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 the ongoing coverage of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency's Public Health Branch is providing helpful reminders on steps to prevent illness.

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.

COVID-19 Printable Resources

COVID-19 Printable Resources

Printable resources are available as educational pieces can assist those who are at home, on the job, or for the general public to answer questions. These pieces are available in English and Spanish.