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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Merced County on Monitoring List with State-Mandated Closures for Businesses


The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has flagged 19 counties, including Merced County (County) based on increased transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). As of July 1, the County is now on the third day of not having met state re...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

County Offices Closed for Independence Day Holiday

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All offices here at the Merced County Administration Building will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020, in recognition of Independence Day.

Regular business hours will resume for all offices on Monday, July 6, 2020. We thank you in advance for your pat...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Testing Location Opens in Los Banos

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The Merced County Department of Public Health and Golden Valley Health Centers (GVHC) are partnering to set up a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) test site in Los Banos. The additional site will be offered on the west side of the County to ensure testi...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

An Outbreak of COVID-19 Confirmed at Almond Processing Facility


The Merced County Department of Public Health (Department) has confirmed that eight employees at the Hughson Nut Company (Company), in Livingston, have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). It is not uncommon for an outbreak to occu...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Merced County Library Resumes Curbside Service

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With appropriate COVID-19 precautions in place, the Merced County Library system is resuming its “Curbside Pick-Up” Service this week at the following library locations/times:

  • Merced Library (2100 O St.): Monday – Fri...
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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Merced County Revises Stay-at-Home Order into the Stay Safe Order

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Merced County Health Officials have issued a revised Health Officer Order which is effective immediately. This order is based on state guidance for further reopening of business sectors and will allow additional activities to reopen in Merced County follo...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Lake Yosemite Remains Open, Will Close Early for Daily Disinfecting

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Lake Yosemite remains open to the public with various precautions in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and beginning today, the park will start closing at 8 p.m. to allow for additional cleaning and disinfecting.

While the park typically closes...

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