September 5, 2014

Don’t take one for the team when it comes to food and tailgating

We totally get it: Pre-game festivities can be just as fun as the game itself. But don’t let the food and excitement before the game cause […]
September 4, 2014

Sore throat? Strep testing available at Mesa County Health Department

It’s almost the season for sniffles and coughs and sore throats, oh my! If you’re feeling under the weather and your throat especially hurts, come into […]
September 1, 2014

Fall open burning season begins today

Fall open burning season is Sept. 1 – Oct. 31. During the spring and fall of each year, the Mesa County Residential Open Burning Control Regulation […]
August 25, 2014

Set your kids up for homework success

School is back and that means … homework. Yes, everyone’s favorite! Set your kids up for success, parents, by following a few suggestions: Make yourself available […]
August 24, 2014

Adults need vaccines, too!

All adults should get vaccines to protect their health. Even healthy adults can become seriously ill and can pass certain illnesses on to others. Immunization is […]
August 20, 2014

Free screening of “The Milky Way: Every Mother Has a Story” Aug. 27

Are you a mom? Or planning to be one? If so, you may want to check out a free screening of a documentary called “The Milky […]
August 20, 2014

Nurse-Family Partnership reunion today (Aug. 20, 2014)

Are you a former Nurse-Family Partnership client? If so, you’re invited to a reunion picnic today, Aug. 20, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Columbine […]
August 18, 2014

Second rabbit on Redlands tests positive for tularemia

A second rabbit has tested positive for tularemia in Mesa County. Tularemia is a bacterial disease that can affect humans and animals. Rabbits, hares and rodents […]
August 18, 2014

Get moving, kids. Your health depends on it.

For kids, exercise often takes a different form than it does for adults. Kids don’t go to the gym. They play. They go to football practice, […]
August 17, 2014

College-age kids need vaccines, too

Vaccines are not just for children. Immunizations are needed throughout your adult life to help you stay healthy. That’s because immunity from childhood diseases may wear […]