March 6, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – March 6, 2018

  MESA COUNTY FLU HOSPITALIZATIONS INCREASE IN CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN FIVE Since Feb. 26, hospitalizations due to flu in children younger than five increased by 26 […]
March 1, 2018

Spring Open Burn Season begins today – purchase permits online

Spring Open Burn Season begins March 1, 2018 and continues through May 31, 2018 for residential properties. Open burn permits are available online at health.mesacounty.us. Open […]
February 27, 2018

Local data helps to inform decision-making and prevention efforts in Mesa County

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has released the 2017 Suicide report. The in-depth report uses local data to give health care providers and residents a look […]
February 26, 2018

Convenient dual-season open burn permits available in 2018

In an effort to streamline the burn permitting process, Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is offering the option to purchase a dual-season open burn permit beginning […]
February 21, 2018

MCPH invites residents to suicide prevention forum on Feb. 27

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is hosting a community forum regarding suicide prevention on Feb. 27 at the Mesa County Workforce Center, 512 29 ½ Road, […]
February 16, 2018

Flu hospitalizations exceed 2016-17 flu season

A total of 174 flu hospitalizations have been reported since Oct. 1, 2017. This exceeds the 168 reported hospitalizations during the 2016-17 flu season, which was […]
January 31, 2018

Weekly Flu Update

Stay up-to-date on flu with Mesa County Public Health. Sign up  on the right to receive this update and other health news or check back for […]
January 24, 2018

MCPH offers Saturday flu vaccination clinic on Jan. 27

Flu hospitalizations are increasing across the nation and Mesa County isn’t the exception with 136 total hospitalizations since Oct. 1, 2017. Due to the rise in […]
January 11, 2018

Flu hospitalizations continue to increase in Mesa County

Flu hospitalizations in Mesa County continue to increase with 16 new cases reported in a six-day time period. Hospitalizations increased from 75 cases on Jan. 4, […]
January 5, 2018

Flu hospitalizations increase in Mesa County following holiday season

Mesa County saw an increase in influenza hospitalizations following the holiday season. Twenty-six hospitalizations were reported during the 84-day period of Oct. 1, 2017 through Dec. […]