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.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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WIC Eligibility Requirement

Applicants must meet all the eligibility requirements for the WIC program.

  • Categorical
  • Residential
  • Nutrition Risk
  • Income

Categorical

The WIC Program is designed to serve certain categories of women, infants, and children.  The following individuals are considered categorically eligible for WIC:

  • Pregnant (during and up to 6 weeks after the birth of an infant or the end of the pregnancy)
  • Postpartum (up to 6 months after the birth of an infant or the end of the pregnancy)
  • Breastfeeding (up to the infant's 1st birthday)
  • Infants (up to the infant's 1st birthday)
  • Children (up to the child's 5th birthday)

Residential

Applicants must live in Butte County.

Nutrition Risk

Applicants must be seen by a health professional who must determine whether the individual is at nutrition risk.  In many cases, this is done in the WIC Clinic.

Income

185% Federal Poverty Level

Effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017

 

# of person in 
Family Unit 

Annual Monthly Twice Monthly Bi-Weekly Weekly
 1 $21,978 $1,832 $916 $846

$423

 2 $29,673 $2,470 $1,235 $1,140 $570

 3 $37,296 $3,108 $1,554 $1,435 $718

 4 $44,955 $3,747 $1,874 $1,730 $865

 5 $52,614 $4,385 $2,193 $2,024 $1,012

 6 $60,273 $5,023 $2,512 $2,319 $1,160

 7 $67,951 $5,663 $2,832 $2,614 $1,307

 8 $75,647 $6,304 $3,152 $2,910  $1,455

 Each Addtl family
member add

$7,696 $642 $321 $296

$148


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Butte County WIC

WIC - Chico
Phone: 530.891.2767
Fax: 530.895.6544

WIC - Oroville 
Phone: 530.538.7455
Fax: 530.538.2092

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Butte County WIC

WIC - Chico
2491 Carmichael Drive,
Suite 400
Chico, CA 95926

WIC - Oroville
78 Table Mountain Blvd.
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

Report a Health Emergency
24-Hour Line: 530.538.7581

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

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