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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Housing Solutions Provided to Residents that Sought Shelter at the Felix Torres Migrant Center

Merced County Community Update

Planada residents still displaced by the January flood events have been provided with housing plans. 

Merced County collaborated with its federal, state, and community partners to identify and develop the housing plans for families located at the ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Evacuation Warnings Issued by Sheriff for Newman, Stevinson

Dark Storm Clouds - Sheriff Evacuation Warning

Sheriff Vern Warnke has issued an additional evacuation warning for the Newman and Stevinson area near George Hatfield State Park, up to the Stanislaus County line. We are issuing this warning due to increased flow in the Merced and San Joaquin R...

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Shelter Sites Established Ahead of Incoming Storms

Dark Clouds, Shelters Available

In preparation for the current storm system arriving tonight, the Merced County Emergency Operations Center established two mass sheltering sites.

The locations, listed below, will be available to any residents who are under either evacuation warnings or o...

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Posted on: March 8, 2023

Atmospheric River to Bring Heavy Rainfall, Resources Available

Dark Rain Water Puddle

Late Thursday into Saturday, an atmospheric river will bring significant rainfall to Merced County and the neighboring foothills, resulting in the potential for flood events in the area.

Currently, forecasters are calling for up to three inches of rain in ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2023

Merced County Accepting Applications for its 2023 Volunteer Recognition Program

2023 Volunteer Recognition Program

Merced County is now accepting applications for its 2023 Volunteer Recognition Program.Established by the Board of Supervisors in 1999, the annual program is a time for the County to say "thank you" to the many volunteers in our community that g...

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