The Tulare County Public Health Branch has announced both a sixth and seventh case of positive COVID-19 tests in Tulare County. Additional information regarding some of the new cases are pending completion of an investigation. Our community should understand that we are at a higher level of risk and they should take precautions wherever you go.
“Though cases may be expanding, but our actions can slow the spread of the virus,” states Dr. Karen Haught, Public Health Officer. “Although we are used to coming together during a crisis, for this particular health crisis we do need to stay apart to help slow the spread of this illness.”
The sixth case is a person between the ages of 18-24 and it is currently unknown how the virus was contracted. The seventh individual is a travel case between the ages of 25-40. Both cases were tested at Kaweah Delta.
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