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Media Advisory

Contra Costa Health Services Prohibits Mass Gatherings of 100+ People


Saturday, March 14, 2020



Archived. This is an older press release from 2020 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2022 items.


Note to Editors: The media briefing will take place at 1220 Morello Avenue in Martinez at 1 p.m. No interviews will be provided prior to the briefing.

WHAT

Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) will hold a media briefing announcing a mandatory order prohibiting public and private mass gatherings of 100 or more people.

The new order from the CCHS health officer is posted at cchealth.org/coronavirus.

WHO:

Speakers will include Contra Costa Board of Supervisors Chair Candace Andersen and Contra Costa health officials.

WHEN:

1 p.m., March 14, 2020

WHERE:

CCHS Office of the Director, 1220 Morello Ave., Martinez

WHY:

The health officer’s goal is to firmly establish the critical need to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by eliminating crowds.

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CONTACT
  • Karl Fischer,
    925-608-5463