Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Vaccine Information

In partnership with Stanislaus County Public Health, the City of Modesto has opened a COVID-19 Vaccine clinic at the Modesto Centre Plaza.  Details can be found on the County's Public Health website and below.  For additional information, call the County's Public Health call center at (209) 558-7535.

Who is eligible: Individuals in the Phase 1A category and those 65 years of age and older who live or work in Stanislaus County

Location: Modesto Centre Plaza (1000 L Street, Modesto)

Dates: 

  • Monday, January 25: Vaccines will be available for individuals in Phase 1A and 65+
  • Tuesday, January 26: Vaccines will ONLY be available for individuals coming for their second/booster shot
  • Wednesday, January 27: Vaccines will ONLY be available for individuals coming for their second/booster shot
  • Thursday, January 28: Vaccines will be available for individuals in Phase 1A and 65+ AND ALSO for those who require their second/booster shot
  • Friday, January 29: Vaccines will be available for individuals in Phase 1A and 65+ AND ALSO for those who require their second/booster shot

Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Parking: Parking is available at both City-operated garages on 10th Street and 9th Street, across from the Modesto Centre Plaza and DoubleTree Hotel. No parking on K Street, between 9th Street and 11th Street.

What to bring: Proof of employment is required for those in the Phase 1A category. For those 65 years of age and older, a valid ID showing your Stanislaus County residential address is required.  

What to expect - Lines: Those coming to get vaccinated should expect to stand in line outside the Modesto Centre Plaza, and the earlier you arrive, the longer you will likely wait in line.  Many people who came later in the day did not have to wait long.  Feel free to bring a portable chair.

What to expect - Restrooms: There are a limited number of portable restrooms near the line headed into the Modesto Centre Plaza.  

What to expect - Water: Please bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated in line, as there is no water available to the public at the Modesto Centre Plaza.

Updates and Information

We’re working hard to keep you safe

In response to increases in the number of COVID-19 cases throughout the state, and the most recent health orders, public access to City of Modesto buildings and counters, including at 1010 10th Street, are closed.

Many of the services  and meetings available to the public at Tenth Street Place are also available on the City's website, by phone, or by mail.  Click through the tabs below for a list of services available to the public online or by phone. 

  • Pay utility bills, parking citations, business license fees, and other invoices
  • Start and stop utility services
  • Request payment arrangements or extensions
  • Commercial and residential landscape plan check inquiries and inspection scheduling

For services or questions by phone, call (209) 577-5200.

For the latest COVID-19 information provided by our local Public Health Officials, follow StanEmergency on Facebook or visit the StanEmergency website.  

  1. City Facilities Access & Closures
  2. Utility Billing, Business License, and Finance
  3. City Services
  4. Planning/Building Divisions & Resources for Businesses/Vendors
  5. Meeting Cancellations

Announcements related to City facilities and buildings services, operations, and meetings

The following (and under the tabs above) is a comprehensive list of City services available by phone, online, or by email services (updated for the 12/8 closure of City buildings).

General Call Center

  • The call center at 209-577-5200 is fully staffed and prepared for your questions about City services and operations.  Our average wait time has been 2 - 3 minutes.

Parks, Recreation & Neighborhoods

The following interactions with the Parks department can be made by phone (209) 577-5344 or email: recreation@modestogov.com

  • Park and facility rental reservations (Subject to Governor’s Orders)
  • Commercial and residential landscape plan checks inquiries and inspection scheduling
  • Parks planning inquiries
  • Parks construction inquiries
  • Community-driven park project inquiries
  • Community center inquiries

Many outdoor recreation areas reopened on April 24, 2020.  Creekside and Dryden golf courses; parks and playground equipment; tennis, pickle ball, basketball, and volleyball courts; and the dog park are open.  Playgrounds and activities with shared equipment may be engaged by members of the same household only.  Please continue to maintain social distancing with non-household members. 

The following is not a complete list of all City facility and building closures, but will be updated as more details become available:

  • Modesto Senior Center: Closed until further notice. Senior Meal Program will provide boxed lunches for pick up (call 209-480-4337).
  • Maddux Youth Center: Closed until further notice.
  • Neighborhood Center at Marshall Park: Closed until further notice.
  • King Kennedy Memorial Center:
  • Airport Neighborhood Community Center: Closed until further notice.
  • McHenry Mansion and Museum: Closed until further notice.  For more information, call (209) 577-5235 or email Laura.
  • Mary Grogan Park and Soccer Complex: Closed until further notice.
  • Modesto Centre Plaza: Closed until further notice.  For more information, call (209) 577-6444 or email Kamica or Stacey.
  • Muni Golf Course
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The COVID-19 information below comes directly from the Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Para la versión en español de la página CDC COVID-19, haga clic aquí.