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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2017 Walk with a Doc Program

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. Participants will receive healthy snacks, bottled water, healthy lifestyle tips, and a chance to talk with a doctor or a professional in the medical field.

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., followed by Zumba at 8:15 a.m., and the walk at 8:30 a.m. at  Blain Park, 3101 S. Court St., in Visalia. A health topic will be covered each month! Walks will be held the second Saturday of each month on the following dates:

  • January 14 (Thyroid Health)
  • February 11 (Healthy Heart)
  • March 11 (Healthy Eating Out)
  • April 8 (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • May 13 (Physical Activity and You)
  • June 10 (Vertigo)
  • July 8 (Stroke/BP)
  • August 12 (Improving Your Balance)
  • September 9 (Sleep Apnea)
  • October 14 (Breast Cancer Awareness)
  • November 11 (Diabetes)
  • December 9 (Alzheimer's)

For more information or questions, call (559) 624-2416.