Community Initiatives

Our community is unique. Our approach to improving community health is unique, too.

What is our approach?

Every three years we conduct the Community Health Needs Assessment in partnership with our non-profit hospitals.

We build data-driven action plans to guide our community work.

Our team works alongside local partners. Our shared goals move us toward a healthier community.

What are we working on?

Our teams help lead the initiatives below. We love being part of improving the quality of life in Mesa County.

Community Transformation

Community leaders developing solutions that lead to connection and a sense of community in Clifton.

Suicide Prevention

Promotes and implements community-based strategies for suicide prevention including access to care, lethal means safety, increased connectedness, economic stability, education, and postvention services.

Spanish Advisory Group

Hispanic leaders guiding organizations on how to serve and build trust with our Hispanic and Spanish-speaking residents.


An outdoor recreation partnership supporting construction, planning, and maintenance of non-motorized trails in Mesa County.

Substance Abuse Prevention

Community coalition working to prevent substance misuse, with a focus on youth substance use prevention.

Explore the community data in the most recent Community Health Needs Assessment. You can look at specific community profiles or by topic.

Learn more about our community initiatives and how you can get involved on the Healthy Mesa County website.