Cecilia Herrera

Cecilia Herrera

As the Division Manager of Public Health, Cecilia Herrera is responsible for coordinating and directing public health nursing programs and community health services. She provides oversight of Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health, Communicable Disease, Immunizations, Vital Statistics, Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Children’s Medical Services (CMS) and other public health programs. In this role, she collaborates with community leaders and partner agencies to continue the development and improvement of public health services to achieve health equity. She is well versed in countywide policy planning and systems implementation, as well as the provision of services to many of the most vulnerable and in-need populations that the Agency serves.

Prior to her current role, Cecilia served as a senior administrative analyst at the Tulare County Administrative Office, where she acted as a budget and legislative representative for Public Safety and Health & Human Services. In addition, she previously served in HHSA’s Public Health Branch as public health and health services manager.

Cecilia holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from San Jose State University and a master’s degree in public administration from Fresno State University. She has furthered her education by completing Shaping Health Care Delivery Policy Program at Harvard University and the Leadership Development Program from UC Davis. Cecilia has been an active participant on the Tulare County Community Health Center Board since March 2011. A fluent Spanish speaker, Cecilia is a lifelong resident of Tulare County and is passionate about the well-being of the community she serves.


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.

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.  

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.