January 17, 2020

Test Your Home for Radon During Radon Action Month

Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that is produced by the natural breakdown of uranium, which is present in soil, rocks and sometimes groundwater. January is […]
January 9, 2020

No Burn Advisory through 1/9 at 5 p.m.

Mesa County Public Health has issued a NO BURN ADVISORY through 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, due to air quality concerns. This includes Agricultural Open […]
January 7, 2020

No Burn Advisory through 1/8 at 5:00 p.m.

Mesa County Public Health has issued a NO BURN ADVISORY through Wednesday, January 8, at 5:00 p.m. due to air quality concerns. This includes Agricultural Open […]
December 31, 2019

2019: Most Pressing Public Health Emerging Issues

Here’s a look at the most pressing Public Health Emerging Issues of 2019, in no particular order. Stop the Spread Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) responded […]
December 31, 2019

Influenza Hospitalizations Increase in Mesa County

INFLUENZA HOSPITALIZATIONS INCREASE IN MESA COUNTY, THERE’S STILL TIME TO GET A FLU SHOT Mesa County Public Health’s Flu-View meter has moved, which indicates increased flu […]
December 18, 2019

Public Health Emerging Issues – December 18, 2019

THREE CHILDREN HOSPITALIZED WITH MEASLES IN COLORADO Three children tested positive for measles after traveling to a country where there was an outbreak. The children, who […]
November 26, 2019

Handle and prepare foods properly to avoid getting sick this holiday season

Food safety is important every day of the year, but with crowds set to gather for the Thanksgiving holiday, and a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in our […]
November 25, 2019

Public Reporting Line Provides Valuable Insight on Illness in Mesa County

Reports to the Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) hotline and online form set up for public displays of vomiting provided valuable illness information. Based on information […]
November 25, 2019

Norovirus or Influenza?

Differences Between Norovirus & Seasonal Influenza Norovirus Infection  (“stomach bug”)  Influenza (“the flu” NOT stomach flu)  What causes it? A virus that affects the stomach and […]
November 22, 2019

Phone or Online: Report Public Vomiting Incidents

Public Vomiting Reporting Line As part of our efforts to prevent the spread of further illness, Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is working to gather information […]
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