COVID-19 Information for Businesses

Ensuring a safe workplace is crucial to preventing the spread of COVID-19. The Public Health Branch has provided tools to support workplaces in creating a safe environment. California enacted legislation AB 685 to put infection prevention regulations in place related to COVID-19. This involves informing the Public Health Branch when 3 or more positive cases occur within a 14-day period. Additional information can be found via the resources below. 

Click the link below to Opt In or Notify Tulare County Public Health. 

California School and Shared Portal for Outbreak Tracking (SPOT)

The links below are for workplace tools related to guidance and contact tracing.

Tulare County Public Health: Reporting Outbreaks to Tulare County Public Health
Tulare County Public Health: Reporting Outbreaks to Tulare County Public Health

CalOSHA requirements for employers to report to the local Public Health Branch when three people have tested positive AND were at work during their high-exposure period. 

Tulare County Public Health: Employer Engagement
Tulare County Public Health: Employer Engagement

A process has been created for notifying the health branch of an outbreak* occurring in your facility; find  more information on this page. 
 

CA Assembly Bill (AB) 685: Enhanced Enforcement and Employer Reporting Requirements
CA Assembly Bill (AB) 685: Enhanced Enforcement and Employer Reporting Requirements

California AB 685 Enhanced Enforcement and Employer Reporting Requirements. 

CA for All: Information on Contact Tracing
CA for All: Information on Contact Tracing

On this page you will find more information on contact tracing from California for All. 


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Pathways to Hope

Pathways to Hope

Tulare County HHSA is proud to share Pathways to Hope, a 20-page bilingual newspaper that showcases services within Tulare County. This newspaper was a result of the Listos California Grant, in collaboration with Friends of Tulare County, Self-Help Enterprises, and the California Office of Emergency Services. 

Staying Positive During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Staying Positive During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging us in ways we could never have imagined, from unprecedented amounts of family time to homeschooling to working remotely—or not working at all; here are some suggestions for uplifting your outlook!

COVID-19 Contact Tracing and You

COVID-19 Contact Tracing and You

Contact tracing is vital to controlling the spread of the virus. It’s extremely important that everyone cooperate with contact tracers to make sure they get all the information needed to follow up on possible transmission of the virus.