Emergencies

Emergencies

Search here for information on different kinds of emergencies. If you are currently having a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Adult Protective Services
Adult Protective Services

The Adult Protective Services program has the serious responsibility of responding to reports of dependent adult abuse or neglect. There are no fees related to this assistance, and income and property are not considered in relation to services offered.

Communicable Disease and Other Required Reporting
Communicable Disease and Other Required Reporting

Under the California Code of Regulations, Title 17 (Section 2500), public health professionals, medical providers, and others are mandated to report approximately 85 diseases or conditions to their local health department.

Community Warm Line
Community Warm Line

When you need to talk to someone about your anxieties or concerns, try the Tulare County Warm Line. The Warm Line is a number you can call when you need to speak with someone who will listen to your concerns without judgment or criticism.

Current List of Warming Centers - English & Spanish
Current List of Warming Centers - English & Spanish
Mental Health Crisis Line
Mental Health Crisis Line

Our Crisis Line provides a resource for individuals (and their family and friends) with mental illness and those considering suicide.

Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP)
Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP)

PHEP plays a vital role in emergency preparedness. The program focuses on preparing for and responding to events that pose a substantial risk to the health of the county’s residents, including public health threats and other emergencies.

Reporting Child Abuse
Reporting Child Abuse

If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 1-800-331-1585; operators accept calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. 

Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention

Although it’s a preventable public health problem, suicide has touched many of us in one way or another.


Agency News

Funding Homeless Efforts

Funding Homeless Efforts

Tulare County HHSA recently collaborated with local partners to create the Integrated Pool for Homeless Initiatives Locally for streamlined access to local homeless funding.

 

Bonding with Your Pets is a Win-Win!

Bonding with Your Pets is a Win-Win!

Just having a pet in your home can reduce your stress and greatly improve the quality of your mental and physical well-being. Here are some good suggestions for you and your pet to bond, develop healthier habits, and discover new ways to live a full life together. 

 

Free Tax Return Prep

Free Tax Return Prep

With certified tax preparers, CSET is currently offering free income tax preparation through its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) on Saturdays now through April 13, 2019.