Media

Media

Thank you for covering the programs and services the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) provides to our community. HHSA maintains a high level of transparency and strives to provide media partners with access to important information and to accommodate publication deadlines.

HHSA schedules interview times or responds to inquiries via email. It is important to note that the Agency maintains a staff of 2,000 employees located in 35 facilities and provides public services in a fast-paced environment. Advance notice via phone or email from media outlets is always appreciated. Contact the Agency's Public Information Officer by phone at (559) 624-8007 or by email at CMonteiro1@tularecounty.ca.gov

HHSA is dedicated to protecting and strengthening the well-being of the community. Partnering with media is important to our mission and allows us to further inform, educate, and protect our community members. 

Related Documents and Links

2020-21 HHSA Year in Review
2020-21 HHSA Year in Review

Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency Annual Report

County of Tulare Budget
County of Tulare Budget

County of Tulare Budget

Facebook
Facebook

Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency's official Facebook Page.

Twitter
Twitter

Tulare County Health & Human Service Agency's official Twitter account.

News Releases
News Releases

Find press releases and advisories, as well as other shared information.


Agency News

Local Non-Profits Encouraged to Apply for COVID Recovery Funds

Local Non-Profits Encouraged to Apply for COVID Recovery Funds

The County of Tulare invites local non-profit organizations to apply for one-time State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) for eligible project activities or programs that help Tulare County residents and the community respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and public health emergency. The application period is now open and will remain open for 30 calendar days, closing on October 12, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

WIC Partners with Tule River Tribe, Helps Close Equity Gap

WIC Partners with Tule River Tribe, Helps Close Equity Gap

Over the last two years, the WIC program has undergone major changes to modernize its services. This modernization has enabled the program to enhance the services it provides to the community and find strategies that improve access and close equity gaps.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Is Coming to Tulare County

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Is Coming to Tulare County

On July 16, 2022, we in Tulare County will join the rest of the United States in beginning to use the 988 dialing code. 988 will be the new three-digit number for calls (multiple languages), text, or chat (English only) that connects people to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

2022 Walk with a Doc Program

2022 Walk with a Doc Program

Held the second Saturday of each month in Visalia, Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends.