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Media Advisory

West Contra Costa County celebrates new West County Health Center

New facility replaces county's aging Richmond Health Center

Tuesday, September 4, 2012


The public is invited to the grand opening celebration today for Contra Costa Health Services' (CCHS) new state-of-the-art West County Health Center, which is scheduled to officially open its doors in about a month. The event will feature live music, refreshments and tours of the 53,000-square-foot, environmentally-friendly facility that replaces the aging Richmond Health Center built in the 1960s. The new $45 million facility is significantly larger with 58 exam rooms to help meet the demand for health care in West County and will continue to offer primary and specialty care, well-baby visits, immunizations, cardiology and other critical services.

When & Where:

4 to 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, September 4
13601 San Pablo Ave., San Pablo


The community is invited to the event, which includes speakers Congressman George Miller; Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia; CCHS Director Dr. William Walker; Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers Chief Executive Officer Anna Roth; Greg Feere, Building & Construction Trades Council; San Pablo Mayor Cecilia Valdez; and San Pablo City Manager Matt Rodriguez.

For more information about the West County Health Center, visit

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Press Contact
  • Kate Fowlie
  • Communications Officer
  • 925-370-5224 or 925-250-2371 (c)