Public Health Communication

Public Health Communication coordinates and facilitates both timely and factual public health related information to all Fresno County residents.

 Our Location: 1221 Fulton Mall, 6th Floor
P.O. Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867
Phone: (559) 600-3200 FAX: (559) 600-7687
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Direct media inquiries can be made at (559) 600-3200.

Welcome Fresno County!

As the Health Officer of Fresno County I promise to highlight public health issues and ways to improve your personal, family, neighborhood and community health. Please click the To Your Health Fresno County picture below to read my To Your Health Letters. Thank you!


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Dr. Ken Bird, Health Officer




A Healthy Fresno County, can only be built and maintained with each pillar sharing the weight of that structure. Learn more about the Eight Pillars of Public Health by clicking on the image below. 


News Releases
News Releases are written communication directed toward members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something newsworthy with regard to the health of the community.
Public Health Messages  
Health Messages are written communication directed toward health care providers, but can be informative for the general public. The messages highlight important health and public health issues of which they should be aware.
Dr. Ken Bird's Op-Eds  
Op-Eds are written communication denoted or printed on the page opposite the editorial page in a newspaper, devoted to commentary, feature articles, etc. 
Public Health Champions
National Public Health Week is celebrated each year in April. In recognition of Public Health Week, the Fresno County Department of Public Health acknowledges its own annual Public Health Champions.
Department Spotlight News
The purpose of Department Spotlight News is to recognize and congratulate Department employees for their extraordinary Public Health achievements and their commitment to excellence, before, during and after work hours.