Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
The Butte County Public Health Department is actively monitoring the number of reported Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in our county as well as administering a range of programs and services to combat the spread of STDs. As the Public Health Department it is our goal to protect the health of the community through prevention, early diagnosis and appropriate management and control of sexually transmitted diseases. This is achieved through surveillance, disease investigation, patient education, community awareness and acting as a resource to local physicians, nurses and medical personnel.
The Butte County Public Health Department provides free and low cost STD testing through our Public Health Clinics. To make an appointment for testing call 891-2731 in Chico, or 538-7341 in Oroville. For more information you may call our STD hotline at 1-877-STD-Info.
STD Fact Sheets
California Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis 2011
Butte County – Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis 2011
STD Information for Health Providers
Update to CDC's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2010: Oral Cephalosporins No Longer a Recommended Treatment for Gonococcal Infections
Patient-Delivered Partner Therapy for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia
California Gonorrhea Treatment Guidelines --- Suspected Cephalosporin Treatment Failure
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention STD Website
California Division of Communicable Disease Control STD Control Branch Website
California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
National HIV and STD Testing Resources