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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Merced County Rescinds COVID-19 Health Order


This week, the Merced County Department of Public Health officially rescinded its “Stay Safe to Stay Open” health order, ending local guidance aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 at the height of the pandemic. 

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Emergency Rental & Utility Assistance

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Merced County in partnership with the Central Valley Opportunity Center (CVOC) is now accepting application for Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance. Financial assistance includes payment of rent, rental arrears, utility and home energy costs, and util...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Cooling Zones Available, COVID-19 Precautions In Place

Cooling Zones

With the heat index expected to exceed 105 degrees this week, various cooling zones will be open to help residents cope with the heat. The following locations will be available during specified days/times to be used as cooling zones if needed:

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