Public Health

The mission of the Butte County Public Health Department (BCPHD) is to protect the public through promoting individual, community, and environmental health. 

Butte County COVID-19

Omicron Variant: Click to View the CDPH Fact Sheet

As of 12/1/21, the Omicron variant has been detected in California. Like other COVID-19 variants, its likely only a matter of time before Omicron is detected in Butte County. We still have more questions than answers, but hope to know more soon. Information about Omicron does not change the current recommendations on what residents should do to continue protecting themselves against COVID-19 and its variants: Get vaccinated, get a booster vaccine, wear a face mask when indoors and where required, get tested regardless of vaccination status and stay home if you test positive or have symptoms. Residents who have returned from travel from outside of the U.S., especially to areas with known transmission of Omicron, within the last 14 days should follow CDC recommendations to get tested 3-5 days after arrival, quarantine for 7 days even if testing negative, and isolate for 10 days if COVID-19 symptoms develop.  

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Updated December 7, 2021 

This page will be updated Monday through Friday by 4 pm, excluding holidays.

Total cases and deaths represents all cases and deaths since the pandemic began. Cases in isolation represent current lab confirmed cases to provide perspective on current COVID activity in Butte County. 

*Total COVID-19 Cases 22,066
 Cases Currently in Isolation 193
Total COVID-19 Deaths

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COVID-19 Information Lines

  • Butte County COVID-19 Call Center: 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday: 530.552.3050
  • Butte County residents can dial 2-1-1 (24/7) or text their zip code to 898211 for information and updates. The text line is available M-F from 7:30 am to 6 pm.
  • For Medi-Cal recipients or persons who are uninsured: Free Medi-Nurse Call Line Launches for COVID-19 Questions: (877) 409-905

Are you Positive for COVID-19?

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, self-isolate at home and follow the CDPH Guidance on Isolation and Quarantine for COVID-19. You may or may not be contacted by Public Health based on case load.

Business Guidance and Outbreak Reporting

Please visit the Butte County COVID-19 Butte Reopens page to access industry guidance documents, workplace guidance for employee/worker exposure, return to work information and outbreak reporting..

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Butte County Public Health
202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

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8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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