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States with the Best Health Infrastructure for Coronavirus – WalletHub Study

The coronavirus pandemic is the “largest, most serious health crisis that has hit this nation in more than 100 years,” according to CDC director Robert Redfield. That’s not hard to see, considering the unprecedented social distancing measures that have affected the lives … Continue reading

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How to Recognize Phishing Email

Scammers use email to trick you into giving them your personal information. They may try to steal your passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers. If they get that information, they could gain access to your email, bank, or other … Continue reading

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May 18 Press Release from Contra Costa County Health Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 18, 2020 Joint Statement from Bay Area Health Officers Regarding Significant Progress on COVID-19 Indicators and Next Steps for Reopening Thanks to the steadfast commitment of our residents to stay home, practice social distancing, and … Continue reading

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Updated: Increases in Unemployment Due to Coronavirus by State

As more than half of the U.S. takes the first steps toward reopening the economy after months of keeping non-essential businesses closed, Americans hope to see the massive spike in unemployment start to reverse. Almost 36.5 million Americans have found … Continue reading

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Drug Use by State: 2020’s Problem Areas – WalletHub Study

Drug abuse has a long and storied history in the United States, and we’ve been “at war” with it since 1971 under the Nixon administration. But no matter who is in office, the federal drug budget continues to increase, growing from … Continue reading

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States with the Most Vulnerable Populations to Coronavirus – WalletHub Study

During the coronavirus pandemic, the news often focuses on the medically vulnerable – people who risk the most serious symptoms if they contract the disease, such as the elderly or people with pre-existing medical conditions. However, two other at-risk populations are just … Continue reading

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Child Care Resources from CocoKids during the Pandemic

Greetings from CocoKids (formerly the Contra Costa Child Care County), the nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of quality child care and early education for young children and their families in Contra Costa County. We hope you are keeping safe and … Continue reading

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