November 10, 2016

Public Health Emerging Issues Update – Hepatitis A Outbreak

A multi-state foodborne hepatitis A investigation is underway. A large amount of imported frozen strawberries and frozen strawberry products believed to be linked to an outbreak […]
November 1, 2016

MCHD hosts another extended hours event for kids vaccinations

Following the success of our October event, Mesa County Health Department will host another extended hours event Nov. 3 for children who need school vaccine catch […]
October 26, 2016

MCHD staff administers 286 flu shots during Adult Flu Clinics

Registered Nurse Stephanie Mothersell gives a flu shot to a Mesa County resident at the Oct. 25 Adult Flu Clinic at the Health Department, 510 29 […]
October 19, 2016

Walk to School Day allows for fun, healthy and safe commutes

Students and parents make their way across 7th Street during their walk to Tope Elementary School, 2206 N. 7th St. School District 51 students took to […]
October 18, 2016

Walk to School Day promotes health, safe walking and biking

Mesa County residents should be extra cautious during their commutes Wednesday, Oct. 19 because thousands of students will be walking, rolling or biking their way to […]
October 17, 2016

MCHD extends hours for vaccination opportunity for kids

The Mesa County Health Department will hold extended hours Thursday, Oct. 20 for children who need school vaccine catch up or flu shots. The Public Health […]
October 14, 2016

Adult flu clinics offer easy immunization access to residents

Mesa County Health Department will hold two adult flu immunization clinics in October – Oct. 17 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day […]
October 13, 2016

Oct. 13 Public Health Update

self-examinations & education are key to early breast cancer detection Breast cancer is an issue for both women and men. Although women are more likely to […]
October 12, 2016

Halloween health – keep it safe and spooky

The night for trick-or-treating, spooky costumes and candy is right around the corner. It’s a favorite for many, but it’s important to keep health and safety […]
October 4, 2016

Shopping for approved WIC foods becomes easier

The Mesa County Health Department Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is switching from a paper voucher system to a debit-style card called eWIC, making shopping […]