Tulare County Health Care Clinics (Visalia and Farmersville) are first in the county to be scored and recognized by the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), which evaluates health care centers’ policies and practices pertaining to equity and inclusion of the LGBTQ population.
The Tulare County Homeless Initiative Program and the Kings/Tulare Homeless Alliance (the local Continuum of Care) have received a Merit Award from the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) for their interagency platform providing a one-stop-shop platform to access homeless funding, called the Pool for Homeless Initiatives Locally, or PHIL.
While many different HHSA programs and staff do tremendous work to serve the local homeless community, coordinating and improving homeless efforts is truly an Agency-wide endeavor. To help guide this initiative, CHROME lays out a process HHSA can follow to maximize the overall impact of homeless efforts.
Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. Each month a different health topic will be covered.