February 16, 2018

Flu hospitalizations exceed 2016-17 flu season

A total of 174 flu hospitalizations have been reported since Oct. 1, 2017. This exceeds the 168 reported hospitalizations during the 2016-17 flu season, which was […]
January 31, 2018

Weekly Flu Update

Stay up-to-date on flu with Mesa County Public Health. Sign up  on the right to receive this update and other health news or check back for […]
January 24, 2018

MCPH offers Saturday flu vaccination clinic on Jan. 27

Flu hospitalizations are increasing across the nation and Mesa County isn’t the exception with 136 total hospitalizations since Oct. 1, 2017. Due to the rise in […]
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 […]