January 11, 2018

Flu hospitalizations continue to increase in Mesa County

Flu hospitalizations in Mesa County continue to increase with 16 new cases reported in a six-day time period. Hospitalizations increased from 75 cases on Jan. 4, […]
January 5, 2018

Flu hospitalizations increase in Mesa County following holiday season

Mesa County saw an increase in influenza hospitalizations following the holiday season. Twenty-six hospitalizations were reported during the 84-day period of Oct. 1, 2017 through Dec. […]
December 20, 2017


Five new cases of pertussis have been reported in Mesa County since Dec. 13, 2017, bringing the total case count to 17 since Nov. 1, 2017. […]
December 13, 2017

Whooping cough cases on the rise in Mesa County

Mesa County has seen 12 cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, in residents since Nov. 1, 2017. Whooping cough is a highly contagious respiratory […]
December 6, 2017

Include your kids in holiday baking for fun, confidence-building and learning

Holiday baking can be a fun time to spend with your kids, helping them gain self-confidence, become educated about food safety and learn baking steps. It […]
December 4, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity: Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Volunteer Board Opening

Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Volunteer Board Opening- CSBG Priority – Early childhood (ages 0-5) education and services, with a specific goal of increasing kindergarten readiness in Mesa […]
November 21, 2017

Turkey talk – staying food-safe this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is this Thursday, Nov. 23, and many Mesa County families will be preparing more food than usual, leaving more questions than answers for some. Mesa […]
November 14, 2017

Holiday meal tips – wash your hands, not the turkey!

Cooking a holiday meal can be a joyful yet stressful time. For many, it’s the largest meal they’ve cooked all year. With the added distraction of […]
November 14, 2017

Create your own quit plan to find success

The Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16 and residents who are ready to quit tobacco should put a quit plan together to help them be successful […]
October 31, 2017

Fall Open Burn Season ends today

Fall Open Burn Season ends two hours before dusk on Tuesday, Oct. 31. In order to avoid fines, residents must use alternative options instead of burning. […]