Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention (NEOP)

Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention (NEOP)

Our goal is to implement healthy changes within Tulare County communities and provide nutrition and physical activity education to low-income residents by:

  • Increasing access to healthy foods and beverages where people live, learn, work, play, or shop
  • Reducing displays of unhealthy foods and beverages
  • Increasing physical activity opportunities

Partnerships
Tulare County NEOP collaborates with multiple existing organizations and programs, including:

  • University of California Cooperative Extension
  • Tulare County Office of Education
  • Kaweah Delta
  • Family HealthCare Network
  • FoodLink

Services Provided

  • Nutrition Education Classes
    Classes offered include basic nutrition, eating healthy on a budget, physical activity, and healthy recipe food demonstrations.
  • Healthy Retail Initiative
    Tulare County NEOP provides nutrition education at retail sites as well as healthy retail advertising.
  • Community Events
    Signature community events that Tulare County NEOP hosts with collaboration from our partners include:
  • Fruit & Veggie Fest
  • Latino Health Awareness
  • Rethink Your Drink
  • Food Day
  • Community Forums.

Related Documents and Links

NEOP Video
NEOP Video

This video features real-life program beneficiaries and Champions to tell their stories and highlight NEOP’s successes in bringing about healthy changes in Tulare County. Viewers are encouraged to make small changes today for a healthier tomorrow and to just Be Better!


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.