July 11, 2019

Air Watch Advisory – Agricultural Burn Could Continue Near Fruita

Air Watch Advisory – Agricultural Burn Could Continue Near Fruita Mesa County Public Health has been notified that a prescribed burn may continue today in the […]
July 1, 2019

It’s Tick Season: What types of ticks are in Colorado and what diseases do they carry?

Tick Troubles The wet spring and summer we’ve experienced means an increased chance of finding a tick on your body when you (or your pet) head […]
July 1, 2019

Public Health Emerging Issues – July 1, 2019

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT EXPANSION The Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act of 2006 restricted indoor smoking in many public […]
July 1, 2019

Clean Indoor Air Act Expands to Include Vaping

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT EXPANSION The Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act of 2006 restricted indoor smoking in many public […]
June 13, 2019

Protection is your best bet against bugs this summer

AS SUMMERTIME TEMPERATURES RISE THE RISK FOR WEST NILE INCREASES Bug bites can be more than an annoying itch. Weather conditions are the number one predictor […]
June 13, 2019

Food Safety at Festivals

Food Safety at Festivals Summer has arrived. The smell of fresh cut grass, a BBQ with friends and, of course, those festivals that we wait all […]
June 13, 2019

Public Health Emerging Issues – June 13, 2019

FOOD SAFETY AT FESTIVALS Foodborne illness peaks in the summertime. Bacteria multiply more quickly in warmer temperatures.  Bacteria can double in as little as 20 minutes […]
May 31, 2019

Spring Open Burn Season ends May 31

Residents who obtained a burn permit for the Spring Burn season should be aware the season ends this Friday, May 31, 2019. Residents must use alternative […]
May 24, 2019

Colorado Counties Prepare as Risk for Flooding Rises with Record Snowpack

Colorado Counties Prepare as Risk for Flooding Rises with Record Snowpack In Hinsdale County volunteers are being asked to help fill sandbags, as the town of […]
May 24, 2019

Public Health Emerging Issues – May 24, 2019

RISING WATER BRINGS INCREASED RISK OF FLOODS As the increased amount of snow our state received this winter melts, coupled with a wetter than average spring, […]
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