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 […]
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 […]