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 […]
October 31, 2018

Fall Open Burn Season ends today

Fall Open Burn Season ends two hours before dusk on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Residents must use alternative options, instead of burning. Take yard waste to the […]
October 24, 2018

Clean out your medicine cabinet on National Prescription Take Back Day

  October 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and Mesa County residents are encouraged to get rid of their unwanted or expired medications at […]
October 23, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – October 23, 2018

CDC STUDY FINDINGS URGE PREGNANT WOMEN TO GET FLU SHOT A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that pregnant women who […]
October 18, 2018

MCPH releases 2017-2018 flu report

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has released “Influenza in Mesa County, 2017-2018,” a report that details flu data and information from last year’s flu season. Click […]
October 15, 2018

MCPH offers three flu clinics open to residents

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is offering three flu clinics in October to make it easier for residents to get a flu shot. Officials are urging […]
October 12, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – October 12, 2018

HPV VACCINE AGE RECOMMENDATION CHANGE The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved use of Gardasil 9, the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, to include men and women […]