June 26, 2018

New assessment highlights differences among population groups in Mesa County

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) released the 2018-2020 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) in June. This year, the CHNA, emphasizes the definition of health as a […]
June 25, 2018

Public invited to June 27 quarterly suicide prevention forum

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is hosting a forum on suicide prevention in our community on June 27, 2018 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the […]
June 11, 2018

MCPH issues smoke advisory due to Trail Mountain wildfire

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has issued a smoke advisory due to smoke from the Trail Mountain wildfire in central Utah, approximately 145 miles west of […]
May 22, 2018

New grant award supports Child Care 8,000 Initiative

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) was selected as one of six sites throughout the state to receive grant funding as part of the Transforming the Early […]
May 16, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – May 16, 2018

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT RABIES IN MESA COUNTY Spring and summer mean active animals – both domestic and wild. Make sure you’re taking the […]
May 1, 2018

Kick off Grand Valley Bike Month 2018 with Bike to Work Day on May 2

Grand Valley Bike Month 2018 kicks off with Bike to Work Day on May 2. Mesa County residents are invited to ride their bikes to free […]
April 30, 2018

Air Watch Alert – No Open Burning on April 30

Mesa County Public Health has issued an Open Burn Ban for Monday, April 30 due to gusty winds. The ban includes agricultural burns. Wind gusts are […]
April 25, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues- April 25, 2018

DISPOSE OF MEDICATIONS PROPERLY ON NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY   National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 28. Mesa County residents can get […]
April 20, 2018

Air quality guidance from MCPH

Mesa County has pushed into the moderate air quality category due to wildfire smoke in the Grand Valley. Here’s what you need to know about keeping […]
April 19, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – April 19, 2018

PREVENT HEPATITIS A WITH VACCINE Food handlers aren’t at a greater risk of getting hepatitis A, but they are at a greater risk of spreading the […]