The County of Tulare Public Health Branch confirms the eighth and ninth death from COVID-19 in the county. Both individuals were related to Redwood Springs, and both individuals passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Both were over 65 and person-to-person transmissions.
“We offer our sincere condolences to the friends and families who lost their loved ones due to COVID-19,” said Dr. Karen Haught, Tulare County Public Health Officer. “Tulare County Public Health continues to assist Redwood Springs facility with supplies, resources, and guidance.”
Tulare County residents must follow these guidelines:
The above guidance serves to help protect yourself from COVID-19 in addition to good health hygiene, such as washing hands, covering coughs/sneezes, remaining home when ill, avoiding other sick people, and frequently washing surfaces with regular home cleaners.
The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency is diligent about the protection of patient privacy, in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and for this reason we cannot release any other information about the patient. The information we release about the positive COVID-19 cases in Tulare County is carefully curated to provide useful information to our community members, while also excluding information that would lead to the identification of patients. This is a protection, provided by law, that is extended to everyone.
Updates continue to be available on our website: www.tchhsa.org.
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