in Brentwood for an East County Government Center to deliver County services locally for East Contra Costa County citizens.
Lead the ban on
medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County.
Laura's Law, a California state law that allows for court-ordered assisted
outpatient treatment for those with serious mental illness.
Behavioral Health's development and
implementation of Laura's Law and further integration of Mental Health,
Substance Use Disorder and Homeless Programs.
The department responded to the closure of
Doctors Medical center with the Emergency Medical Services division rerouting
ambulances to reduce adverse patient outcomes, and making the Contra Costa
Health Plan Advice Line available to all West County residents to help with
emergency advice and routing.
The Hazardous Materials Division participated in
the development of new amendments to the Industrial Safety Ordinance to better
ensure that local refineries and chemical industries are operating safely.