Update: Health Advisory in Martinez and Pacheco Lifted


A public health advisory was issued for Martinez and Pacheco. An incident at the Shell Refinery in Martinez could affect individuals with respiratory sensitivities.

Most people will not be affected. Eye, skin, nose or throat irritation may be possible for some people in the affected area.

If people experience any irritation, advise them to go inside and rinse any irritated area of their body with water. Handle this as advisory information only.

For more information go to www.cococws.us.


Around 9:00 am, the health advisory in Martinez and Pacheco has been lifted and is no longer in effect. An advisory had been issued following an incident at the Shell Refinery early this morning.