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Emergency Care

If you have a medical emergency on campus call 911 or the campus police at 209-228-2677.

If you suddenly become ill or have a medical emergency when the Health Center is closed (nights, weekends and holidays) please call 911 (9-9-1-1 if using a campus phone), campus police at 209-228-2677, activate a Blue Emergency Phone, or go to the nearest urgent care or emergency room. 

Be sure to contact the Health Center for follow-up care. 

Medical facilities located near the campus

Mercy Medical Center Merced 
Emergency Room 
333 Mercy Avenue, Merced 

Patients First Urgent Care 
394 East Yosemite Avenue, Merced 

Fountain Valley Urgent Care 
374 W Olive Avenue, Suite A, Merced 

Castle Urgent Care 
3605 Hospital Road, Atwater 
209-381-2000 option #2

If you do not need an ambulance, you may use the campus CatTracks bus system or taxi services: 

Yellow Cab of Merced 

Merced Taxi 

Students under the university's Student Health Insurance Program can locate a Blue Cross Preferred Provider by accessing the Anthem Blue Cross web site or call 1-800-888-2018.