The Environmental Health Division is excited to present our new website! It is our hope that this website will help offer an easier mechanism by which to assist our clients with our services. You may now access forms and guidance for all of our programs here, as well as answers to frequently asked questions. In addition complaints can now be submitted online straight to our division, and payment links make permit payments a click away! We hope you find our website useful and look forward to serving you.
The Tulare County Division of Environmental Health is a full-service division that is dedicated to protecting the health of people and the environment in Tulare County.
SB 252 is a senate bill that recently passed to assist in the governance of water sustainability. SB252 now requires local jurisdictions to post all NEW water well applications for public review. Tulare County Environmental Health Division will be adhering to this new requirement starting January 2018 via this website. SB252 Text
CDPH Weekly Update as of October 13, 2017
A large hepatitis A outbreak is ongoing in California. There have been no reported cases in Tulare County at this time. However, the information provided by California Department of Public Health is a great way to stay informed about precautions to stay safe.
The majority of patients in this outbreak report experiencing homelessness and/or using illicit drugs in settings of limited sanitation. The outbreak is being spread person-to-person and through contact with a fecally contaminated environment.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that person-to-person transmission through close contact is the primary way people get hepatitis A in the United States.
San Diego, Santa Cruz, and Los Angeles Counties have declared local outbreak status. Outbreak associated cases have been confirmed in other California jurisdictions, but none have been reported in Tulare County.
Help keep Tulare County clean by taking Household Hazardous Waste to the Visalia Corp Yard, or to one of our many Clean Up Events! Clean up Events days and times are posted under public information.