Local Oral Health Program (LOHP)

Local Oral Health Program (LOHP)

Established in 2018, the mission of the Local Oral Health Program is to improve the oral health of all county residents through prevention, education, and organized community efforts.

Tulare County will create and expand capacity at the local level to educate, aid in prevention, and provide linkages to treatment programs for dental disease, including that caused by the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Tulare County will create program activities related to the community's oral health, including education, disease prevention, linkage to treatment, case management, and surveillance.

Related Documents and Links

California Oral Health Program (OHP)
California Oral Health Program (OHP)

This program’s mission is to improve the oral health of all Californians through prevention, education, and organized community efforts. This site has additional information, publications, and resources available.

Oral Health Program Strategic Plan
Oral Health Program Strategic Plan

Click here to access the 2018–2023 Oral Health Strategic Plan and find out how this local program serves the community.

Tulare County Oral Health Needs Assessment
Tulare County Oral Health Needs Assessment

This report presents findings from a community-driven assessment process to identify oral health needs, risk and protective factors, utilization levels, service gaps, and resources.


Agency News

Lovey's Story

Lovey's Story

Six-year-old “Lovey,” a brindle and white female English bulldog went missing, breaking the hearts of a family three years ago. A scared and underweight stray bulldog was brought in to the Tulare County Animal Services shelter. Read what happened next!

 

Changes to County Animal Services Ordinances

Changes to County Animal Services Ordinances

Tulare County Animal Services strives to improve the safety and quality of life for the animals and residents of Tulare County. Proposed revisions have been presented to the Board of Supervisors; voting for the proposed ordinances is on the Board of Supervisors agenda on April 30, 2019. 

 

2019 Walk with a Doc Program

2019 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.