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Public Health Communication

Public Health Communication (PHC) coordinates and facilitates the Fresno County Department of Public Health's communications activities. PHC's main responsibilities include media relations, risk communications, web services, social media and internal communications. 

PHC values the media relationships we have developed with local news agencies and the voice their work brings to the department. We dedicate this section to making your work covering and sharing public health stories easier.

We have developed a wonderful relationship with the community by being accessible, honest, and accountable and look forward to continuing that tradition. We would be honored to provide a comment for any story you are working on and we thank you for featuring our staff in your work!

Please take some time to browse our news releases for current and past events. 

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.

Message for Success

Please email or call before coming to the Fresno County Department of Public Health and requesting an interview, comment or pictures/video when working on a story. We will be pleased to assist you with whatever you need, but may require notice in order to properly assist you.

Direct media inquiries can be made to Public Health Communication. To schedule an interview, please email or call (559) 259-1798.


 Our Location: 1221 Fulton Street, 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 

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