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Occupational Health and Safety

UC Merced's Occupational Health and Safety programs are designed to create and maintain a safe and healthy working environment on all UC Merced work locations. These programs help ensure that the University complies with health and safety regulations of agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. Your health and safety is our priority. 

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Response Center (CRC)

Campus officials continue to work closely with the Merced County Public Health Department and with the Office of the President to provide our community with the most current information regarding the global COVID-19 pandemic. The university has in place a COVID-19 working group and a COVID-19 response team to adapt to the situation as it evolves.

The campus’s COVID-19 Response Call Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at (209) 228-0000 to assist students, faculty and staff who experience symptoms, test positve for COVID-19 or exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

For additional information please go to the Campus Ready web page. Questions can also be emailed to:


Contact Us

Ashlee McNeill
Manager, COVID Response Center
(209) 749-8713
Jacqueline Guerrero
Case Tracer Coordinator
COVID Response Center
(209) 749-8968