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.

Diseases & Conditions

Communicable diseases spread from one person to another or from an animal to a person. The Butte County Public Health Department provides monitoring and follow-up for certain communicable diseases such as sexually transmitted diseases, food-borne diseases, hepatitis A, B and C, meningitis, tuberculosis, and more.

Communicable Diseases

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
Bed Bugs
Foodborne Illness
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD)
Head Lice
Hepatitis C
Lyme Disease
Pandemic Influenza
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Seasonal Flu
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
West Nile Virus

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Butte County Communicable Disease
Phone: 530.538.2840
Fax: 530.538.5387

Sexually Transmitted Disease Info Line:

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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

Report a Health Emergency
24-Hour Line: 530.538.7581

Cathy A. Ravesky, Director
Mark A. Lundberg, M.D., M.P.H., Health Officer
Public Health Leadership Team