The Public Health Administration s office is a part of the Merced County Public Health department, which is operated by the government of Merced County in California. The Merced County Public Health department offers emergency medical and case management services. The department works for improving and protecting the health of the general public. It maintains a laboratory and offers health education services. The Merced County Public Health department administers patient assistance, special nursing and medical therapy programs. The department also provides occupational and physical therapies for children suffering from muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy and spinal cord injuries. Its environmental health division offers hazardous waste recycling services.