January 2, 2015

Flu update: 62 hospitalized cases

Influenza continues to hit Mesa County hard. So far this flu season, 62 people have been hospitalized with influenza or influenza complications. That number is a […]
December 29, 2014

Flu update: 47 hospitalized, one death

The number of hospitalized flu cases in Mesa County is up to 47 so far this flu season. One Mesa County adult has died from influenza […]
December 23, 2014

Flu update: 31 hospitalized, one death

The rise in influenza continues in Mesa County. The total number of hospitalizations due to influenza is now at 31, up from the 26 cases reported […]
December 22, 2014

Flu update: 26 hospitalized, one death in Mesa County

In Mesa County, 26 people have been hospitalized and one adult has died from influenza this flu season.  That total is up from the 18 hospitalizations […]
December 16, 2014

Get a flu shot: It does not cause the flu

Sixteen Mesa County residents have been hospitalized so far this season with influenza, a nasty respiratory illness characterized by fever, aches, chills, cough, sore throat, runny […]
December 8, 2014

Prepare your family for an emergency

In an emergency, would your family be ready?  An emergency can be a natural disaster, a terrorist attack or even a water main break or power […]
December 1, 2014

Avoid foodborne illness this holiday season

Foodborne illness can happen, even to those with the best intentions. This holiday season, don’t let Great Aunt Betty’s stuffing make you or your loved ones […]
November 25, 2014

Mesa County has first hospitalized flu case

A Mesa County resident last week was hospitalized for complications from influenza. Lab results today confirmed the flu virus. It is the first hospitalized influenza case […]
November 17, 2014

Taking care of the turkey: food safety tips for the Thanksgiving bird

Whether this is your first bird or your annual tradition, it’s best to be sure you’ve done all you can to keep your guests healthy when […]
November 14, 2014

‘No Burn’ air advisory in effect

The Mesa County Health Department this afternoon issued a RED air quality advisory through Sunday at 3 p.m. for the Western Colorado valleys including the communities […]