Staci Chastain

Staci Chastain

As HHSA's Deputy Director of Public Health Operations, Staci Chastain is responsible for overseeing the Tulare County Health Centers and Public Health Prevention Programs. In this role, she oversees key functions, including strategic planning, coordination of service delivery, implementation of health policy and program development, and preservation of the public's health through effective leadership.

With over 13 years of experience in the social services sector, Staci joined the HHSA in 2015 as the Division Manager for TulareWORKs and later transitioned to the Public Health Branch, where she uses her knowledge and experience in social services programs to boost health services through coordination of Agency programs and leveraging of resources to enhance program capacity.

Prior to joining the County, Staci served in a key leadership role over a non-profit organization that provided services to disadvantaged populations throughout California. A native of Visalia, Staci is committed to ensuring a healthier, thriving Tulare County by strengthening the services provided to its residents.

Staci is credentialed as a County Senior Executive through the California State Association of Counties (CSAC), a former ambassador of the Tulare Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, volunteer for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, and an alumni of Leadership Visalia through the Visalia Chamber of Commerce. She holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership and a master’s degree in leadership studies from Fresno Pacific University.


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.