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September 23, 2020

What Protect Our Neighbors Means for Mesa County

Since the announcement that Mesa County qualified for the Protect Our Neighbors phase of reopening there has been some confusion about the status and what is […]
September 12, 2020

Gov. Polis Extends Mask Order

Governor Jared Polis has extended an Executive Order ordering individuals in Colorado to wear a face covering due to the presence of COVID-19. The order has […]
September 8, 2020

Mesa County Public Health receives approval to enter Protect our Neighbors Phase of Reopening

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has received approval to enter the Protect our Neighbors phase of reopening in the COVID-19 response. The approval allows MCPH and […]
September 7, 2020

Air Quality Advisory through 9 p.m. on September 7

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has issued an Air Quality Advisory through Monday, September 7 at 9 p.m. Hazy conditions are expected due to smoke from […]
September 1, 2020

Free drive-up COVID-19 testing in Mesa County expands, appointment no longer needed

En Español Beginning September 1, drive-up testing availability is expanding and will be available Tuesday – Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. An appointment is […]
September 1, 2020

Fire restrictions mean Fall Open Burn Season won’t begin on Sept. 1

Due to current fire restrictions, the Fall Open Burn Season which typically begins September 1 has been temporarily suspended. Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is not […]
August 19, 2020

Public Health Emerging Issues: Wildfire Smoke Impacting Air Quality

Smoke from the Pine Gulch Fire burning approximately 20 miles north of Grand Junction continues to affect local air quality. Persistent smoky conditions are impacting communities […]
August 11, 2020

Individual actions guided by public health advice critical as students return to school

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) recently completed COVID-19 case investigations where public health recommendations for isolation and quarantine were not followed. The impacts of an individual […]
August 3, 2020

Air Quality Health Advisory Extended Due to Wildfire Smoke

This advisory has been extended through Wednesday, August 5 at 9 a.m. Areas of moderate to heavy smoke can be expected Tuesday morning in areas immediately […]
July 31, 2020

Businesses Recognized For Dedication To Safety With Best Practices

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) announced a partnership with the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce to recognize businesses taking necessary precautions and following guidelines to […]