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The county took a step toward economic recovery this week when Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) announced the easing of a number of shelter-in-place restrictions.
As Contra Costa County enters its 11th week under a shelter-in-place order, the prospects for further loosening of restrictions remain unclear.
After going a full week without fatality related to COVID-19, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) reported three deaths Wednesday, matching the highest single-day death toll since the start of the pandemic.
As the county approaches a milestone 1,000 COVID-19 cases, Contra Costa Health Services’ (CCHS) evolving policy on testing has expanded once more to make testing available to any county resident desiring a test.
In a town hall conference following the county’s shelter-in-place order extension through the end of May, Sen. Steve Glazer reviewed Contra Costa’s current status, along with the new health order with two guest speakers.
The Workforce Development Board (WDB) and Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors has announced the opening of a new call center to meet the needs of Contra Costa businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) announced the opening of four new COVID-19 testing sites that will allow the county to expand testing to anyone with symptoms associated with the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) revised the number of COVID-19 cases today, Tuesday, April 21, and added 31 previously uncounted cases to the county’s total of confirmed infections.
A new health order in Contra Costa County requires anyone working at or visiting an essential business, such as a grocery store or gas station, to wear face coverings to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
In a press conference today, Tuesday, April 14, Gov. Gavin Newsom identified six indicators that will be used to help determine when restrictions imposed by the statewide stay-at-home order can begin to be loosened.
Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced an agreement on a shared vision for reopening their economies and controlling COVID-19 into the future.
Residential care and other licensed healthcare facilities in Contra Costa County must screen all staff and visitors for signs of illness and adhere to a strict masking policy, according to a new health officer order that begins Tuesday.
Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) announced today, Friday, April 10, it's preparing to use the Contra Costa Event Center in Antioch as an alternate-care site for COVID-19 patients.
The City of Oakley has collected the following comprehensive list of information and resources that are currently available to the public.
Contra Costa County is approaching 500 confirmed COVID-19 cases as revealed by Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) data.
As Californians enter their fourth week living under a shelter-in-place order, the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to evolve, and there are some faint indications that the overall situation may be improving.
In a bid to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now recommending the use of cloth face masks while in public, a reversal of its prior position in which masks were only recommended for confirmed COVID-19 patients, medical workers an…
The cities of Brentwood and Oakley and the town of Discovery Bay have modified their daily operations amid the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order.
More COVID-19 State & County News
In a press conference held Monday, March 30, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a major initiative to expand the health care workforce and number of hospital beds in an effort to meet ongoing medical demands brought on by COVID-19.
Vehicle access to all 280 state parks was prohibited by California State Parks (CSP) Sunday, March 29, after visitors once again arrived in numbers that made maintaining appropriate social distancing difficult.
Officials with California State Parks (CSP) have implemented an evolving set of restrictions as they work to manage the large numbers of visitors who have descended on the parks since the implementation of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order March 19.
Contra Costa County announced the opening of three donation sites for protective medical supplies in West County, Central County and East County. The Regional Center of the East Bay, which serves developmentally disabled residents of Contra Costa and Alameda counties, will be distributing me…
California State Parks announced the temporary closure of all campgrounds in the state park system to support state and local efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office wants to remind all residents that price gouging is illegal while our community is under a State of Emergency from the emergence of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19.
The Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau (CSB), part of the Employment & Human Services Department (EHSD), has temporarily closed its childcare centers effective Tuesday, March 17 through Tuesday, April 7.
Many of us will react differently to the ongoing coronavirus situation, so be mindful and aware of your mental health. It is likely that the emergency declaration over the coronavirus COVID-19 has left many of us with increased levels of stress, anxiety, worry and fear.
Contra County County is temporarily banning mass gatherings, both public and private, of 100 or more people due to concerns over the coronavirus.
In response to the unique and continuing public safety challenge presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the numerous public health orders suggesting or requiring that public gatherings be limited: