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Posted on: April 8, 2020

New Health Order Imposes Stricter Directives

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In response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Merced County Health Officer, Dr. Kenneth Bird, issued an order today that directs health care providers, employers, and residents to follow more aggressive directives to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Health Officials Confirm Two More Cases of COVID-19 in Merced County

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The Merced County Department of Public Health (Department) has confirmed two more cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in Merced County, bringing the total to four confirmed cases. The new cases are currently under investigation. Based on information pro...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Health Officials Confirm First Case of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus ) in Merced County

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Merced County Public Health Officer Dr. Kenneth Bird announced today that an individual has tested positive for COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in Merced County. This is a travel-related case and was not acquired through community spread.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Residents Asked to Stay Home Except For Essential Needs to Slow COVID-19

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Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-33-20 asking Californians to stay home, Merced County’s Health Officer issued an Order directing County residents to remain in their places of residence except to perform or receive e...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Merced County Libraries Are CLOSED

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Merced County Library system will be closed to the public beginning Friday, March 20, 2020.  Library staff will continue to provide access to material for residents through Curb Side Pick Up program.  Curbside pick-up program will begin ...

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