August 22, 2017

Rabies identified in Mesa County bat

  A bat found in Mesa County tested positive for the rabies virus last week. This is the first animal to test positive for rabies in […]
August 7, 2017

MCPH releases 2016-2017 Flu Report

Mesa County Public Health has released the 2016-2017 Flu Report detailing data on flu hospitalizations and the economic impacts flu has in Mesa County. The special […]
August 1, 2017

Colorado Mountain 26th Annual Winefest to feature Partners in Food Safety

The Colorado Mountain Winefest, in Palisade Sept. 14-17, features dozens of wineries including two Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) food safety partners – Varaison Vineyards and […]
July 26, 2017

Mosquitoes in Mesa County test positive for West Nile Virus

Residents urged to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites Grand River Mosquito Control District collected mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the […]
July 25, 2017

Mesa County Public Health is hosting back-to-school immunization clinics

Check one thing off of your back-to school to-do list at Mesa County Public Health’s Back-to-School Immunization Clinics. Wednesday, Aug. 2 and Monday, Aug. 14 8 […]
July 24, 2017

State unveils new early childhood development videos

The Colorado Department of Human Services’ Office of Early Childhood has partnered with local celebrity presenters Stephen Brackett of the Flobots and radio personality Issa Lopez […]
July 18, 2017

Public Health Emerging Issues July 18, 2017

DRINK PASTEURIZED MILK TO AVOID INFECTION The sale of raw milk for human consumption is illegal in Colorado, but people can still purchase a cow share […]
June 29, 2017

Local restaurants partner for food safety

Applebee’s, Chili’s, Dos Hombres-Clifton and No Coast Sushi are four local restaurants that serve both lunch and dinner, and have chosen to be partners in Mesa […]
June 27, 2017

Hundreds to commute via bike on Wednesday for Bike to Work Day

Hundreds of new and seasoned Mesa County bike riders are expected to pedal to work for Bike to Work Day, Wednesday June 28. This day is […]
June 22, 2017

Public Health Emerging Issues June 22, 2017

AVOID HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES AS SUMMER TEMPS RISE Temperatures in Mesa County typically peak in July every year. Protect yourself and your family by preventing heat […]