by Photo by Sarah Berjan

The City of Chula Vista announced several closures and changes of hours for city offices, facilities, recreation centers, and libraries during the holiday season. 

Chula Vista Animal Care Facility

The Chula Vista Animal Care Facility will close on Dec. 24 at 2 p.m. and will remained closed until 10 a.m. on Dec. 27. For the new year, the CVACF will close on Dec. 31 at 2 p.m., and resume operation at 10 a.m. on Jan.3, 

City Hall/ Civic Center Complex

Administrative offices at 276 Fourth Ave. (City Attorney, City Clerk, City Manager, Economic Development, Human Resources, Housing, Fire Administration, Fire Prevention, Development Services, Engineering, Finance, Mayor and Council offices) will be closed Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.

Chula Vista residents are asked to visit and class catalog,, for site-specific details.

Community Centers

Chula Vista Community Centers will be available and open for scheduled programming with camps, classes, and rentals from December 19 through January 8, with the exception of holiday closures. The centers will be closed December 24 through December 26, and December 31 through January 2 in observance of the winter holidays.

COVID Vaccines and Flu Shots

COVID Vaccines and Flu Shots: Offered free by the Chula Vista Fire Department EMTs and Paramedics, COVID testing and flu shot times are modified as follows: Dec. 23 open 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1-3:00 p.m. closed Dec. 26; Dec. 27-29 open 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1-4 p.m.; Dec. 30 open 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.; closed Jan. 2. COVID vaccines will be offered on Dec. 29 from 1-4 p.m. All testing and vaccines above are administered at the Civic Center complex, 276 Fourth Avenue; no appointment is necessary.

First Responders

Emergency 9-1-1 response will remain fully operational during the holidays. Police officers and firefighters will maintain normal schedules, but the police lobby will close on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. 

Household Hazardous Waste Facility

The facility will be closed on Dec.24 and 31 but will be open on Dec.28 and Jan.4.

Public Libraries

On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, all three Chula Vista public libraries will close at 3p.m. All branches will be closed on Dec.25, 26 and Jan.1 and 2. 

All branches will resume normal business hours on Jan.3. 

Public Parks

Public Parks within the city of Chula Vista will be open during regular hours, including Christmas Day and New Years eve

Public Works Operations 

All public works operations will be closed Dec. 23,26 and Jan. 2. 

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