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Posted on: October 19, 2020

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October 15, 2020 - Joint Statement: Bay Area Health Officials #FightFlu, Urge Flu Shots.

October 14, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Health Services Shares Recommendations for Voting Safely in Upcoming Election.

October 13, 2020 - See updated Openings at a Glance (PDF), and see la resumen de las aperturas en el Condado de Contra Costa (PDF). 

October 8, 2020 - Health Services updated Mass Quarantine Order 10/8/2020 and Orden de cuarentena masiva 10/8/2020.

October 8, 2020 - Health Services updated Mass Quarantine Order 10/8/2020.

October 2, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Health Department to Host Series of Free Flu Vaccination Clinics in October.

September 30, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa County to Begin Offering Free Flu Shots at COVID Testing Sites.

September 29, 2020 - See Press Release (PDF): Board of Supervisors Amends Ordinance to Provide Additional Protections to Commercial Tenants and Press Release in Spanish (PDF). See Urgency Ordinance No. 2020-26 (PDF) and Urgency Ordinance No. 2020-26 in Spanish (PDF). See updated Eviction Moratorium and Rent Freeze Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Ordinance FAQs in Spanish (PDF).

September 29, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: More Businesses and Services Can Reopen in Contra Costa Thanks to Improving COVID Situation. See updated Openings at a Glance (PDF).

September 28, 2020 - Joint Statement: Bay Area 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 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa County Requires Local Health Providers to Expand COVID-19 Testing. See Health Order Requiring Testing at Healthcare Facilities. 

September 23, 2020 - See Press Release (PDF): Contra Costa County Passes Ordinance for Eviction Protection and Rent Freeze to Provide Additional Protections through January 31, 2021 and Press Release in Spanish (PDF). See Urgency Ordinance No. 2020-25 (PDF) and Ordinance No. 2020-25 Spanish (PDF).

September 16, 2020 - See  Updated Health Order: Requiring Reporting of COVID-19 Tests to Public Health Authorities.

September 16, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Announces Care Center Plan to Help Residents Transition from Homelessness.

September 16, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Health Services Recommends Planning Safe, Planning Ahead for Halloween. See more Los Servicios de Salud de Contra Costa Recomiendan Planear de Manera Anticipada y Segura las Actividades de Halloween

September 14, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Updates Health Order to Align with California’s COVID-19 Blueprint. See updated Social Distancing Order 9/14/2020 and Mass Quarantine Order 9/14/2020. See updated Openings at a Glance (PDF).

September 4, 2020 - See Health Services Updated Social Distancing Order. See Social Gatherings Safety Checklist (PDF). 

September 3, 2020 - Health Services Press Release: Health Officials Offer Tips for Not Spreading COVID-19 During Labor Day Weekend.

August 31, 2020 - Health Services Press Release: Additional Businesses Open in Contra Costa County in Accordance with Updated State Recommendations. See updated Openings at a Glance (PDF) and Openings at a Glance in Spanish (PDF).

August 26, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Recent Data Suggests a Leveling of COVID-19 Transmission in Contra Costa County. See Updated Social Distancing Order.

August 25, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: New COVID-19 Community Testing Hub Opens Wednesday in Richmond.

August 18, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa to Begin Accepting Waiver Applications to Allow In-Person Classes at Elementary Schools. See Resources for Parents and Families.

August 7, 2020 - See Health Order: Updated Requirements for Residential Care Facilities.

August 5, 2020 - Health Services updates Mass Isolation Order for all individuals who are diagnosed with COVID-19. See Active Health Orders.

August 4, 2020 - Health Services Update on Elementary School Waiver Process.

July 31, 2020 - Contra Costa Health Services Press Release and Video: Urging Contra Costa Residents to Keep Safe from COVID-19.

July 28, 2020 - See Press Release (PDF): Contra Costa County Passes Urgency Ordinance to Establish Fines for Health Order Violations, and Press Release in Spanish (PDF). See Ordinance No. 2020-21 (PDF) and Ordinance 2020-21 Spanish (PDF).

July 14, 2020 - See Press Release (PDF): Contra Costa County Extends Ordinance for Eviction Protection and Rent Freeze through September 30, 2020, and Press Release in Spanish (PDF). See Ordinance No. 2020-20 (PDF) and Ordinance No. 2020-20 Spanish (PDF). See details, forms, and resources: Eviction & Rent Freeze Ordinance FAQs.

See Active Health Orders to date. See Guide to Safer Social Interactions. See Answers to Frequently Asked Questions in English and Spanish.

See Videos related to COVID-19.

See Timeline details.

Questions? Contact multilingual Call Center 844-729-8410, daily 8 am to 5 pm. For help after hours, please call 211 or 800-833-2900 or text HOPE to 20121. Visit cchealth.org/coronavirus for updates. Follow @CCCounty and @CoCoHealth on Twitter and CCHS Facebook. (You do not need a Twitter account to see posts.)  

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