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September 24, 2020

COVID-19: Supporting our Students and Schools This Fall 

Just about every day, we are witnessing schools around the country pivot, stretch, and change the way they operate in response to COVID-19. Schools and school […]
September 17, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Lending a Helping Hand 

Mesa County is a community of doers, helpers, and fixers. Many of you have joined our volunteer team to answer phones and staff our COVID-19 testing […]
September 10, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Prioritizing Mental Health in the Pandemic

Declining mental health during COVID-19 There’s been an overall feeling of ‘blah’ or ‘meh’ lately. Have you felt it? Anecdotally, we have heard that the COVID-19 […]
September 3, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Prioritize Immunizations Before Flu Season

It’s no secret that our healthcare routines have been impacted because of COVID-19. During the stay at home order this spring, elective surgeries were canceled to […]
August 27, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Doing Our Part to Keep Kids in School

You’ve likely heard the phrase, “Doing My Part,” during Colorado’s fight against COVID-19. It has even resulted in some popular hashtags, #DoingMyPart and #DoingMyPartCO, and we […]
August 20, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Let’s hear it for good news!

This post is solely dedicated to amplifying good news! Much of 2020 has been dominated by the pandemic and stories filled with bad or uncertain news. […]
August 13, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Back-to-School Symptom Checks

When school begins, symptom checking will become a necessary part of the daily routine. Mesa County Valley School District 51 will resume classes this fall starting […]
August 6, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Limiting Your Bad News Intake 

Chances are, if you are trying to stay up to speed on the news, much of what you’re seeing is about COVID-19. While we want you […]
July 30, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: What To Do If You Find Out You’ve Been Exposed

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) saw an uptick in demand for COVID-19 tests immediately following the July 4th holiday. Our country’s birthday is an annual time […]
July 23, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Be supportive, careful, alert, and kind to fight COVID-19

Since March, when the first COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Colorado, we have often reminded ourselves and each other that “we are all in this together.” […]