Public Health

The mission of the Butte County Public Health Department (BCPHD) is to protect the public through promoting individual, community, and environmental health. This is achieved by providing a wide range of services in more than 50 programs including: women and children’s health, communicable and infectious diseases, planning for and responding to disasters, healthy and safe animals, and protecting natural resources while improving the environment.

HIV/AIDS Services & Programs

The Butte County Public Health Department serves individuals with HIV/AIDS who are residing in Butte and Glenn counties. Case management services assist clients in accessing healthcare and treatment services, as well as access to life saving medications.

HIV Care Program

HIV Care Program services are available to individuals residing in Butte and Glenn counties. The HIV Care Program is designed to assist clients in accessing healthcare and treatment services, as well as access to life saving medications. Case managers provide: non-medical case management, healthcare coverage counseling and advocacy, health education, HIV 101 basics and treatment guidelines, referrals to HIV specialty medical care and supportive services. In addition, the HIV Care Program provides partner notification, medical transportation assistance, access to the Office of AIDS- Health Insurance Premium Payment (OA-HIPP) program and AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP). Case managers maintain a collaborative relationship with Ampla Health Clinics and Home Health Care Management/Caring Choices to offer optimum service delivery to clients.

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program, or ADAP, was established in 1987 to help ensure HIV positive uninsured and under-insured individuals could have access to pharmaceutical (drug) therapies. The goal of ADAP is to make drug treatments available in a timely and reliable manner, in order to increase the duration and quality of life for those with HIV. The California ADAP program is funded by Ryan White Care dollars and funds from the State of California. ADAP is a program that is available in other states throughout the United States. Currently, over 180 FDA approved drugs are available through ADAP, and there are approximately 3,500 participating pharmacies statewide where clients can have access to these drugs.You are eligible for ADAP services if: 

  • You are a California resident; you are at least 18 years old
  • You have an HIV/AIDS diagnosis
  • You have a Modified Adjusted Gross Income that does not exceed 500 percent of the Federal Poverty Level per year based on family size and household income 
  • You have a prescription written by a licensed California physician
  • You have limited or no prescription benefits from another program or insurance plan.


Contact Us

Main Line

(530) 538-2840

Case Managers

Lorna Andreatta (530) 538-2120
Jim Gamez (530) 538-2078
Cassie Louder-Miracle (530) 538-7843

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Butte County Communicable Disease
Phone: 530.538.2840
Fax: 530.538.5387

Sexually Transmitted Disease Info Line:
1.877.STD.INFO

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Butte County Communicable Disease
202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Except Holidays

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Public Health Department

202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

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24-Hour Line: 530.538.7581

Cathy A. Ravesky, Director
Andy Miller, M.D., Health Officer
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