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Possible measles exposure locations have been reported on campus by the Student Health Center. These locations include Ayres Hall, Room 120 on March 25 from 8 to 10:30 a.m., University Village from the afternoon of March 24 through the morning of March 26, and University Village shuttle on March 25 from 8:45 to 11 a.m. More measles exposure locations can be found on the Butte County Public Health Department website. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Possible measles exposure locations on Chico State campus and throughout Butte County

Gordy Papalias // March 29, 2019

The California Department of Public Health released a Measles Alert to Chico State students on Wednesday and was followed up by an alert from the Student Health Center on Thursday that confirmed a case...

Volunteers with Friends of Butte Creek have been setting up wattles in an attempt to contain potentially harmful runoff from the ashes and debris left in the wake of the Camp Fire. Photo credit: Dan Christian

Heavy rains could threaten salmon spawn from toxic Camp Fire runoff

Dan Christian // December 3, 2018

With the Camp Fire 100% contained, evacuation orders are slowly being lifted and roads are opening up allowing residents of Honey Run and Butte Creek Canyon to return to their property for the first time...

Free flu vaccine clinics being offered in Chico over the upcoming weeks Photo credit: Suzy Leamon

Free flu vaccine clinics begin Thursday

Suzy Leamon // September 30, 2015

Enloe Medical Center and Student Health Services have begun administering free flu vaccinations.Enloe will be offering a drive-through clinic on Thursday Oct. 1 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Calvary Chapel...

Matt Ball, District Manager at the Butte County Public Health Department, discusses the severity of West Nile virus in the Butte County area. (Photo Courtesy of Matt Ball).

Small bugs, big consequences

Sarah Strausser // August 24, 2015

There have been 30 confirmed cases of West Nile virus in Butte county, the highest of any county in the state. Butte County has had an "epidemic level" of cases reported, according to Matt Ball, the district...

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