It's Influenza (Flu) Season
Getting the flu vaccine is a great way to prevent
the flu and it is recommended for anyone over the
age of 6 months.
Help prevent the spread of the seasonal flu and
protect yourself, as well as your family by:
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
- Covering your coughs and sneezes with your sleeve or tissue;
- Washing your hands often. Carry hand sanitizer with you and use it when you are not able to wash your hands; and
- Staying home if you are sick.
The Flu vaccine is available at the Public Health located at 820 Scenic Drive in Modesto. The clinic hours are:
- Tuesday 10 am - 4 pm (Walk-In Clinic)
- Thursday 12 pm - 6 pm (Walk-In Clinic)
- Wednesday and Friday 8 am - 4 pm (By Appointment Only)
Appointments can be made by calling (209) 558-7700. For more information, please call the Flu Hotline at (209) 558-8872, or you can click the following link for the Clinic Flyer
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!
Reportable Conditions Quarterly Surveillance Q1
Certain infectious diseases and conditions in California are reportable to local and state health departments under Title 17, Section 2500, of the California Code of Regulations (CCR). This is a quarterly report, which shows the morbidity of some selected reportable diseases and conditions in Stanislaus County. Not all reportable diseases and conditions are presented in this report. The data presented in this report were tabulated from disease received from laboratories, hospitals, physicians, schools and other healthcare providers throughout the county. Please note that the disease counts are only reported cases and may not reflect the true disease morbidity seen in the community.
Click Here to View the Report
If you have questions or comments, please contact our communicable disease surveillance team in the Community Assessment, Planning, and Evaluation (CAPE) unit at CAPE@schsa.org.
California is in the early stages of another Whooping Cough Epidemic
Thus far during 2014 there have been more than 3500 cases in the State and 52 in Stanislaus County.
We are particularly concerned about protecting newborns and infants. Please read the attached poster in English or Spanish for more information.
School Immunization Law Change
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
Evening Hours for Public Health Clinics!
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.
WALK IN SERVICES
Tuesday: 10 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 12 pm - 6 pm
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Testing
Monday: 1 pm - 5 pm
Thursday: 1 pm - 6:30 pm
Anonymous HIV Testing
Monday - Thursday: 2 pm - 4 pm
SERVICES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Wednesday: 8 am - 4 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Monday: 8 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 4 pm - 6 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 12 pm
Tuberculosis (TB) Clinical Services
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 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: