Tulare County COVID-19 News Releases

April 6, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch Announces Death Related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The County of Tulare Public Health Branch confirms the sixth death from COVID-19 in the county. The individual passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020, was over 65 and the transmission type was unknown. 

April 4, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch Reveals Community Spread of COVID-19 Present in Tulare County

Tulare County Public Health Branch has confirmed community spread of COVID-19 in Tulare County as there are multiple clusters of COVID-19 and several cases with unknown source. Community spread, or transmission, means the spread of an illness for which the source of infection is unknown or cannot be directly traced back to a known exposure.

April 4, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch Announces Deaths Related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The County of Tulare Public Health Branch confirms two additional deaths from COVID-19 in the county. Both individuals were over 65 and both passed away on April 3, 2020.

April 3, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch Announces Closure of Lindsay District Office due to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The County of Tulare Human Services Branch confirms two public employees at the Tulare County Health and Human Services Lindsay District Office, located at 900 Sequoia Avenue, Lindsay, CA 93247, have tested positive for the coronavirus. 

April 3, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch Announces Third Death Related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The County of Tulare Public Health Branch confirms the third death from COVID-19 in the county. The patient passed away on April 1, 2020 and was our 25th confirmed positive. 

April 2, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: County Releases New Mapping Tool

Tulare County Public Health Branch and Tulare County TCiCT are releasing a new mapping tool so that community members can gain a more accurate view into the Tulare County areas that are affected by COVID-19.

April 1, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch Announces Positive Cases of COVID-19 at Redwood Springs Healthcare Center

Tulare County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Haught has announced that six patients and two health care professionals at the Redwood Springs Healthcare Center tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

April 1, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch Announces Second Death Related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The County of Tulare Public Health Branch confirms the second death from COVID-19 in the county.

March 28, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch Announces First Death Related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The County of Tulare Public Health Branch confirms the first death from COVID-19 in the county.

March 23, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Four New Cases of COVID-19 in Tulare County

The Tulare County Public Health Branch has announced four new cases of positive COVID-19 tests in Tulare County, bringing the total to 16.

March 20, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Four New Cases of COVID-19 in Tulare County

The Tulare County Public Health Branch has announced four new cases of positive COVID-19 tests in Tulare County bringing the total to 11. The Public Health branch is currently conducting an investigation on each case.

March 20, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency Operations and Services During Stay-Home Order

In compliance with Governor Gavin Newsom’s stay at home order, the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency announces changes to Agency operations and service hours.

March 19, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Two New Cases of COVID-19 in Tulare County

The Tulare County Public Health Branch has announced both a sixth and seventh case of positive COVID-19 tests in Tulare County.

March 18, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Positive COVID-19 Cases Rise to Five

Tulare County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Haught has announced both a fourth and fifth case of positive COVID-19 tests in Tulare County.

UPDATE 3/18/2020, 10:30 A.M.

COVID-19- Update for March 18, 2020. Tulare County remains at 4 Positive cases and 88 individuals under self-quarantine.

March 17, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Offers Virtual Public Health Town Hall to Discuss COVID-19

The County of Tulare Board of Supervisors and Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency are hosting a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday evening, March 17, 2020, to share information about the new coronavirus.

The meeting is scheduled to take place from 7:00– 8:00 p.m. and slated to be live streamed online and Facebook at https://tchhsa.org/ncov and https://www.facebook.com/TulareCountyHHSA/.

UPDATE 3/17/2020, 10:00 a.m.

COVID-19- Update for March 17, 2020. Tulare County remains at 3 Positive cases and 78 individuals under self-quarantine.

UPDATE 3/16/2020, 8:00 p.m.

UPDATE 3/16/2020, 8:00 p.m.: Tulare County has received notice of a new positive case of COVID-19, putting three total cases in the County of Tulare, with 73 individuals under self-quarantine. The patient in this new case is acutely ill and in the Kaweah Delta District Hospital. More details will be released as they become available.   

UPDATE 3/16/2020, 12:00 PM

UPDATE 3/16/2020, 12:00 p.m. : Tulare County still has two confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 73 individuals under self-quarantine.

UPDATE 3/15/2020, 12:00 P.M.

UPDATE 3/15/2020, 12:00 p..m.. : Tulare County still has two confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 73 individuals under self-quarantine.


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.