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September 18, 2020

Mesa County transitions to Protect Our Neighbors with new Public Health Order

Mesa County was certified as one of the first counties in the state for the Protect Our Neighbors phase of reopening. This week the Mesa County […]
September 17, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Lending a Helping Hand 

Mesa County is a community of doers, helpers, and fixers. Many of you have joined our volunteer team to answer phones and staff our COVID-19 testing […]
September 16, 2020

Air Quality Advisory Extended Due to Wildfire Smoke

This advisory has been extended through Friday, September 18 at 10 a.m. due to out-of-state wildfire smoke. Air quality levels are currently orange, or unhealthy for […]
September 12, 2020

Gov. Polis Extends Mask Order

Governor Jared Polis has extended an Executive Order ordering individuals in Colorado to wear a face covering due to the presence of COVID-19. The order has […]
September 10, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Prioritizing Mental Health in the Pandemic

Declining mental health during COVID-19 There’s been an overall feeling of ‘blah’ or ‘meh’ lately. Have you felt it? Anecdotally, we have heard that the COVID-19 […]
September 8, 2020

Mesa County Public Health receives approval to enter Protect our Neighbors Phase of Reopening

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has received approval to enter the Protect our Neighbors phase of reopening in the COVID-19 response. The approval allows MCPH and […]
September 7, 2020

Air Quality Advisory through 9 p.m. on September 7

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) has issued an Air Quality Advisory through Monday, September 7 at 9 p.m. Hazy conditions are expected due to smoke from […]
September 4, 2020

Build on Our Success This Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is usually a time for camping, barbecues, family gatherings, and vacations, but COVID-19 is changing the way we celebrate this year. Mesa County Public […]
September 3, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Prioritize Immunizations Before Flu Season

It’s no secret that our healthcare routines have been impacted because of COVID-19. During the stay at home order this spring, elective surgeries were canceled to […]
September 1, 2020

Free drive-up COVID-19 testing in Mesa County expands, appointment no longer needed

En Español Beginning September 1, drive-up testing availability is expanding and will be available Tuesday – Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. An appointment is […]