A patient, or his/her legal
representative, may inspect and/or obtain a copy of their medical records, or
have copies of medical records sent to another facility. Kaweah Delta Health Care District requires a
completed and signed authorization and valid identification before releasing
any documents to anyone, including the patient.
a copy of your medical records:
can request copies of their medical records by completing our form entitled
“Authorization for Use or Disclosure of Health Information” and by presenting
valid identification. The completed
authorization must be dated and signed. You
can download and print the authorization form Download English Authorization From Download Spanish Authorization Form or we can fax or email you an authorization. Please call 559-624-2218 or click HERE to email us. You may also pick
up a form at the address below.
completed authorization may be mailed, faxed or delivered directly to the
Starting Monday, September 19
You will now be able to pick up or request a copy of your medical
record in the front entrance counter of the Acequia Wing lobby at Kaweah Delta
Information Management Department
Acequia Wing Lobby (Parking available on Acequia Avenue)
305 West Acequia Avenue
Visalia, CA 93291
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Open during lunch hours.
Closed on holidays.
times may vary depending on the complexity of your request, however in most
cases authorizations are completed within two to three business days from the
date of receipt.
records will not be released without the requestor providing proper
identification. A government issued identification is required. If
you are requesting records for someone other than yourself, you must provide supporting
legal documentation such as:
Health Care Directive
of the Estate
order/Conservatorship appointed by the court
for copies of medical records:
If your request is for personal use or
to be sent to a third party Kaweah Delta Health Care District may charge a fee providing
paper or electronic copies of your medical records.
Paper: $.25 cents per page.
Flash Drive or CD: $5.00
fees for shipping will apply for records to be mailed.
are happy to assist you if you have additional questions. Please contact us during our normal hours of
operation at 559-624-2218 or email HERE.
you are requesting radiology images, you must contact the Radiology Department
at 559-624-2600. The Health Information
Management Department does not process requests for radiology films/CDs.
your convenience you can also view most of your records via our patient portal.
If have already registered for the
portal visit https://mychart.kaweahdelta.org/KaweahDelta/Logon.aspx. If you are a first time user contact our
patient portal line at 559-624-5120. Patient
portal assistance is available Monday - Friday 7 a.m. -3:30 p.m.
How to obtain birth and death certificates:
Kaweah Delta Medical Center does not retain copies of birth or death certificates. They are maintained by the Tulare County Clerk.
For more information please contact the Tulare County Clerk, at the address and phone number provided below.
221 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93291
Courthouse, Room 105
Phone: (559) 636-5051
Fax: (559) 740-4329