January 15, 2019

Mesa County WIC is open and accepting new clients

The Mesa County Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program has received reserve funding that will allow operations to continue as usual through February, amid a partial […]
January 8, 2019

MCPH issues burn restrictions – UPDATE – Restrictions lifted January 15

UPDATE – JANUARY 15, 2019 Mesa County Public Health lifted the burn restrictions on non-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved woodstove burning and agricultural burning, January 15, […]
December 31, 2018

Mesa County WIC is open for business during partial government shutdown

The Mesa County Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program will remain open for business through January, amid the partial government shutdown. Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) […]
December 26, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – December 26, 2018

VAPING ON-THE-RISE IN MESA COUNTY, COLORADO AND NATION The use of electronic vapor products is increasing throughout the nation, and Colorado and Mesa County are no […]
December 7, 2018

MCPH issues burn restrictions – UPDATE – Restrictions lifted on December 10

  *****UPDATE***** 12/10/18 – 9:28 a.m.   Mesa County Public Health has lifted the burn restrictions on non-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved woodstove burning and agricultural […]
November 29, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – November 29, 2018

STAY UP-TO-DATE ON RECALLS TO AVOID ILLNESS Two major recalls have grabbed the attention of Mesa County residents in the past two months: the Oct. 4 […]
November 15, 2018

Mesa County resident hospitalized due to influenza

A Mesa County resident has been hospitalized due to influenza after spending time on the Front Range. This is the first flu hospitalization in Mesa County […]
November 14, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – November 14, 2018

QUIT TOBACCO AND VAPOR PRODUCTS ON NOVEMBER 15 DURING THE GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT One third of Mesa County high school students report using an electronic vapor […]
November 7, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – November 7, 2018

WHOOPING COUGH CASES INCREASE AS SCHOOL YEAR PROGRESSES Fifteen cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, have been reported since September 1 in Mesa County. […]
November 5, 2018

MCPH launches Blue Ribbon Award recognition program

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is launching a new recognition program, the Blue Ribbon Award, to highlight regulated businesses that work to meet high standards in […]
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