It’s West Nile Virus Season –
Are you and your family protected?
Protect yourself and your family by:
- Avoiding going outside in the early morning and early evening hours, this is peak mosquito biting time.
- If you do go outside, wear long pants and long sleeve shirts.
- Use an effective mosquito repellant with DEET, Picaridin, or oil of Lemon Eucalyptus.
- Drain all standing water around your home and keep pools in good working.
For more helpful & important information, please visit our West Nile virus page on www.StanEmergency.com!
The Flu Season
The flu can be a serious contagious disease. Please take action to protect yourself and your loved ones against the flu. The best way is to get vaccinated. HSA offers flu clinics in the community. For information, call the flu hot line as 558-8872
Flu vaccines are available at Public Health located at 820 Scenic Drive in Modesto! No appointments are necessary and the hours are:
Evening Hours for Public Health Clinics!
WALK IN SERVICES
Stanislaus County Health Services Agency is revising clinic hours for Public Health
to best meet the needs of the community. Expanded hours on Tuesday and Thursday
evenings are now available.
Tuesday & Thursday: 10 am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday & Friday: 8 am – 4 pm
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Testing
Monday: 1 pm – 5 pm
Thursday: 1 pm – 7 pm
Anonymous HIV Testing
Monday – Thursday: 2 pm – 4 pm
SERVICES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Tuesday: 2 pm – 5:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 5:30 pm
Tuberculosis Skin Test Services
Monday: 1 pm – 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am – 2 pm
Tuberculosis (TB) Clinical Services
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday & Friday: 8:30 am – 4 pm
Visit all of our Public Health Programs...
Framework for a Thriving Stanislaus
The 2010 – 2020 Framework for a Thriving Stanislaus is a plan created by a large group of individuals and public and private organizations to coordinate community efforts to improve the health of our county and well being of our citizens. The Framework for a Thriving Stanislaus is a living plan, which means it is constantly being updated as needed. We encourage you to return to this page to see how the plan develops as we make progress on achieving the goals.
The Framework for a Thriving Stanislaus is organized into four areas that impact community prosperity and well-being, also known as broad determinants of health, which are social, economic, infrastructural and environmental factors that influence health, well-being and prosperity. These are:
A new school immunization law requires all students entering 7th through 12th grades in the 2011-2012 school year in California to be immunized with a pertussis (whooping cough)
vaccine booster called Tdap. You can find more information at www.ShotsForSchool.org!
The Tdap vaccine is available at Public Health located at 820 Scenic Drive in Modesto. No appointments are necessary and the hours are:
- Tuesday and Thursday 10 am - 7 pm
- Wednesday and Friday 8 am - 4 pm