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Area high schools to drop indoor mask mandate 

Students and staff in the Merced Union High School District (MUHSD) will no longer be required to wear a mask indoors effective March 12. Superintendent Alan Peterson announced this decision following today's updated masking guidance from the state. This applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. Superintendent Peterson…

Mercy Medical Center accepting mask donations

STORY UPDATE: Mercy Medical Center accepting mask donations (APRIL 7, 2020) - Mercy Medical Center is now welcoming community donations of cloth masks. Mercy officials are thanking community members who have fired up those sewing machines in the effort. If you would like to help, check out the following website for step-by-step…