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 Protection Services
Adult Protection Services

The Adult Protective Services program has the very serious responsibility of helping dependent or elderly (age 65 or over) adults remain safely in their homes by responding to requests for help or reports of negligence or abuse.

Air Health Alert: Pier Fire
Air Health Alert: Pier Fire

Due to increased smoke from the Pier Fire, information has been provided by the Tulare County Public Health Branch to protect yourself and your family.

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.

Cooling Centers
Cooling Centers

Voluntary Cooling Centers are operated throughout Tulare County during the summer months. For a map, locations, and additional information, click below...

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. 

Residents Returning to Wildfire Impacted Areas
Residents Returning to Wildfire Impacted Areas

Tulare County Public Health Department advises residents returning to communities impacted by wildfires to take caution upon returning to their homes. Always be aware of your surroundings, and ...

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

Cooling Centers

Cooling Centers

Voluntary Cooling Centers are operated throughout Tulare County during the summer months. For a map, locations, and additional information, click below...

Residents Returning to Wildfire Impacted Areas

Residents Returning to Wildfire Impacted Areas

Tulare County Public Health Department advises residents returning to communities impacted by wildfires to take caution upon returning to their homes. Always be aware of your surroundings, and ...

Excessive Heat - What to Do

Excessive Heat - What to Do

When temperatures are forecasted to reach 105 degrees and evening temperatures stay at 80 degrees for at least three consecutive days, Tulare County Public Health reminds community members to focus on staying cool and avoiding heat reactions.