LGBTQ+ Health Resources

LGBTQ+ Health Resources

Our Health Care Centers are committed to providing appropriate and supportive clinical care to our LGBTQ patients. In addition to our free or low-cost STD/STI testing, patients can also be referred to case management services and community support groups such as the Source, PFLAG, and the Trevor Project. Please visit the links below to find more information.

 

California Department of Public Health
California Department of Public Health

The California Department of Public Health has organized popular health topics pertaining to the LGBT community in California. Find what programs and services are offered statewide. 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention offers a range of public health topics pertaining to LGBT communities. Visit their website for information on national health services and trends in topics like bullying, HIV, or tobacco use. 

HHSA LGBTQ+ Youth Resources
HHSA LGBTQ+ Youth Resources

HHSA's Mental Health Branch partners with local LGBTQ+ programs to support youth in Tulare County. Visit their page for more info.

The Source LGBT+ Center
The Source LGBT+ Center

The Source is a local resource center for the LGBTQ community and their allies in Visalia. Visit their website for more local resources, educational events, and volunteer opportunities. 


Agency News

2020 Walk with a Doc Program

2020 Walk with a Doc Program

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.  

New Year Pet Resolutions

New Year Pet Resolutions

The start of a new year is a time to set goals to improve your life for the year ahead. It’s also an opportunity for you and your pet to bond, develop healthier habits, and discover new ways to live a full life. 

Older Adults and the Holiday Blues

Older Adults and the Holiday Blues

With the holidays rapidly approaching and the well-documented prevalence of the “Holiday Blues” among older people in mind, I'd like to share some practical guidelines to minimize the possibility of succumbing to holiday-inspired depression. 

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.