Labor Day Weekend
August 31, 2020 Additional Businesses Open in Contra Costa County in Accordance with Updated State Recommendations
August 26, 2020 Recent Data Suggest a Leveling of COVID-19 Transmission in Contra Costa County
August 25, 2020 New COVID-19 Community Testing Hub Opens Wednesday in Richmond
August 19, 2020 Poor Air Quality in Contra Costa County
August 18, 2020 Contra Costa to Begin Accepting Waiver Applications to Allow In-Person Classes at Elementary Schools
July 31, 2020 Press Conference Today Urging Contra Costa Residents to Keep Safe from COVID-19
July 13, 2020 California COVID-19 Closures Affect Some Contra Costa Businesses
July 11, 2020 More than 8% of Contra Costa COVID-19 Tests Now Positive
July 7, 2020 Contra Costa County Releases Updated Public Guidance for Face Coverings
July 2, 2020 Bay Area Residents Urged to Stay Home, Stay Safe from COVID-19 on the Fourth of July
June 29, 2020 Contra Costa to Postpone COVID-19 Reopening Timeline
June 26, 2020 Statement from Contra Costa County Regarding COVID-19 Reopening Timeline
June 16, 2020 Contra Costa County Continues to Open Businesses and Activities
June 15, 2020 Harmful Algae Blooms Reported in Discovery Bay
June 11, 2020 Contra Costa Receives State Variance to Continue Reopening Plan
June 5, 2020 Contra Costa to Reopen Outdoor Dining, Pools, Religious Services
June 2, 2020 Progress in COVID-19 Fight Means Businesses Reopening on June 3
May 27, 2020 Facebook Live Today with Contra Costa Health Officer
May 18, 2020 Contra Costa County to Begin Allowing Curbside Retail on May 19
May 18, 2020 Joint Statement from Bay Area Health Officers Regarding Significant Progress on COVID-19 Indicators and Next Steps for Reopening
May 15, 2020 Contra Costa County to Allow Vehicle-Based Gatherings and Services
May 14, 2020 Contra Costa Extends Time People With COVID-19 Must Remain in Isolation
May 12, 2020 County Urges Schools to Host Virtual Online Graduation Celebrations
May 7, 2020 Contra Costa Offers COVID-19 Testing for all County Residents
May 7, 2020 Bay Area Health Orders Remain in Effect
May 6, 2020 Statement About Inmate Testing Positive for COVID-19
April 29, 2020 Regional Shelter-in-Place Orders Extended as Some Rules Ease
April 27, 2020 Joint Statement of the Seven Bay Area Health Officers on Upcoming Extension and Revisions to the Current Shelter-in-Place Orders
April 22, 2020 Contra Costa County Opens By-Appointment Drive-Through Testing Sites for COVID-19
April 17, 2020 Contra Costa Health Officer Issues New "Cover Your Face" Order
April 16, 2020 Contra Costa County Delivers Sanitation Stations to Slow COVID-19 in Homeless Camps
April 13, 2020 Contra Costa Health Order Requires Masks, Temperature Checks for Health Facility Visitors
April 11, 2020 Fund to Bring Emergency Relief to Bay Area Residents Impacted by COVID-19
April 10, 2020 Contra Costa County Fairgrounds in Antioch to be Converted into Potential Care Site for COVID-19 Patients
April 10, 2020 Contra Costa Reminds Residents to Observe Religious Practices at Home this Weekend
April 3, 2020 Contra Costa Health Confirms COVID-19 Outbreak at a Senior Facility
April 3, 2020 Contra Costa Health Confirms COVID-19 Outbreak at a Senior Facility
April 2, 2020 Craneway Pavilion in Richmond to be Converted into a Federal Medical Station for COVID-19 Patients
March 31, 2020 Bay Area Health Officers Issue Updated Stay-at-Home Order with New Restrictions to Last Through May 3
March 30, 2020 Seven Bay Area Jurisdictions to Update Shelter-in-Place Order in Coming Days
March 26, 2020 Joint Statement from Contra Costa Health Services and Martinez Unified School District Regarding Local COVID-19 Preparations
March 25, 2020 WIC Services in Contra Costa County Available by Phone
March 24, 2020 Seven Bay Area Jurisdictions Order Laboratories Testing for COVID-19 to Report More Comprehensive Testing Data to State and Local Authorities
March 23, 2020 County Announces Sites for Donating Protective Equipment and Supplies for Healthcare Providers
March 20, 2020 First Coronavirus-Related Death Confirmed in Contra Costa County
March 16, 2020 Contra Costa & 6 Other Bay Area Jurisdictions Order Residents to Stay Home
March 14, 2020 Contra Costa Health Services Prohibits Mass Gatherings of 100+ People
March 10, 2020 Contra Costa Health Services Recommends Cancellation of Mass Gatherings
March 8, 2020 5 New Novel Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Contra Costa County
March 6, 2020 Contra Costa Releases Guidelines for People at High Risk from COVID-19
March 3, 2020 Contra Costa County Confirms First Local Case of Novel Coronavirus
February 25, 2020 Novel Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Contra Costa County
February 20, 2020 County to Celebrate Opening of New West County Behavioral Health Center on Feb. 28
January 28, 2020 Contra Costa Agencies Concerned New Federal Rule May Deter Immigrants from Using County Services
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