Local Non-profit Aid to COVID-19 in Guatemala

A local Visalia-based non-profit, Living Water World Missions, is funding and staffing the installation of at least three water purification systems in Guatemala at regional hospitals for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in that country. Living Water World Missions (LWWM) was founded in Visalia in December 2012 after installing about a dozen water systems in […]

Kaweah Delta launches new COVID-19 phone screening hotline to keep community safe

A Press Release from Kaweah Delta Hospital Kaweah Delta has launched a new, free screening hotline intended to assess people who may have COVID-19 symptoms from the safety of their home to avoid the unnecessary exposure of themselves and others. The free hotline allows an individual with COVID-19 symptoms, to schedule a same-day appointment with […]

Healthy Visalia Committee set to kick off fifth annual Walk with a Doc Program Jan. 12

From the desk of Kaweah Delta Hospital Media Director Laura Florez-McCusker On Saturday, Jan. 12 from 8-9:15 a.m., the Healthy Visalia Committee working in partnership with Kaweah Delta, Family HealthCare Network, Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency, Key Medical Group, Humana, Health Net and the Visalia Parks and Recreation Department will kick off its fifth […]

Invasive Mosquitos Found in Tulare County

The Tulare Mosquito Abatement District identified Aedes aegypti, also known as the yellow fever mosquito, in the city of Tulare. This mosquito is capable of transmitting several human diseases, including dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever and Zika. This mosquito is not native to California and is the first detection in the City of Tulare. Since 2013 […]

Aedes Aegypti (Yellow Fever) Mosquito Discovered in Corcoran

The Kings Mosquito Abatement District is reporting its first detection of Aedes aegypti in Kings County – three adult mosquitoes have been collected from the City of Corcoran. This mosquito is not native to California, but has established itself in Fresno, Clovis, Madera, and throughout portions of Southern California. Aedes aegypti is a small, dark […]

“Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco” to Premiere at Visalia Fox Theatre on September 10

“Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco,” a feature-length documentary about ultra-running legend Micah True, will premiere at the Visalia Fox Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 7pm. The one-night-only event is sponsored by Sole2Soul Sports and presented by the Visalia Runners. Micah True, better known as Caballo Blanco – the White Horse, was […]