Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition

Tulare County Health & Human Services offers a number of programs driven towards education and implementation of good health choices when pertaining to food. It is our commitment to encourage the people of Tulare County in a healthy lifestyle.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

WIC is designed to help pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well and stay healthy. WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health care and social services.

Nutritious Meals for Seniors
Nutritious Meals for Seniors

The Senior Nutrition Program provides tasty and nutritious lunches for seniors (age 60 and over) at several locations throughout Tulare and Kings counties. We also deliver meals to the homebound who cannot cook for themselves.

Food Safety
Food Safety

Environmental Health programs offer services that include making local businesses aware of the important codes and regulations that ensure a high standard of food handling.

CalFresh (Nutrition Assistance)
CalFresh (Nutrition Assistance)

CalFresh benefits help low-income households supplement their food budgets to buy nutritious foods.


Agency News

Drought Status Updates

Drought Status Updates

Drought status updates for the public are now hosted weekly on the Tulare County Emergency site under the "Drought.

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...

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.