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Butte County, City of Chico Assisting Evacuees to Relocate from Walmart Parking Lot to American Red Cross Shelter

Oroville, Calif. November 17, 2018 – Butte County and the City of Chico are working collaboratively with state agencies, the American Red Cross, and volunteers to assist with transitioning Camp Fire evacuees currently located at the Walmart parking lot in Chico to the Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley (199 E. Hazel Street) where services are […]

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Local Assistance Center Opening on Friday for Residents Impacted by the Camp Fire

Chico, CA November 15, 2018 – A Local Assistance Center (LAC) is a place for residents to connect with the resources needed to recover and rebuild. Local, state, and federal agencies along with community organizations will assemble to answer questions about disaster assistance. What: Local Assistance Center (LAC) When: 9:00am to 7:00pm, daily (opens Friday, […]

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Norovirus/Gastrointestinal Illness in Butte County Shelters

Oroville, Calif.November 15, 2018 – The Butte County Public Health Department has been using public health measures to stop a gastrointestinal illness (GI) outbreak in all monitored shelters.  Since the shelters opened to house Camp Fire evacuees, 145 people have been sick with vomiting and/or diarrhea. As of Wednesday evening, there were 41 people experiencing […]

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Butte County & Town of Paradise release revised Paradise/Upper Ridge Evacuation Plan and a new East Oroville Evacuation Plan

May 29, 2018 – Butte County and Town of Paradise officials have released a revised Town of Paradise & Upper Ridge Evacuation Plan. The revised plan, dated 2017, includes evacuation zones covering the unincorporated lower Paradise area, and most recently the addition of an on-line web site to help resident’s “Find My Evacuation Zone.” Residents […]

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Butte County Sheriff Lifts All Evacuation Advisories & Warnings Previously Issued for the Oroville Dam Spillway Incident

OROVILLE, Calif. March 22, 2017 – Effective immediately, Butte County Sheriff Kory L. Honea has lifted all evacuation warnings and advisories for Butte County residents previously affected by the February 12th Oroville Dam spillway emergency evacuations. “These past six weeks have been a very difficult and unsettling time for many individuals and families affected by […]

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Butte County to Open Evacuation Centers for Residents Displaced by Storm-Related Localized Flooding

Oroville, CA February 20, 2017 – The warning is unrelated to last week’s Oroville dam spillway incident. The National Weather Service issued a Flood Warning and High Wind Warning for portions of interior Northern California. Butte County is forecast to experience an uptick in flooding problems as an intense Atmospheric River type storm arrives. The […]

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