Virus notes: July 17, 2020 -- Merced County's public health corruption and incompetence exposed statewide

Badlands Journal warned readers in "Virus notes: July 8 -- Take care”:

For several weeks, County public health has operated on the following protocol rather than on contact tracing:

When a facility is determined to be in an outbreak protocol, the Merced County Department of Public Health works closely with the facility to mitigate the spread of disease. Affected close contacts are contacted by the facility/employer.