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 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.

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 Cooling Centers - English & Spanish
Current list of Cooling Centers - English & Spanish
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

Stockings for Senior Citizens Drive Needs You!

Stockings for Senior Citizens Drive Needs You!

Community members can help by donating cold-weather comfort items such as slippers, socks, gloves, scarves, beanies, and lap blankets. Volunteers then visit the senior citizens and deliver the stockings filled with gifts. 

Annual CWS Toy Drive is Here!

Annual CWS Toy Drive is Here!

We need you to make a difference in the life of a child who is receiving services through Child Welfare this season! By helping to provide a gift to local children who are receiving the assistance of CWS, you are making a difference and making life a bit better for these children. 

10th Annual Project Homeless Connect

10th Annual Project Homeless Connect

The 10th annual Project Homeless Connect (PHC) is a  one-day, one-stop event offering services, housing, and hospitality to those experiencing homelessness and event organizers are asking for community support to serve the over 1,000 people expected to be seeking services at the events.