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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Merced County Hosting Second Dose Vaccine Clinics Beginning This Week

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Following several successful vaccination clinics last month, the Merced County Department of Public Health is hosting second dose clinics this week to fully vaccinate those who already received their first dose.

Individuals who received their first vaccine through a Merced County clinic at the fairgrounds can expect to be contacted by a company called HR Support to schedule their second dose. Those who receive their first dose through a clinic at Merced College will be immediately scheduled for their second-dose appointment onsite.

The Merced County vaccination schedule is included below. Dates for second doses are approximate and only available by appointment—HR Support will confirm specific times and locations upon contact.

1st Dose Date
Approximate 2nd Dose Date
1/15/211st Dose at Merced Public Health2/12/212nd Dose at Merced Fairgrounds
1/15/211st Does at Los Banos Public Health2/12/212nd Dose at Los Banos Fairgrounds
1/19/211st Dose Merced Fairgrounds2/9/212nd Dose at Merced Fairgrounds
1/20/211st Dose Merced Fairgrounds2/10/212nd Dose at Merced Fairgrounds
1/21/211st Dose Los Banos Fairgrounds2/11/212nd Dose at Los Banos Fairgrounds
1/22/211st Dose Merced Fairgrounds2/12/212nd Dose at Merced Fairgrounds
1/27/211st Dose Merced Fairgrounds2/17/202nd Dose at Merced Fairgrounds
1/28/211st Dose Los Banos Fairgrounds2/18/212nd Dose at Los Banos Fairgrounds
2/9/211st Dose Merced College Gym3/2/212nd Dose Merced College Gym
2/10/211st Dose Merced College Gym3/3/212nd Dose Merced College Gym
2/11/211st Dose Merced College Gym3/4/212nd Dose Merced College Gym


As a reminder, it is still a local and statewide mandate to wear a cloth face covering inside of, or in line to enter any indoor public space, or when unable to maintain six feet for social distancing. Merced County health officials strongly urge all residents to exercise the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
  • Practice social distancing
  • Wash hands with soap and warm water for 20 seconds
  • Use hand sanitizer with 60 percent alcohol base when handwashing is not possible
  • Stay home and isolate if you are feeling sick

For more information regarding COVID-19 vaccines in Merced County:

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