Events and Event Organizations

CDC Resources for Large Community Events & Mass Gatherings

California Dept. of Public Health Guidance Documents

Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. Examples of large events and mass gatherings include conferences, festivals, parades, concerts, sporting events, weddings, and other types of assemblies. These events can be planned not only by organizations and communities but also by individuals.

Before and During an Outbreak

  • Encourage your staff or community members to protect their personal health.
  • Post the signs and symptoms of COVID-19: fever, cough, shortness of breath.
  • Encourage people to stay home when sick.
  • Clean surfaces that are frequently touched – things such as shared desks, countertops, kitchen areas, electronics, and doorknobs.
  • Limit events and meetings that require close contact.
  • Stay up to date on developments in your community.
  • Create an emergency plan for possible outbreak.
  • Assess if community members are at higher risk and plan accordingly.

During an Outbreak in Your Area

  • Send home or separate anyone who becomes sick.
  • If you identify a case, inform people who might have been exposed.
  • Continue to safely clean and disinfect the person's area.
  • Connect with Tulare County Public Health by dialing 2-1-1.
  • Put your infectious disease outbreak plan into action.

Agency News

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

With all the ongoing coverage of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (n-CoV), Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency’s Public Health Branch feels it is a good time to provide helpful reminders on steps to prevent illness and advise that the immediate health risk to the general public in the United States remains low.

Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy

Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy.