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Chronic Disease Prevention Program

 

Mission Statement

 

The mission of the Sutter County Chronic Disease Prevention Program is to improve the health of Sutter County residents specifically in the area of chronic disease through preventive education, and through providing disease management tools to those who are living with a chronic condition.

Program Information

 

None of us will escape the toll of chronic disease whether experiencing it personally or having a family member or friend suffer from the effects. Typically, chronic disease is defined as diseases of long duration and slow progression. Heart disease, stroke, cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes are common chronic diseases that are causes of death in our community.

The chronic disease prevention staff conducts presentations in the community, participates in community events, and teaches workshops to increase awareness and educate interested and concerned individuals in Sutter County.

Coming Soon: Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) Workshops in English and Spanish.

  • DEEP is a multi-cultural, bilingual, diabetes self-management curriculum that has been shown to be successful in helping participants take control of their disease and reduce the risk of complications. DEEP was developed for use in low-income, racial and ethnic minority populations.

Office Hours

 
Public Health is implementing a 9/80 work schedule starting on August 21, 2017. The office will be closed every other Friday with the first department closure on Friday, September 1, 2017.

The Public Health Business Office and all programs except WIC will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The WIC program will be open 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All of Public Health will be closed every other Friday.
Week
Hours
First Week:

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Second Week:

Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, Closed

Contact Information

 
Health Education Coordinator:
Brian Cowan
Address:
1445 Veterans Memorial Circle
Yuba City, CA 95993
Phone Number:
(530) 822-7215