Noah J Whitaker

Noah J Whitaker

Noah Whitaker is the Community Outreach Team Manager in HHSA’s Administration. In this role, Noah leads a team of professionals that are responsible for supporting programs across the HHSA and oversees the HHSA’s internal and external websites, video production, advertising and collateral materials, and special events, and coordinates with the Agency’s Public Information Officer to support social media and traditional media activities.

Over the last decade, Noah has also served as the Director of the Tulare County Suicide Prevention Task Force (SPTF). This work is funded by the Agency’s Mental Health Branch via Proposition 63: Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) and involves close collaboration with national and state organizations, local government entities, community-based organizations, and community members. The SPTF has numerous programs to support our community, including access to training, grief counseling, peer support groups, and similar programs. Noah is considered an expert in community-based suicide prevention efforts, including the Active Postvention Model (APM) and leads the Tulare County LOSS Team.

Noah holds an undergraduate degree in sociology and a master’s degree in business administration from California State University, Bakersfield. Noah has furthered his education by completing the Driving Government Performance executive education course at Harvard University and the Leadership Development Program from UC Davis.


Agency News

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

With all the ongoing coverage of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (n-CoV), Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency’s Public Health Branch feels it is a good time to provide helpful reminders on steps to prevent illness and advise that the immediate health risk to the general public in the United States remains low.

2020 Walk with a Doc Program

2020 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.  

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Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy.