Health & Well-Being

Health & Well-Being

Living a healthy lifestyle is a choice. Eating well and being active are the cornerstones to creating a happy and fulfilling life. We offer a number of exciting programs and resources to set you on the path of healthy living here in Tulare County.

Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention

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

Mental Health Clinical Services
Mental Health Clinical Services

Mental health clinics provide services that help individuals with mental illness manage their symptoms and avoid crises. Our goal is to help you avoid hospitalization and help you live and thrive within your community.

Medi-Cal
Medi-Cal

Medi-Cal is California's name for the Federal program Medicaid.
Medi-Cal provides no- or low-cost healthcare for individuals, families with children, the elderly, persons with disabilities, foster care, pregnant women, and persons with specific diseases such as tuberculosis, breast cancer, or HIV/AIDS.

LGBTQ Youth Resources
LGBTQ Youth Resources

Tulare County partners with The Trevor Project to provide a 24-hour crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning) youth in crisis, as well as for their family and friends.

In-Home Parent Education
In-Home Parent Education

In the convenience and privacy of your own home, or at your local Family Resource Center, you can learn more about how to cope when problems arise and how to deal with a child’s disruptive behaviors before they become problems.

Immunizations
Immunizations

To help Tulare County parents make sure their children get all the immunizations (shots) they need and at the right ages, the Immunization Program provides vaccines to children whose parents or guardians cannot afford them.

HIV / AIDS / STD
HIV / AIDS / STD

The HIV/AIDS Prevention and Education program provides education to community alcohol and drug rehabilitation groups to help prevent the spread of this disease.

Health Exams for Children and Youth
Health Exams for Children and Youth

The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) program provides no-cost health checkups to children and youth from low income families.

Health Care Centers
Health Care Centers

Tulare County's Health Care Centers focus on the family's health and well-being by providing top level diagnosis, and prognosis, as well as preventative and general medicine.

Family PACT
Family PACT

The Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment (PACT) program provides family planning services for low-income men, women, and teens. Services include education, contraceptives, and prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.

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.

Community Health Assessment (CHA)
Community Health Assessment (CHA)

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.

California Children's Services
California Children's Services

California Children's Services program assists families when they are unable to pay for their child’s medical needs and if they have a qualifying medical condition.


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.