COVID-19 News Releases

UPDATE 3/14/2020, 10:25 A.M.

Tulare County still has two confirmed cases of COVID-19 and now has 64 individuals under self-quarantine.

March 14, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch and Kaweah Delta Report Second Confirmed Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Tulare County has two confirmed cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). There are 65 individuals in self-quarantine.

UPDATE 3/13/2020, 1:36 p.m.

Tulare County Public Health has followed CDC recommendations to encourage the focus on more common etiologies first (flu or other tests to rule those illnesses out) where testing is already readily available.

UPDATE 3/13/2020, 1:10 p.m.

Tulare County Public Health has followed the CDC's recommendations to keep the focus on the most common etiologies first (flu or other tests to rule out those diseases) where tests are already available.

UPDATE 3/13/2020, 8:50 a.m

There is a total of 1 confirmed case of COVID-19 in Tulare County.

UPDATE: 3/12/2020

The Tulare County Public Health Branch has been informed that a Tulare County resident has tested positive for COVID-19. It is believed that the virus was contracted out of the area, and the individual did enter public areas while showing symptoms. 

March 11, 2020 NEWS RELEASE: Tulare County Public Health Branch Reports Confirmed Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Tulare County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Haught has announced that an individual has tested positive for COVID-19 in Tulare County.

UPDATE: 3/11/2020

Tulare County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Haught has announced that an individual has tested positive for COVID-19 in Tulare County. The individual visited Southern California prior to showing symptoms. 


Agency News

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.