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Health and Human Services


Sutter County Health and Human Services Health and Human Services are composed of those public funded efforts to prevent / contain infectious disease, improve public health, evaluate and treat psychiatric disorders, problems resulting from substance abuse and general medical problems. Services also include those efforts required to determine eligibility for various public assistance programs including WIC, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, TANF as well as support necessary to secure and maintain employment.

Mission Statement

The Sutter County Health and Human Services Department promotes health, safety, economic stability, and quality of life for our community.

Prescription Drug Discount Cards

Prescription Drug Discount Cards Sutter County has launched Drug Discount Card Programs to help consumers cope with the high price of prescription drugs. The free prescription drug discount cards offer an average savings of 20 percent off the retail price of commonly prescribed drugs.

The cards may be used by all county residents, regardless of age, income, or existing health coverage and are accepted at 15 of the County’s pharmacies.

Check out the SutterHelps Website

SutteHelps Visit the new SutterHelps Website and try out the Eligibility Tool which is a simple and convenient way for you to check your eligibility for the many federal, state and local programs that the county administers. Please note that this tool does not ask for your name or share your information with anyone.

Visit the SutterHelps website.

 Helping Children Achieve Academic Success

Helping Children Achieve Academic Success We live in a time when success seems to be equated to being famous and making lots of money. A large portion of our current society glorifies athletic superstars, rock stars and singing divas, in spite of the fact that very few people can achieve such stardom and wealth. Unfortunately, the education level of a person does not seem to be held in high regard. The reality is that the level of education a person achieves is what is most likely to correlate with success in society. Fortunately, education in this country is available to everyone. It is never too late to learn and achieve success.

Learn about Helping Children Achieve Academic Success.

Controlling your Portion Sizes in a Super-Size-It World

When McDonald's opened its doors in 1955, the original fast food meal came in one size and contained 590 calories. Today, the average fast food meal is about 1350 calories. It's not only fast food portions that have gone wild, it's seen in all food types. From sodas to muffins to bagels to smoothies and coffee drinks, our food portions have grown exponentially in the last 20 years.

Learn about Controlling Your Portion Sizes.

Medicare Provider Fraud, Waste, & Abuse Referral

The Sutter County Health and Human Services Department has implemented a department wide effort to design, develop and manage a comprehensive system-wide Compliance Program regarding claiming of governmental funds paid for services and install explicit ethical standards throughout the department.

This effort supports actions by the federal and state governments to guard against waste, abuse and fraud in programs where governmental funds are received.

Sutter County develops and maintains programs that contain quality efforts provided by caring staff who maintain high program integrity. We are committed to standards of conduct that support all federal, state and local laws and regulations. In order to maintain high program quality we have established a compliance officer to discuss any concerns and receive any questions regarding our actions. You can contact the compliance officer at 530-822-7408, via email, or complete a Medicare Provider Fraud, Waste, & Abuse Referral Form online. Your contact can be as confidential as you wish.

New single nationwide number for Poison Control

The American Association of Poison Control Centers has established a single number for people to use to reach their local poison control center. The new number is 1-800-222-1222. When people call this number, a computer checks their area code and first three digits of the phone number and connects the caller to their nearest poison control center.

How Do I...

Find answers to the most common questions brought to Sutter County Health and Human Services Administration.

Office Hours


Contact Information

Health and Human Services Director:
Nancy O'Hara
446 Second St.
Yuba City, CA  95991
Phone Number:
(530) 822-7327