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Contra Costa requires masks

Contra Costa County residents are now required to wear masks starting April 22. Photo taken March 14 at FoodMaxx  in Brentwood, Calif.

Katie Loughran, Features Editor

April 17, 2020

Contra Costa County is one of many Bay Area counties now requiring members of the public and workers to wear face coverings starting 8 a.m., April 22. Contra Costa Health Services released a public health emergency order April 17, 2020 which states that “violation of or failure to comply with this order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both.” This...

‘Shelter in Place’ hits Contra Costa County

Amidst growing coronavirus concerns, Brentwood shoppers take extra precautions as they swoop down on local markets, leaving bare shelves and low stocks. Photo taken March 14.

Katie Loughran, @Katie__Loughran

March 18, 2020

Contra Costa County is among five other Bay Area counties to be put under a shelter-in-place directive by county public health officials. This includes all Contra Costa Community College District sites, like Los Medanos College.  The directive follows the increasing number of COVID-19 reports ...

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