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.

Public Health California Children's Services

California Children's Services (CCS) is a statewide program that treats children with certain physical limitations and chronic health conditions or diseases. CCS can authorize and pay for specific medical services and equipment provided by CCS-approved specialists.

Services Provided through the CCS Program:

  • Financial help and medical case management for children with special health care needs
  • Pay for or provide treatment such as doctor services, hospital or surgical care, lab or diagnostic tests, X-rays, orthopedic appliances, medical equipment, medications and orthodontics for severe dental conditions.
  • Medical case management to help children get special care from approved doctors, hospitals, and/or clinics and referral to other agencies
  • Assist with transportation (gas vouchers, bus and taxi fares), lodging and meals to help a family obtain CCS authorized medical services outside Butte County.
  • Medical Therapy Program (MTP), which can provide physical and/or occupational therapy for medically eligible
  • Family-centered services, including information, education and support for families whose children qualify for CCS


To Learn more about the CCS Program you may contact our CCS Administration office in Chico at 530-895-6546 or visit the statewide California Children's Services site.

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Butte County Public Health
Phone: 530.538.7581
Fax: 530.538.2164

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Butte County Public Health
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
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