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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 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 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 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 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 21, 2020

Poor air quality due to wildfires, above average temperatures expected to continue

Mesa County remains under an Air Quality Alert for Wildfire Smoke in the region due to the Pine Gulch Fire. Significant fire growth, dry conditions, and […]
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 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 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 […]