Public Health

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

Public Health Tobacco Coalition

The Butte County Tobacco Prevention Coalition consists of a broad-based cross-section of community members and organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving the health and well-being of the people of Butte County from the harmful effects of tobacco and tobacco smoke. The Coalition seeks to promote a tobacco-free environment through culturally proficient prevention, education, cessation services, advocacy for public policy, cultural competency, and broad-based community support for tobacco control activities. 

The Coalition acts as an advisory board to the Tobacco Education Program Coordinator and the Butte County Public Health Department on tobacco-related issues, including:

  • Developing of the scope of work 
  • Making recommendations regarding the plan of the Public Health Department 
  • Reviewing, evaluating and recommending revisions to the plan.

The coalition provides leadership on tobacco-related issues by:

  • Sharing information and coordinating tobacco-related activities through the strategic plan
  • Providing on-going support, recruitment and expertise
  • Developing community support
  • Serving as an advocate for tobacco use prevention 
  • Ensuring culturally proficient and linguistically appropriate services to all Butte County citizens
  • Utilizing a culturally proficient framework to guide inclusive program, service and resource development planning

The coalition provides technical assistance to organizations and agencies involved with tobacco control and education by:

  • Reviewing and commenting on requests for funding from local groups
  • Providing education and training

For coalition meeting dates, times and locations, contact: Environmental Health Division, 530.538.7281


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202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

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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. Raevsky, Director
Andy Miller, M.D., Health Officer
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