November 23, 2015

Nov. 20 Public Health Update

inversions and air quality The cold weather seems to be slowly settling in the Grand Valley, bringing the possibility of temperature inversions with it. Inversions can […]
November 19, 2015

Stay home if sick to prevent spread of illness

Multiple schools and day care centers throughout Mesa County have reported norovirus-like symptoms this week. Adults and children should stay home if experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms to […]
November 17, 2015

Store leftovers properly to avoid getting sick this Thanksgiving

For many of us, Thanksgiving is the best meal of the year. What’s even better? When that meal lasts the rest of the week because of […]
November 10, 2015

Health Department offers another adult flu vaccine clinic

Mesa County Health Department is holding an adult flu vaccination clinic open to the public Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The clinic […]
November 2, 2015

Stay healthy during fall activities

Fall has arrived. For many of us, this season means enjoying special holiday activities and treats, like visiting pumpkin patches and petting zoos with a cup […]
October 29, 2015

Community meetings to help gauge need for outdoor youth programs

Mesa County Health Department and Great Outdoors Colorado are holding two community meetings in November to gather opinions on how to improve access to outdoor activities […]
October 29, 2015

Needs assessment provides snapshot of community health

The Mesa County Health Department has released the 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). This tool provides a current snapshot of the health status of Mesa […]
October 26, 2015

Oct. 23 Public Health Update

Wood and pellet stove safety As temperatures drop outside, Mesa County residents begin firing up wood and pellet stoves inside. Take the time to ensure your […]
October 22, 2015

More than 100 residents vaccinated at MCHD adult flu vaccination clinic

Public Health Nurse DeeAnna Christensen administers a flu vaccination to MCHD employee Shane Chatfield. Mesa County Health Department vaccinated 130 community members at an adult flu […]
October 21, 2015

Flu vaccine clinic offers easy vaccination to residents

Mesa County Health Department is holding an adult flu vaccination clinic open to the public Thursday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The clinic […]