April 23, 2015

Blue Bell Creameries products recalled

All Blue Bell Creameries products have been recalled for listeria. These are some of many food products that get recalled every day in the United States. […]
April 23, 2015

Review your immunization schedule during World Immunization Week (April 24 – 30)

World Immunization Week is April 24 – 30, making it a great time for parents and families to review immunization schedules and to ensure children are […]
April 14, 2015

Open burning is a no-go today (April 14, 2015)

A No Open Burning Air Watch Alert has been issued for Mesa County from 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, by the Mesa County Health […]
April 10, 2015

Take precautions this spring to avoid hantavirus

The Mesa County Health Department is warning residents to take precautions to avoid hantavirus as they begin spring cleaning projects and open cabins and other buildings […]
April 10, 2015

Health educators teach kids the importance of handwashing

Mesa County public health educators this morning visited local child care centers to teach youngsters the importance of good hand washing. The event was part of […]
April 7, 2015

Choose alternatives to burning for community health – or know the rules if you are going to burn

Spring open burn season is underway in Mesa County. This means residents can burn dry weeds and small tree and shrub trimmings as part of their […]
March 27, 2015

Grand Valley Health Fair kicked off today (March 27), continues Saturday, March 28

Check out some pics from the first day (and for more info on the fair, go here).
March 13, 2015

Health Department receives grant for software

The Mesa County  Health Department has received a $6,500 mini-grant from Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado.  The Health Department will use the grant to help purchase […]
March 13, 2015

Consider current air quality before burning

When it comes to open burning, certain times are better than others. To protect public health, residents should consider weather conditions before striking a match. In […]
March 12, 2015

Protect yourself from plague, hantavirus, tularemia and rabies

As spring approaches, residents should take precautions to avoid exposure to hantavirus and plague, both rodent-borne illnesses. Care is especially important while cleaning homes, sheds, cabins, […]