Public Health Services

California Children Services (CCS)

California Children Services (CCS) provides medical care and rehabilitation for children up to age 21 who have a serious qualifying medical condition. The program assists children and families in obtaining the specialized pediatric medical care authorized by CCS.

California Oral Health Program

The Oral Health Program works to provide education, prevention, linkages to treatment programs, case management and surveillance within the county. Focus is on the oral health needs of underserved areas and populations.

Child Health & Disability Prevention (CHDP)

Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) is a program which provides well-child medical check-ups for children. County CHDP staff reviews all exam results and assists parents in getting treatment for identified problems. You may contact the program at (530) 934-6588 or (800) 655-5418.

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP)

Lead poisoning prevention and education provides outreach and education about lead to targeted groups. Public health nursing case management to lead burdened children and their families in conjunction with environmental health field investigations are available through this program.

Clinic Services

Clinic services provided by Public Health include immunizations (flu only), pregnancy testing, and tuberculosis skin testing.

Communicable Disease

Communicable Disease investigates communicable disease reports and provides treatment, referrals and contact investigations. The program provides outreach and education in all disease related areas to groups and individuals.

Environmental Health

Environmental Health Services Include: Disaster Sanitation, Food Inspection, Proposition 65, Housing and Institutions, Rabies Control, Vector Control, Pools and Spas, Sewage Disposal, Solid Waste, Water Wells and Monitoring Wells.

Family Planning Clinic

Public Health offers free pregnancy testing - See Schedule. Planned Parenthood - Shasta Pacific provides other family planning services in Chico. Call (530) 342-8367 for an appointment.

Immunization Program

The Immunization Program provides flu vaccinations during community flu clinics and supports local health care providers through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program. You may contact the program at (530) 934-6588 or (800) 655-5418.

MCAH/Pregnant and Parenting Teens Programs

Maternal Child Adolescent Health coordinates programs for women of childbearing years and children 0 to 18 years of age. The program provides direct services such as home visits and outreach, education and referrals. You may contact the program at (530) 934-6588 or (800) 655-5418.

Mosquito and Vector Control

Mosquito and Vector Control utilizes abatement methods to reduce nuisance mosquito populations and lower the threat of mosquito-borne diseases.

Tobacco Education

The Tobacco Education Program exists to help improve the health of Glenn County's residents by working to reduce preventable, excess death and disease caused by tobacco use and exposure to second hand smoke. The program educates and informs youth and community members about the negative health effects of tobacco and encourages smokers and chewers to access cessation services.

Women, Infant & Children Program (WIC)

WIC is a supplement food program for pregnant women, breastfeeding women with infants under 1 year, infants, and children to 5 years. Nutrition counseling, breastfeeding assistance and referrals provided. Contact WIC for an appointment at (530) 865-8791 or (800) 440-4942.