Mariposa & Yosemite

Yosemite seeks bids for operation of urgent care clinic

Yosemite National Park is seeking proposals for operation of a medical clinic at Yosemite Valley. The park's current 15-year contract with Tenet Healthcare and Doctors Medical Center of Modesto will expire in December.

"Doctors Medical Center has been an excellent provider of medical service to Yosemite National Park, and has contributed in a very significant way to the health and well-being of Yosemite visitors and employees for well over a decade," said Marty Neilson, Yosemite's chief of business and revenue management, in a press release. "The existing contract will expire at the end of the year, and we look forward to receiving offers from medical providers who are interested in serving the continuing need for medical service in the park."

The prospectus is available online at, and more information can be found at For information, call project manager Darby Watson at (510) 817-1365.

A site visit to Yosemite's urgent care medical clinic and related employee housing will be offered on June 9 for potential bidders. For information on the site visit, call concessions specialist Kim Tucker at (209) 379-2698, or e-mail her at