February 12, 2019

Open Burn Season begins March 1

Spring Open Burn Season begins on March 1. In an effort to streamline the open burning process, regulations between Mesa County and the City of Grand […]
February 11, 2019

Public Health Emerging Issues – February 11, 2019

MEASLES IMMUNIZATION PROTECTS RESIDENTS AS NATION, WORLD SEE A RESURGENCE OF THE DISEASE Cases of measles are being reported across the United States and throughout the […]
January 30, 2019

Parents invited to teen vaping prevention event

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) and the Fruita Youth Initiative (FYI) are partnering to offer Teen Vaping Prevention Jan. 31 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Fruita Middle School, 239 N. Maple St. This educational event is for parents interested in learning more about vaping devices, youth vaping in our community and how to talk to your kids about vaping.
January 15, 2019

Mesa County WIC is open and accepting new clients

The Mesa County Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program has received reserve funding that will allow operations to continue as usual through February, amid a partial […]
January 8, 2019

MCPH issues burn restrictions – UPDATE – Restrictions lifted January 15

UPDATE – JANUARY 15, 2019 Mesa County Public Health lifted the burn restrictions on non-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved woodstove burning and agricultural burning, January 15, […]
December 31, 2018

Mesa County WIC is open for business during partial government shutdown

The Mesa County Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program will remain open for business through January, amid the partial government shutdown. Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) […]
December 26, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – December 26, 2018

VAPING ON-THE-RISE IN MESA COUNTY, COLORADO AND NATION The use of electronic vapor products is increasing throughout the nation, and Colorado and Mesa County are no […]
December 7, 2018

MCPH issues burn restrictions – UPDATE – Restrictions lifted on December 10

  *****UPDATE***** 12/10/18 – 9:28 a.m.   Mesa County Public Health has lifted the burn restrictions on non-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved woodstove burning and agricultural […]
November 29, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – November 29, 2018

STAY UP-TO-DATE ON RECALLS TO AVOID ILLNESS Two major recalls have grabbed the attention of Mesa County residents in the past two months: the Oct. 4 […]
November 15, 2018

Mesa County resident hospitalized due to influenza

A Mesa County resident has been hospitalized due to influenza after spending time on the Front Range. This is the first flu hospitalization in Mesa County […]
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