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Obtain Medical Care

Medical Treatment Authorization and Facilities

Supervisors

During normal work hours (M-F, 8-5) call the Workers' Compensation office to obtain authorization for initial medical treatment for non-emergency injury or illness at 209-259-8806. If an injury/illness occurs outside of normal work hours, contact the Workers' Compensation office within one working day. See Reporting Work-Related Injury or Illness for Supervisors.

Employees

If you have a work-related injury or illness and need medical treatment, contact your supervisor (or the Workers' Compensation office at 209-228-4705) for treatment authorization. If you wish to see your personal physician, you must have previously submitted the Pre-Designation of Personal Physician form. Inform the medical provider that the injury/illness occurred while working. For complete instructions, see Reporting Work-Related Injury or Illness for Employees, or the UC Employee's Guide to Workers' Compenstation, or call the Workers' Compensation office at 209-259-8806.

Non-Emergency

For serious injuries not threatening to life for limb, Urgent Care is available on a walk-in basis at the following facilities:

Non-Emergency Medical Facility Days Hours
Patients First Medical Center - Merced
394 E Yosemite Ave, Merced  CA
(209) 383-3990
 
Monday - Friday
Saturday - Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
 
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
(USE WHEN OLIVEWOOD IS CLOSED)
Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday
 
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
 
Castle Urgent Care - Atwater
Monday & Thursday
Saturday
Sunday
 
8:00 am - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
 
Palm Medical Group - Fresno
Monday - Thursday
Friday
 
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
 
California Occupational Physician - Modesto
2112 McHenry Ave, Suite B
(209) 572-2114
 
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sutter Gould - Modesto
600 Coffee Road
(209) 572-2114
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Emergency

If the situation is immediately threatening to life or limb, get emergency care. Call 9-1-1 for emergency paramedic assistance or go to the nearest emergency medical facility.

Emergency Medical Facility

Days

Hours

Mercy Medical Center - Dignity Health - Merced

All

24 Hours