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We are committed to using data to make informed decisions about program and community priorities. Our data team utilizes internal and external data to highlight areas of public health importance in Mesa County and make that data useful and accessible to the community.

Our special reports focus on health issues identified in the 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment. The reports give a closer look at the data and possible contributing factors.

This page also contains general data and information on Mesa County and the residents we serve.

 

Special
Reports
Health Department Special Reports
Mesa County Health Department is committed to maintaining and improving the health and environment of Mesa County residents. Mesa County Health Department's Informatics Program produces special reports for issues that affect the health of Mesa County residents. The reports published in 2016 are listed below:

• Reportable Diseases in Mesa County - This report takes an inside look at the top ten reportable diseases in Mesa County in 2015. It details how those diseases are spread, how to protect against those diseases and overall data and trends. 

• Marijuana in Mesa County - This report explores marijuana usage in Mesa County youth and adults. Information on Colorado Amendment 64, methods of use and data from both Mesa County and the state are included.

• Health Care Access in Mesa CountyIn 2015, 40% of emergency department visits in Mesa County could have been treated by a routine provider. This report helps explain why. The report includes information on barriers to care, Medicaid and CHP+ enrollment, and ratios of primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurses, psychologists and dentists.

2015 Suicide in Mesa County - Our suicide report looks at more than just rates in Mesa County. Risk factors such as social & emotional wellbeing, substance abuse, income and abuse are noted in an effort to bridge the gap as to why residents are more likely to attempt or complete suicide than the rest of the state.

Mesa County Facts:

MESA COUNTY
HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Grand Junction Office: 510 29 1/2 Road,
Grand Junction, Colorado 81504
*Fruita Office: 249 N. Plum St. Fruita, Colorado 81521
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 20,000, Department 5033, Grand Junction, CO 81502-5001


Main Phone Number (970) 248-6900
Emergency Response Line (970) 254-4120
Email - healthinfo@mesacounty.us


Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday 8 a.m. - Noon

*Fruita location: Limited hours & services, call (970)248-6906 for an appointment.