Our Agency

Who We Are

Mesa County Health Department, formed in 1947, provides a wide range of public and environmental health services to Mesa County residents and, in some programs, the region.

Our mission, to maintain and improve health through assessment of community health status, policy development to support effective programs, and assurance of high quality, effective education and service, is the driving force behind our programming and community collaborations.

We have three divisions Population Health, Client Health Services and Administration. Services under those divisions include:

  • Population Health: Health education, communication, data analysis, surveillance and response, air quality, restaurant inspections, child care licensing, and water quality.
  • Client Health Services: immunizations, family planning, WIC, vital records, NFP, SafeCare, Healthy Communities, specialty clinics, and care coordination.
  • Administration: Accreditation, budget, finance, HIPAA compliance, human resources liason, payroll.

We Value:

Wellness, Excellence, Empowerment, Community

Meet Our Directors

Jeff Kuhr, PhD, Executive Director

Diana Williams, MPH, Operations Director

Pat Steinkirchner, MBA, Administration Director