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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Purpose:  The Health Advisory Committee’s purpose is to advise and assist the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency in the agency’s efforts to address health issues affecting the community. Examples of the Committee's work include making recommendations on health strategies, goals, and funding resources and assisting in assessing strengths and gaps in the public health system, helping to develop strategies to address unmet needs. Recently, Healthy Tulare County Week was organized and promoted by this committee, and it is currently helping with development of a health element for the county's General Plan. The Committee also reports periodically to the County Board of Supervisors. 

Membership:  The Committee consists of 15 members, including representatives from each county supervisorial district, one from the Board of Supervisors, one from the County’s environmental health division, the Public Health Officer, and five members from other community organizations or agencies. 

Currently there is one vacancy on the Committee under the position of Community member from Tulare County District 5 area. If you are interested in serving on the Health Advisory Committee, please click here for the application.

Meetings:  Meetings are open to the public and are held the second Monday of even-numbered months, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., in the first-floor RMA (Resource Management Agency) conference room at Government Plaza, 5957 South Mooney Boulevard, in Visalia.