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October 24, 2020

Mesa County Moves to ‘Cautious’ on the Dial

Dramatic daily increases in COVID-19 case counts have resulted in Mesa County moving down one level on the State of Colorado’s COVID-19 dial. Mesa County is […]
October 23, 2020

Record 74 COVID-19 Cases Reported in a Single Day

Seventy-four positive cases of COVID-19 were reported to Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) on October 22. That number is nearly double the previous record (44) which […]
October 14, 2020

Increasing COVID-19 cases prompt mitigation plan

Mesa County was one of the first counties in the state to be certified for Protect Our Neighbors status, the highest level of reopening allowed in […]
October 14, 2020

MCPH hosts community flu clinics, emphasizes importance of vaccine to #fightflu

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is reminding our community that this year’s flu season is officially underway, and it’s likely that flu viruses and the virus […]
October 8, 2020

Protect Our Neighbors Emphasizes Local Solutions Based on Community Illness Levels

MCPH provides clarification on local public health order in regards to face coverings, last call, and gatherings. Protect Our Neighbors is community-specific, and different communities will […]
October 8, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Airborne Transmission

Fall is prime time on the Western Slope, with temperatures perfect for dining outdoors, hiking in the desert, and taking in the colors on the Grand […]
October 6, 2020

Air Quality Advisory Extended Until Further Notice

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has extended the Air Quality Advisory until further notice. Smoke from wildfires in several surrounding states, including as far away as […]
October 3, 2020

Air Quality Advisory Extended Until Monday October 5

This advisory has been extended through Monday, September 5 at 10 a.m. —————————————————————————————- Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has issued an Air Quality Advisory through Sunday, October […]
October 2, 2020

COVID-19 Community Sampling Site Temporary Hours

The Community Sampling Site for COVID-19 testing, located at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, is operating with temporarily modified hours through Saturday, October 10.    Free, drive-up testing […]
October 1, 2020

MCPH Has Flu Vaccine Available

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has flu vaccine available and is currently scheduling appointments. The best way to protect yourself from the flu this fall and […]