March 19, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – March 19, 2018

AVOID SALMONELLA BY PICKING SAFE PETS Salmonella can be transmitted by rodents, chicks and ducklings. Keep this in mind when selecting pets or gifts for your […]
March 12, 2018

Partners to feature special menu items for the 2018 Downtown Restaurant Week

Downtown Grand Junction is hosting the first ever Downtown Grand Junction is hosting the first ever Downtown Restaurant Week March 19 – 25 and five of […]
March 6, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – March 6, 2018

  MESA COUNTY FLU HOSPITALIZATIONS INCREASE IN CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN FIVE Since Feb. 26, hospitalizations due to flu in children younger than five increased by 26 […]
March 1, 2018

Spring Open Burn Season begins today – purchase permits online

Spring Open Burn Season begins March 1, 2018 and continues through May 31, 2018 for residential properties. Open burn permits are available online at Open […]
February 27, 2018

Local data helps to inform decision-making and prevention efforts in Mesa County

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has released the 2017 Suicide report. The in-depth report uses local data to give health care providers and residents a look […]
February 26, 2018

Convenient dual-season open burn permits available in 2018

In an effort to streamline the burn permitting process, Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is offering the option to purchase a dual-season open burn permit beginning […]
February 21, 2018

MCPH invites residents to suicide prevention forum on Feb. 27

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is hosting a community forum regarding suicide prevention on Feb. 27 at the Mesa County Workforce Center, 512 29 ½ Road, […]
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 […]