The Tulare County Public Health Branch has announced four new cases of positive COVID-19 tests in Tulare County, bringing the total to 16. The new cases are all travel-related, with three of the new cases being between the ages of 18 and 25 and one case between the ages of 26 and 40. All the individuals are at home under self-isolation.
“It’s more important than ever that our community stays at home and ensures they’re only leaving their homes to access essential services,” states Dr. Karen Haught, County Public Health Officer. “We are wishing all our positive cases a swift recovery.”
Dinuba, Porterville, Tulare, and Visalia are the communities that are impacted with positive cases. Public Health staff have begun contact investigations this morning.
Tulare County HHSA continues to urge individuals to monitor your health closely.
Community members with urgent questions about or symptoms of COVID-19 in Tulare County can call 2-1-1 to be connected to the information and resource hotline.
Please note that although testing for COVID-19 is occurring at the Tulare County Public Health Lab, all results are only available through the testing physician.
Board hires Tammie Weyker-Adkins as new Chief of Staff.
Tulare County Fire Department has begun our annual Hazard Abatement Program for this year.
The Tulare County Clerk-Recorder will begin scheduling appointments Monday, May 4
Nicole Motley, has been promoted to Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer in charge of the Pest Exclusion & Standardization Division by Tulare’s Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer