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Public Health Division

Homer J. Rice, MPH, PhD, Health Administrator
Tracy Bryan, Program Manager

5730 Packard Avenue, Suite 100

 Marysville, CA  95901
(530) 749-6366    Fax  (530) 749-6397



If you need Assistance in order to attend meetings or events or if you require auxiliary aids or services, e.g. assistive listening devices, interpreters, or large print, we are happy to assist you.  Please contact the meeting organizer or other designated contact point at least 72 hours in advance so such aids or services can be arranged. 

Through the efforts and commitment of our employees we aspire to insure a strong and healthy community by means of:
  • Assessing community challenges in order to provide an increase in access to services and strengthen the health capacity. 
  • Promoting healthy lifestyle choices, enhancing the quality of life and well being of individuals, families, and the community through education, prevention and intervention services.
  • Providing professional customer services, promoting community policy, protecting the environment and coordinating with community services for the betterment of all Yuba County residents.


Air Quality Advisory
Air Quality Advisory (PDF)

Particulate and ozone concentrations from the monitor in Yuba City can be viewed online at:
Current air quality across California can be viewed at

Zika Virus Disease

CDC Zika Information


Public Health Division Clinic Hours and Services  

Clinic Location: Yuba County Health & Human Services, Public Health Clinic, 5730 Packard Ave., Suite 100, Marysville

Clinic Hours:  Mondays & Thursdays from 8:30 to 11:30 am and 1:00 to 4:30 pm.

We accept cash or checks.  We do not accept credit cards, debit cards, or insurance (including Medi-Cal, Medi-Care or CMSP).

For details on Public Health Clinic Services call (530) 749-6366.


Car Seat Appointments

Make sure your child is as safe as can be by making an appointment for a car seat inspection and 1-on-1 education. Appointments available October – December 2018
Appointment Information - Appointment Dates

No Cost Car Seat Safety Classes
Receive an age, weight, and height appropriate car seat for your child. Classes are done for 2018, but will be back next year! Schedule will be posted after January 1, 2019.


Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Prevention

In the United States, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the major cause of death in infants from one month to one year of age. SIDS happens to families of all social, ethnic and economic groups. Most SIDS deaths occur when babies are between two and four months of ageCurrently there is no known way to prevent SIDS. But after many years of research, we do know that babies sleep safer when placed on their back on a firm surface. Since the early 1990’s when the United States initiated the Back to Sleep Campaign the number of SIDS deaths has dropped by over 50 percent.  The links below contain brochures on the top 10 ways to reduce a child's risk of SIDS.

Safe Sleep Top Ten Brochure in English  Safe Sleep Top Ten Brochure in Spanish


California Drought Information

With California facing one of the most severe droughts on record, for tips on how you can help conserve water see California's Save Our Water page by clicking here.

Save Our Water


Public Health Nurse Referral Form

Public Health Nurses are registered nurses who can support pregnant women and new parents, connect people to social services support, and inform participants of resources available to them in the community.  A Public Health Nurse can assist you with public health needs such as Immunizations, Breastfeeding, Prenatal Care, and dental care. If you are interested, please complete the referral form available here and turn it in.  A Public Health Nurse will contact you soon!



Yuba County Tobacco Cessation information online

Helping people quit smoking is a priority for Yuba County Public Health.  Information on how to contact our tobacco cessation program is below.  For information on tobacco use, tobacco-associated health problems and cessation information for Yuba County residents, a Smoking Cessation Fact Sheet is available here.   Yuba County Public Health also has a tobacco cessation website page which can be accessed here. Ask for Tobacco Cessation/Smoking Cessation Staff at (530) 749-6366.


No-Cost Smoking Cessation Classes are Available

Access the current schedules in English, Spanish, or Hmong and call Tobacco Cessation/Smoking Cessation Staff at (530) 749-6366 to register.


Yuba County Tobacco Education Coalition wants YOU!

Let's work together to promote a HEALTHIER COMMUNITY!  We have the power to make a difference for a healthier future. The Tobacco Education Coalition is comprised of members of our community who represent various sectors, including education, health care, substance abuse treatment, and more. A meeting schedule is available here. For additional information, please contact Tobacco Education Staff at (530) 749-6366.


The California Smokers' Helpline is a telephone program that can help you quit smoking. Helpline services are free, funded by the California Department of Public Health and by First 5 California. The Helpline has been in operation since 1992. Every month, thousands of Californians call and receive help.


Want to Quit? We're here to help. 100% Free! Click to Call 1-800 N O B U T T S

Ready to Quit Just Thinking about Quitting

Medi CAL Incentives to Quit Smoking.  Call 1-800-No-Butts


Llame al 1-800-45-No Fume.  Pregunte sobre los parches de nicotine GRATUITOS y la tarjeta de regalo de $20 dolares


7th Grade Tdap Pertussis Shot Recommendations

What is the new TDAP Requirement for 7th Graders?

All students entering, advancing or transferring into 7th grade will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster immunization (called "Tdap") for school in the fall.   For more answers to Tdap Questions, Shots For Schoolsee the Tdap Requirement Frequently Asked Questions document.  For additional information, go to the website.


CDC Vital Signs

Vital Signs is monthly report produced by the CDC that offers recent data on the important topics of key diseases, conditions or risk factors.  Vital Signs is updated monthly coinciding with the monthly release of the Vital Signs Report.

Disaster Healthcare Volunteers LogoDisaster Healthcare Volunteers
If you're in the medical profession and would like to participate in the California Disaster Healthcare Volunteer Site, you can now sign up by going to  Please be assured that all your information will be kept confidential and your credentials will be validated before getting accepted.  This website is geared towards those who would like to volunteer during disasters and emergencies.  If you have further questions please call the Health Department at (530) 749-6366 and ask for Carol or Karah.



Additional Resource Links

American Red Cross
CA Department of Public Health (CDPH)

California Office of Emergency Services (OES)
California Emergency Preparedness Office (EPO)
Be Prepared California:  Emergency Preparedness for the General Public
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
National Public Health Performance Standards Program
U.S. Department of Homeland Security


Public Health • 5730 Packard Avenue, Suite 100,Marysville, CA 95901 • (530)749-6366 • Fax: (530)749-6397



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