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, […]
March 9, 2015

Open burning season underway through May 31

Spring open burning season is underway in Mesa County. Many residents take advantage of the season to burn weeds, garden debris or other yard waste as […]
March 2, 2015

2nd Walking and Biking Summit is March 13 – register now!

Plan to spend Friday, March 13, at the 2nd Walking and Biking Summit. There, you’ll hear a keynote presentation from Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, […]
February 13, 2015

Upcoming free workshops aim to connect local food producers with marketplace

The Mesa County Local Planning Committee, together with the Colorado Farm to School Task Force, is pleased to present local workshops designed to connect local farmers […]
February 2, 2015

Flu update: 100 hospitalized cases in Mesa County

Influenza-like-illness is on a slow decline in Mesa County, while the number of hospitalized cases so far this flu season is 100. It’s not too late […]
January 26, 2015

Flu update: 97 hospitalized cases in Mesa County

So far this flu season, 97 people have been hospitalized with influenza and one person has died in Mesa County. That tops last year’s season total […]
January 9, 2015

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

The American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) recognize January as Cervical Health Awareness Month and urge every woman to make […]
January 9, 2015

Flu update: 74 hospitalized, 1 dead

So far this flu season, 74 people have been hospitalized with influenza and one has died. That’s just a small representation of the number of people […]
January 5, 2015

Flu update: 68 hospitalized, 1 dead

So far this flu season, one adult has died and 68 people have been hospitalized with influenza or influenza complications.That number is a total since flu […]
January 5, 2015

Test your home for radon now

Photo courtesy: orlandparkhomeinspections.com January is Radon Action Month. It’s a gentle nudge to buy a Radon Test Kit, hang it up and send it in for […]