Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Vision

Healthy children and adults, supportive families, thriving communities.

Our Mission

Dedicated to protecting and strengthening the well-being of the community through development of effective policies, practices, and services delivered in a culturally and linguistically competent manner.

Our Core Values 

1) HHSA sponsors services and policies that are: collaborative, community-driven, evidence-based.

2) HHSA promotes service delivery that is: culturally competent, respectful, a model of excellence.

3) HHSA supports a work environment that demonstrates: diversity, integrity, accountability, teamwork and mutual respect, staff development and recognition.

Agency News

Warming Centers

Warming Centers

Tulare County Public Health Emergency Preparedness closely monitors NWS reports to maintain the health and well-being of all community members. Residents should practice caution during cold weather. 

2018 Walk with a Doc Program

2018 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. Each month a different health topic will be covered. 

Environmental Health Division Overview

Environmental Health Division Overview

HHSA’s Public Health Branch is like a huge umbrella covering numerous entities, small and large, that contribute to the overall health and well-being of all residents of Tulare County.