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Stanislaus County

stanislaus county sealStanislaus County is the largest county, population wise, in the Mountain Valley EMS region. The main transportation corridors through the county are Interstate 5 which traverses the west side of the county and State Route 99 which travels through the central portion of the county. State Routes 4, 33, 108, 120, and 132 provide access to the more rural areas of the county. Stanislaus County is also geographically large, encompassing 1,515 square miles. Agricultural is the leading industry in the county.

Stanislaus County Map

The county is divided into eight ambulance response zones, most of which are Exclusive Operating Areas. The Exclusive Operating Areas are:

Zone 1 – Modesto/Salida/Empire American Medical Response

Zone 3 – Ceres/Keyes American Medical Response

Zone 4 – Oakdale/Riverbank/Valley Home/Knights Ferry Oak Valley District Ambulance

Zone 5 – Patterson/Westley/Grayson Patterson District Ambulance

Zone 8 – Turlock/Denair American Medical Response

Zone C – Hughson American Medical Response

The Non-Exclusive Operating Areas are:

Zone A – Newman Westside District Ambulance

Zone D – Waterford/Hickman/LaGrange Oak Valley District Ambulance

To review the the current Ambulance Provider Agreements click the following link:

  folder Contracts

All emergency ambulance dispatch is provided by Valley Regional Emergency Communications Center (VRECC), a division of American Medical Response. Fire first response agencies are dispatched by SR9-1-1, the City of Ceres, and the City of Turlock. There are two air ambulance providers based in the county, PHI Air Medical and CALSTAR 12. Mutual aid services are provided by REACH and Air Methods. Augmenting the EMS system are 16 fire departments, both paid and volunteer. All departments provide basic life support first response with the exception of two engine companies in the City of Modesto, one engine company in the City of Riverbank and one engine company in the City of Patterson who provide advanced life support care.

There are five hospitals in the county:

Modesto Doctors Medical Center

Modesto Memorial Medical Center

Modesto Kaiser Foundation Hospital

Oakdale Oak Valley District Hospital

Turlock Emanuel Medical Center

Dispatch Agencies

Valley Regional Emergency Communications Center (VRECC)

4701 Stoddard

Modesto, CA 95350


SR 9-1-1

3705 Oakdale Road

Modesto, CA 95357


City of Ceres

2755 Third St.

Ceres, CA 95307


City of Turlock

900 N. Palm

Turlock, CA 95380


Fire Departments

Burbank-Paradise Fire District

1313 Beverly Dr.

Modesto, CA 95351


Ceres Emergency Services

2755 Third St.

Ceres, CA 95307


Denair Fire District

3918 Gratton Rd

PO Box 262

Denair, CA 95316


Hughson Fire Protection District

2315 Charles

PO Box 37

Hughson, CA 95326


Keyes Fire District

5627 7th

PO Box 827

Keyes, CA 95328


Modesto Fire Department

610 11th St.

Modesto, CA 95354


Mt. View Fire District

9633 Crows Landing Rd.

Crows Landing, CA 95313


Newman Fire Department

1162 N St

1035 Yolo

Newman, CA 95360


Oakdale City Fire Department

325 East G St.

Oakdale, CA 95361


Oakdale Rural Fire District

1398 East F St.

Oakdale, CA 95361


City of Patterson Fire Department

344 W. Las Palmas Ave.

Patterson, CA  95363

(209) 895-8130

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District

3324 Topeka St

Riverbank, CA 95367


Turlock City Fire Department

156 S. Broadway, Suite 250

Turlock, CA 95380


Turlock Rural Fire District

690 W. Canal Dr.

Turlock, CA 95380


Westport Fire District

5160 S. Carpenter Rd.

Modesto, CA 95358


West Stanislaus Fire District

344 W. Las Palmas

PO Box 565

Patterson, CA 95363


Woodland Ave Fire District

3300 Woodland Ave.

Modesto, CA 95358


Ambulance Providers

American Medical Response

4846 Stratos Way

Modesto, CA 95355


Oak Valley District Ambulance

350 So. Oak Avenue

Oakdale, CA 95361


Patterson District Ambulance

875 E Street

Patterson, CA 95363


Westside District Ambulance

151 So. Highway 33

Newman, CA 95363


Air Ambulance Providers

PHI Air Medical

801-D Airport

Modesto CA 95354



1329 Spanos Court

Modesto, CA 95355

(469) 312-5971


6364 South Lindbergh Street

Stockton, CA 95206



Doctors Medical Center

Level II Trauma Center; Comprehensive Stroke Center; STEMI Receiving Center

1441 Florida Avenue

Modesto, CA 95350


Emanuel Medical Center

STEMI Receiving Center

825 Delbon Avenue

Turlock, CA 95380


Kaiser-Permanente Medical Center

Primary Stroke Center

4601 Dale Road

Modesto, CA 95356


Memorial Medical Center

Level II Trauma Center; Primary Stroke Center; STEMI Receiving Center

1700 Coffee Road

Modesto, CA 95355


Oak Valley District Hospital

350 So. Oak Avenue

Oakdale, CA 95361


Law Rendezvous Point

Sheriff's Office

250 East Hackett Road, Modesto

Mobilization Center

Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

900 North Broadway, Turlock

Oakdale Rural Station One

Regional Fire Training Center

Carpenter/Blue Gum, Modesto

Stanislaus County Center #6

Hackett Rd., Modesto

Fire Rendezvous Point(s)

Salida Fire Station One


Regional Fire Training Center

Carpenter/Blue Gum, Modesto

Turlock Rest Stop

Hwy 99, Turlock

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Station 33

Oakdale/Scenic, Modesto

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Station 30


Woodland Avenue Station 1

Woodland Ave, Modesto

Oakdale Rural Fire Station One


K-Mart Parking Lot

Hwy 108, Oakdale

Lucky Store Parking Lot

Hwy 120, Oakdale

Howard and I-5 Truckstop

Vintage Faire Mall Parking Lot

Sisk/Standiford, Modesto

McHenry Car Dealers Roadway

McHenry Ave., Modesto


Population: 504,482

Square Miles: 1,514.8 - 25% of Square Miles in Region

Our Mission

"To ensure the appropriate provision of quality pre-hospital care services to the public in a cost effective manner as an integrated part of the overall health care system."

Providing the framework for quality emergency medical services to the citizens of Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, and Stanislaus Counties.

Contact Info

Mountain Valley EMS Agency

1101 Standiford Ave, Suite D1
Modesto, CA 95350

Tel: (209) 529-5085
Fax: (209) 529-1496

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Monday: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Tue-Thu: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm (every day)