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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Public Warned to Stay Out of Merced River Below Lake McClure

Turquoise Water Flowing Rapidly Over Riverbed Stones

Merced County and the Merced Irrigation District are warning the public that beginning on Wednesday, July 8, the flow of the Merced River will significantly increase and the river should be avoided below Lake McClure. This includes all areas, including ab...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Merced County Amends Stay Safe Health Order


Due to a significantly increased transmission rate of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) , Merced County was placed on the Governor’s “County Data Monitoring List.” In response to the alarming rate of transmission, State hea...

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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: 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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