Community

Community

The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency is dedicated to collaborating and partnering with the community we serve. Through advisory groups, committees, boards, and various community outreach activities, we invite your participation and input. This section of our site lists various opportunities for you to interact with HHSA and help us to continually improve our services.

Community Care Coalition
Community Care Coalition

We are in unprecedented times. COVID-19 has caused significant damage to the economy, resulted in major impacts to our critical health and social safety net programs and has killed a growing number of Americans. Locally, it is imperative we band together to effectively serve and support our community through these times.

Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency Resource Guide
Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency Resource Guide

The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency Resource Guide is now available. This resource guide is a quick reference list of information and hotlines. Click on the Tulare County HHSA Resource Guide now for easy access to Agency information and assistance.

Community Health Assessment (CHA) & Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)
Community Health Assessment (CHA) & Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

The CHA is intended to assess health behaviors, health outcomes, and the social, economic, and environmental factors impacting health in Tulare County through the collection of data and by listening to the ideas and concerns of people and organizations from across the county.

Community Health Center Board
Community Health Center Board

The Tulare County Community Health Center Board (CHCB) meets monthly to discuss issues and policies regarding the quality and accessibility of services provided by the County health clinics.

Health Advisory Committee
Health Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Health Advisory Committee is to advise and assist the Health & Human Services Agency in the Agency’s efforts to address health issues affecting the community. The Committee has fifteen members and includes residents from each district and representatives of community organizations and public agencies.

In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Advisory Committee
In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Advisory Committee

The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Advisory Committee gives consumers and care providers a direct voice in administration of the program. The committee includes past and present consumers of IHSS and past or present care providers. 

Medical Reserve Corps
Medical Reserve Corps

The mission of the Medical Reserve Corps is to recruit, organize, train, deploy, and retain volunteer medical and health professionals, as well as non-medical residents, to prepare for and respond to community health needs, including public health emergencies and threats of terrorism.

Task Force on Homelessness
Task Force on Homelessness

The purpose of the Tulare County Task Force on Homelessness is to advise and assist the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency in the Agency's efforts to address homelessness issues affecting the community and to report to the Tulare County Board of Supervisors on a periodic basis.

Tulare County Mental Health Board
Tulare County Mental Health Board

The Tulare County Mental Health Board meets monthly to discuss issues regarding the quality and accessibility of the mental health services the County provides.


Agency News

Staying Positive During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Staying Positive During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging us in ways we could never have imagined, from unprecedented amounts of family time to homeschooling to working remotely—or not working at all; here are some suggestions for uplifting your outlook!

COVID-19 Contact Tracing and You

COVID-19 Contact Tracing and You

Contact tracing is vital to controlling the spread of the virus. It’s extremely important that everyone cooperate with contact tracers to make sure they get all the information needed to follow up on possible transmission of the virus. 

Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy

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.