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Welcome to the Public Health Department
The Butte County Department of Public Health (BCPHD) runs over 50 programs serving: children, mothers, families, adults, small businesses, animals, and the environment. Promoting healthy behaviors and resources, preventing illness and protecting the health of residents and visitors in Butte County is our daily commitment.
As a nationally accredited health department, we are involved in a variety of community-based activities that engage residents in the planning, evaluation and implementation of health improvements in their communities. Our website is designed to be your local resource for health information. Throughout this site, you can learn more about the many excellent programs and services that are offered through the department.
Director, Butte County Public Health
Learn about important opioid misuse and abuse resources in Butte County by visiting the Opioid Community Resources page.
View a full list of prescription drug and sharps disposal locations in Butte County.
Public Health Clinics (Chico and Oroville)
Butte County Public Health Clinics offer confidential low or no-cost services, including:
- Family planning
- Testing and screenings
- STD Services
- Telehealth Visits
Visit the Public Health Clinics page for more information.
View our latest news releases and annual reports page. Stay informed about breaking Public Health news.
Community Health Assessment (CHA)
View the 2019 to 2022 Butte County Community Health Assessment (CHA) (PDF). The CHA highlights the top health needs of people living in Butte County and will be used to develop and guide a three-year Community Health Improvement Plan, slated to start in early 2020.
- View the CHA Full Report (PDF)
- View the CHA Executive Summary (PDF)
- View the Community Health Improvement Plan: 2020-2022 (PDF)
- View the Medical Respite Plan (PDF) for people experiencing homelessness in Butte County