September 15, 2017

Public Health Emerging Issues Sept. 15

PROTECT AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS AS SEASON CONTINUES A Mesa County horse tested positive for West Nile virus, serving as a reminder that the virus has […]
September 12, 2017

Disasters don’t plan ahead – you can

Multiple wildfires and tropical storms are happening throughout the nation. These emergencies serve as reminders that disasters don’t plan ahead, but we can. Taking time to […]
September 11, 2017

Air Watch Alert – open burn ban has been lifted

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has lifted the Sept. 5 No Open Burning Air Watch Alert. Wildfire smoke from other parts of the country aren’t affecting […]
September 7, 2017

Send your kids to school with safe lunches

Students from all over the Valley started the 2017-18 school year last month.  Many parents pack lunches for their children and don’t want to cut corners […]
September 6, 2017

#BeThe1To at the Grand Junction Farmers Market

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Mesa County residents can show their support at the Grand Junction Farmers Market on Thursday, Sept. 7 from 5:30 […]
September 5, 2017

Air Watch Alert – No Open Burning

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has issued a No Open Burning Air Watch Alert, including agricultural burns, for Tuesday, Sept. 5. Residents will be notified when […]
September 1, 2017

Fall Open Burn Season is underway through Oct. 31

Mesa County’s Fall Open Burn Season begins today, Sept. 1. Residents who wish to burn weeds, garden debris or other yard waste as part of their […]
August 22, 2017

Rabies identified in Mesa County bat

  A bat found in Mesa County tested positive for the rabies virus last week. This is the first animal to test positive for rabies in […]
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 […]
August 1, 2017

Colorado Mountain 26th Annual Winefest to feature Partners in Food Safety

The Colorado Mountain Winefest, in Palisade Sept. 14-17, features dozens of wineries including two Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) food safety partners – Varaison Vineyards and […]