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Posted on: September 23, 2020

State Allows Nail Salons to Resume Indoor Operations with Modifications

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This week, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that nail salons can reopen indoor operations with various safety modifications. Nail salons may immediately reopen and must comply with specific safety measures found on the website l...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Accepting Public Comment on MHSA Three-Year Plan

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Merced County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (MCBHRS) has opened a 30-day public viewing and comment period for its Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) – Fiscal Year 2020-2021 through 2022-2023 Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan. Wel...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Get Tested to Reopen Merced County

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The Merced County Department of Public Health (Department) wants to emphasize the importance of testing to slow the spread of COVID-19, and thus ensure the reopening of Merced County. The more we test the faster Merced County can reopen. Through a collabo...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

National Library Card Sign-Up Month

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September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! The Merced County Library is joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month and this year’s theme is “Libraries are Wonderful.&am...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Merced County Proclaims September as National Recovery Month

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National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) increases awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders and encourages individuals in need of treatment and recovery services to seek help. Recovery Month celebrates individuals living th...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Foster Farms Livingston Plant Allowed to Reopen

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The Merced County Department of Public Health (Department) announces that the Livingston Plant at Foster Farms, in Livingston, has met the requirements to reopen as directed in the Health Officer Order (Order) as of September 7, 2020 at 9:30 p.m. A small ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

September is Suicide Prevention Month

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The Merced County Board of Supervisors in conjunction with Merced County’s Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) wants to remind everyone that September is National Suicide Prevention Month.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)...

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