Public Health Laboratory

About Us
The Butte County Public Health Laboratory is dedicated to protecting the health of the local community. It supports more than 215,800 citizens in the cities of Chico, Oroville, Paradise, Gridley, Biggs and other areas within the County who depend on Butte Public Health Department for services, programs and outreach. Our Laboratory has advanced testing capabilities to detect agents of infectious disease and other threats to the public’s health including plans for bioterrorism/disaster preparedness. It is staffed with experienced, highly trained and State certified Public Health Microbiologists and support staff.

Staff
Positions currently utilized include:

Employment Opportunities
For more information on employment opportunities within Butte County Public Health Department or the Butte County Public Health Laboratory please visit the County’s Human Resources Department Web site at www.buttecounty.net/personnel or call the Job Hotline: 530-538-7653.

Contact Information
Danielle Hopkins, Senior Public Health Microbiologist

Butte County Public Health Laboratory
695 Oleander Avenue
Chico, CA 95926

Phone: 530-891-2747
Fax: 530-895-6660
E-mail: dhopkins@buttecounty.net
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Laboratory Services and Programs

Specimen Collection and Submittal

Specimens Submittal Form document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Specimen Collection Manual document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Guidelines for Collection and Shipment of Avian Influenza Specimens document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Guidelines for Collection and Shipment of Non-Avian Influenza Specimens document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

Viral and Rickettsial Disease Specimen Submittal Form for Influenza or other Respiratory Illnesses document type Adobe Acrobat PDF format

More Laboratory Related Information

American Medical Association (AMA)

California Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control

Mayo Clinic

National Institute of Health (NIH)

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE