May 3, 2017

Couple helps identify rabbit fever in Whitewater

A dead rabbit in Whitewater has tested positive for tularemia. A Mesa County couple found the carcass on their property and called Mesa County Public Health […]
April 21, 2017

Bike rodeo offers families a morning full of bike fun and safety

Mesa County Public Health and Safe Routes to School are hosting a Bike Rodeo on April 22 at Mesa County Public Health, 510 29½ Road in […]
April 20, 2017

Quit tobacco during April 20 Mesa County Smokeout

Springtime is a great time to try new things and to reach new heights – including quitting tobacco. The second 2017 Mesa County Smokeout quit date […]
April 19, 2017

Gardening for our local food banks

Gardening season is upon us here, in Mesa County. For many of us, that means not only growing pretty flowers, but food and produce as well. […]
April 19, 2017

Does Prevent T2 work for you? Talk prediabetes at an upcoming information session!

Mesa County Health Department is kicking off two new Prevent T2 class series for residents in May. Prevent T2 is a program designed to help people […]
April 18, 2017

Air Watch Alert – NO OPEN BURNING – April 18

  Mesa County Public Health has issued a No Open Burning Air Watch Alert for Mesa County, including agricultural burns, for the afternoon and evening of […]
April 17, 2017

Emerging Issues April 17, 2017

MELANOMA OF THE SKIN (SKIN CANCER) RATES DECLINE IN MESA COUNTY Mesa County’s rate of melanoma of the skin cases reduced by nearly 50 percent throughout […]
April 13, 2017

Air Watch Alert – NO OPEN BURNING

  Mesa County Public Health has issued a No Open Burning Air Watch Alert for Mesa County, including agricultural burns, for the afternoon and evening of […]
February 2, 2017

Feb. 2 Public Health Emerging Issues

Mumps cases throughout the state should prompt parents to vaccinate Multiple cases of mumps have been reported throughout Colorado, but Mesa County hasn’t had any reports […]
February 1, 2017

What is a service animal?

Service animals, either a dog or miniature horse, are the only animals allowed in businesses in the state of Colorado. This includes grocery stores, restaurants or […]