Radon is a Health Hazard

Radon is a health hazard that you can put a stop to. Radon is an unscented, radioactive gas that is produced by the breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water.

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2017 Walk with a Doc Program

Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages.

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AB 2062 positively impacts CalWORKs families

On September 29, 2016, the Governor signed AB 2062 which will positively impact families receiving CalWORKs benefits.

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Drought Status Updates

Drought status updates for the public are now hosted weekly on the Tulare County Emergency site under the "Drought" heading.

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Flu Vaccinations and Preventive Efforts are Strongly Urged

Vaccinations and preventive efforts are strongly urged as the flu continues to circulate in Tulare County.

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Click on the links below to read current and archived press releases by the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency. 

 

2017

Flu-Related Death in Tulare County; Flu Numbers Increase

Tulare County Task Force on Homelessness Looks to Fill Vacancies

Local Restaurants Receive Awards for Safe Food Handling Practices

Tulare County HHSA Offers Community Listening Sessions on the Visalia Wellness & Recovery Center

Project Homeless Connect Offers Services to Homeless Community Members at Four Locations in Tulare and Kings Counties

 

2016

Stockings for Senior Citizens Drive Successful due to Community Partnerships

Community Generosity Makes Toy Drive Shine

Freeze Watch for Tulare County

Library Lends Blood Pressure Cuffs

Stockings for Senior Citizens Drive Needs You!

Annual Toy Drive Makes Holidays Bright for Children

Tulare County Retail Locations Affected by Recall of Contaminated Frozen Strawberries

7th Annual Red Ribbon Week Celebration at 4:00 p.m. on October 26: You Only Live Once; Be Drug Free!

Farmworker Women’s Conference: Promoting Health, Safety, Employment, Education & Environment

Woodlake Healthy Retail Contest

Health Notice for Residents Returning to Wildfire Impacted Areas

Health Threat from Wildfire Smoke

Community member contracts Zika Virus in Central America

‘Back to School’ Includes Immunizations

West Nile Virus on the rise; safety tips for the Independence Day holiday

Rising Temperatures, Caution Urged

Elder Abuse Prevention Training Offered in Honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Public Health Urges Caution During Hot WeatherCooling Centers

Summer Safety Can Keep You Cool

Results of Drought-related Public Health Disaster Impact Survey Released - CASPER Report

Outreach Meetings Offered in Monson-Sultana, Strathmore, and Pixley on Proposed Updates to the Well Construction Ordinance

Tulare County Animal Services Open House on May 13 and 14

Fruit and Veggie Fest 2016 to be held at State Foods in Woodlake at 3:00 p.m. on May 11

Fourth Annual Children’s Art Shows Held in Woodlake, Cutler-Orosi, Lindsay, Earlimart, and Visalia

Mental Health Awareness Night at the Rawhide Baseball Park on May 13 at 7:00 p.m.

Senior Day in the Park held on May 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Veterans Opportunity Day Held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27

Confidential HIV Testing Thursday, April 7, as part of Healthy Tulare County Week

Community Focus Groups Seek to Gather Input from Public

Learn to Eat Smart! 99 Cent Store Tour and Meal Planning on April 5, as part of Healthy Tulare County Week

Creating Healthy Change Today Affects Our Tomorrows

Porterville Drought Resource Center Temporary Closure

Illegally Made Mexican-Style Cheese Causes Eight Cases of Salmonella in Tulare County

Why Not Volunteer at Tulare County Animal Services?

New County Animal Services Advisory Committee Needs Applicants

Bright Futures, Big Careers

Local Restaurants Receive Awards for Safe Food Handling Practices

County Health Officer Urges Travelers Take Precautions Against Zika Virus

Tulare and Kings Counties Seek Community Support to Help the Homeless

 

2015

Stockings for Senior Citizens Drive Successful due to Community Partnerships

Community Generosity Makes Toy Drive Shine

Stockings for Senior Citizens Drive Needs You!

Annual Toy Drive Makes Holidays Bright for Children

Red Ribbon Week Combats Youth Drug Use with Entertainment and Education

Volunteers Needed for Public Health Disaster Impact Survey

Seasonal Flu Shot Outreach in Porterville

Latino Health Awareness Event at 9:00 a.m. on September 29

Declining Air Quality and Rising Temperatures Mean Taking Greater Care of Your Health

What’s in a Name? New Beginnings Abound at Tulare County Animal Services

Rethink Your Drink Event Held Wednesday, August 26, 6–8:00 p.m.

Two Tulare County Residents Sickened by West Nile Virus

County Animal Control Ordinance Changes Go Before the Board of Supervisors

Heat Advisory Means Taking Extra Care of Yourself

Positive West Nile Virus Samples High in Visalia

Safety Tips for the Independence Day Holiday Weekend

Take Special Care of Animals During Extreme Heat

Elder Abuse Prevention Training Offered in Honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Pertussis cases for 2015 surpass the total number of cases from 2014

West Nile Virus Activity Found

Prevent Drowning Deaths with Swimming Safety Measures

Shoppers to Enjoy a Rainbow of Healthy Fruits and Vegetables During Fruit and Veggie Fest 2015

May is Mental Health Month: Spanish-language Children's Art Show

May is Mental Health Month: Address Mental Health Early

Senior Day in the Park held on May 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Veterans Opportunity Day Held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22

Security and Data Protection Notification

Retail Compliance Observation Offered During Healthy Tulare County Week

Nutrition Education Activities Take Top Billing During Healthy Tulare County Week

Protect Our Children - Be Their Voice

Public Meetings Scheduled for Input on Proposed County Animal Control Ordinance Changes

Creating Healthy Change Today Affects Our Tomorrows

Vacancy on County Committee in Districts One and Five Needed Filled

Local Restaurants Receive Awards for Safe Food Handling Practices

Kings and Tulare Counties 7th Annual Project Homeless Connect

 

2014

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