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COVID-19 Resources

IHGG COVID-19 Policies

IHGG COVID-19 Policy for Students

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group’s COVID-19 Policy for Students is designed to address and mitigate the impacts that the current circumstances are imposing on IH students’ intersecting roles—as students, teachers, researchers, and employees. Click the PDF link above to read the full document.

IHGG COVID-19 Course Policy

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group’s COVID-19 Course Policy was made public on May 22, 2020. Click the PDF link above to read the statement.

Campus Resources

UC Merced: Emergency Preparedness

This link provides the latest information from the University of California, public health officials, governmental entities, and others. Visit UC Merced Emergency Preparedness for campus communications and resources for students, faculty, and staff.

Graduate Division: Resources for Graduate Students on COVID-19 Impacts

UC Merced’s Graduate Division compiled a list of resources for graduate students. Their list includes information and links to health services, counseling and psychological services, research, funding, childcare reimbursements, parking, and more.

UC Merced Library: COVID-19 FAQ

This link provides quick answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the UC Merced Library’s response to COVID-19.

CARES Act: Funding for Student Aid

As part of the CARES Act, UC Merced has applied for and been awarded $13,000,000. Half of that money is designated for direct support for students, the other half to assist the university with financial loss and additional expense incurred as a result the COVID-19 pandemic.


State of California Resources

California Department of Public Health: COVID-19 Updates

This link provides alerts and statistical information from California’s Department of Public Health. On this site you will find guidance and information surrounding COVID-19.

Official California State Government Website: California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

This link provides the latest data on COVID-19 from the Official California State Government Website.


Local Merced County Resources

Merced County Department of Public Health: Learn More About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Visit this site to sign up for COVID-19 email updates from the Merced County Department of Public Health. This website also includes information on COVID-19 testing available in Merced County and general information to learn more about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Merced County Department of Public Health: Updates / Press Releases

This link provides the most recent press releases on COVID-19 from the Merced County Department of Public Health.

City of Merced: COVID-19 Information and Resources

This link directs you to the City of Merced’s COVID-19 resource page. The City’s page includes resourceful websites, informational documents, and links to provide or receive donations.


National Resources

CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Visit this link for COVID-19 information from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).