August 7, 2017

MCPH releases 2016-2017 Flu Report

Mesa County Public Health has released the 2016-2017 Flu Report detailing data on flu hospitalizations and the economic impacts flu has in Mesa County. The special […]
July 18, 2017

Public Health Emerging Issues July 18, 2017

DRINK PASTEURIZED MILK TO AVOID INFECTION The sale of raw milk for human consumption is illegal in Colorado, but people can still purchase a cow share […]
June 27, 2017

Hundreds to commute via bike on Wednesday for Bike to Work Day

Hundreds of new and seasoned Mesa County bike riders are expected to pedal to work for Bike to Work Day, Wednesday June 28. This day is […]
June 22, 2017

Public Health Emerging Issues June 22, 2017

AVOID HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES AS SUMMER TEMPS RISE Temperatures in Mesa County typically peak in July every year. Protect yourself and your family by preventing heat […]
June 14, 2017

MCPH participates in statewide exercise

Mesa County Public Health is participating in a statewide Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment exercise this week. Information prefaced with “***EXERCISE – EXERCISE – […]
June 6, 2017

June 6, 2017 Public Health Emerging Issues

  TAKE PRECAUTIONS WHEN TENDING TO BACKYARD FLOCKS TO AVOID GETTING SICK The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 372 people have been infected […]
May 31, 2017

Mobile food trucks in the Grand Valley partner for food safety

Mobile food trucks are growing in popularity offering innovative food all over Mesa County. Colorado Q and Michael Angelo’s Wood Fired Pizza, two local food trucks, […]
May 30, 2017

Make your voice heard!

Community leaders are asking residents to complete a 10-minute online survey to measure social connectedness in the Grand Valley. Survey responses will show the extent of […]
May 24, 2017

Emerging Issues May 24, 2017

  PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF “STOMACH FLU” Multiple Western Slope schools were affected by viral gastroenteritis, more commonly known as the “stomach flu” last week. Preventive […]
May 18, 2017

Protect your pets, your home and your family against rabies

Reported animal bites in Mesa County are up seven percent compared to this time last year, which was a record year with 432 total reported bites. […]