Fair Resources and Checklists

Fair Resources and Checklists

  • Report within 24 hours to Mesa County Animal Services at (970) 242-4646.
  • Use the Animal Bite Report Form to gather information.
  • Bite victim should seek medical evaluation.
  • Report within 24 hours to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) at 1-877-518-5608 and MCPH at (970) 254-4120.
  • Take potable water distribution system downstream of break off line until repairs are complete.
  • After repair, flush the distribution system completely, hydrant by hydrant.
  • Check chlorination level at the farthest distribution point.

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  • Report within 24 hours to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment at 1-877-518-5608 and MCPH at (970) 254-4120.
  • Appropriate responder will advise on next steps.
  • Contact appropriate pest control business/agency.
  • Consult with MCPH as needed.
  • Report within 24 hours to Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) at 1-877-518-5608 and MCPH at (970) 254-4120.
  • Close affected restrooms and other facilities.
  • Keep animals and people out of contaminated areas.
  • Clean up and disinfect contaminated areas before allowing people and animals on the grounds.

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  • Remove animal from display pen.
  • Have veterinarian evaluate the animal and recommend treatment.
  • Keep accurate records.
  • Inform MCPH if veterinarian thinks humans could get sick from contact with the animal by calling (970) 254-4120.
  • Report to Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) at 970-254-4120.
  • Remove sick employee or volunteer to reduce transmission risk.
  • Call Ute Water Conservancy District at (970) 242-7491.
  • Report within 24 hours to Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) at 1-877-518-5608 and MCPH at (970) 254-4120.
  • Take potable water distribution system downstream of break off line until repairs are complete.
  • After repair, flush the distribution system completely, hydrant by hydrant.
  • Check chlorination level at the farthest distribution point.

Click here to learn more about drinking water emergencies or incidents.