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September 18, 2020

Mesa County transitions to Protect Our Neighbors with new Public Health Order

Mesa County was certified as one of the first counties in the state for the Protect Our Neighbors phase of reopening. This week the Mesa County […]
September 16, 2020

Air Quality Advisory Extended Due to Wildfire Smoke

This advisory has been extended through Friday, September 18 at 10 a.m. due to out-of-state wildfire smoke. Air quality levels are currently orange, or unhealthy for […]
September 4, 2020

Build on Our Success This Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is usually a time for camping, barbecues, family gatherings, and vacations, but COVID-19 is changing the way we celebrate this year. Mesa County Public […]
August 26, 2020

Wildfire Smoke Advisory Lifted

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) lifted the wildfire smoke advisory at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26. Although multiple wildfires are still burning, smoke has dispersed […]
August 12, 2020

Public Health Order Extended for Safer at Home Mesa County

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has extended the Public Health Order for Phase 2 of reopening. The Mesa County Board of Public Health approved the extension […]
August 12, 2020

Wildfire Smoke and COVID-19

Wildfire smoke from the Pine Gulch Fire burning about 20 miles north of Grand Junction is causing air quality concerns. Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is […]
August 5, 2020

MCPH issues wildfire smoke advisory due to Pine Gulch Fire

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has issued a smoke advisory beginning Wednesday, August 5 due to smoke from the Pine Gulch Fire, approximately 20 miles north […]
August 4, 2020

Bring Out The Bug Spray

Mosquitoes can transmit illnesses to humans through their bite. West Nile virus (WNV) and other illnesses can be transmitted through mosquitoes. WNV is the leading cause […]
July 29, 2020

Suicide report shows improvement with continued need for intervention and education

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) along with several community partners including the Mesa County Coroner’s Office routinely collects and analyzes data to understand suicide trends in […]
May 22, 2020

MCPH Issues NO BURN ADVISORY for Friday, May 22 due to fire safety concerns

Due to fire safety concerns, Mesa County Public Health has issued a no burn advisory through 9 p.m. on Friday, May 22. No open burning is […]