December 6, 2019

You helped stop the spread of illness in Mesa County. Keep it up to stay healthy this winter (and beyond).

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) continues to monitor illness in our community, and while initial indications from student absence reports from D51, community illness reports, and […]
December 1, 2019

Ready to Return? MCPH and D51 ask families to make sure students are illness-free before returning to classrooms

Mesa County Public Health and D51 ask families to make sure students are illness-free before returning to classrooms to ensure the virus circulating in our community […]
November 26, 2019

Handle and prepare foods properly to avoid getting sick this holiday season

Food safety is important every day of the year, but with crowds set to gather for the Thanksgiving holiday, and a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in our […]
November 25, 2019

Public Reporting Line Provides Valuable Insight on Illness in Mesa County

Reports to the Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) hotline and online form set up for public displays of vomiting provided valuable illness information. Based on information […]
November 25, 2019

Norovirus or Influenza?

Differences Between Norovirus & Seasonal Influenza Norovirus Infection  (“stomach bug”)  Influenza (“the flu” NOT stomach flu)  What causes it? A virus that affects the stomach and […]
November 22, 2019

Phone or Online: Report Public Vomiting Incidents

Public Vomiting Reporting Line As part of our efforts to prevent the spread of further illness, Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is working to gather information […]
November 22, 2019

Print signs for your business

Are you looking  for a sign to post at your business asking folks to take extra precautions given the illness circulating in our community? You can […]
November 22, 2019

Update On Gastrointestinal Illness Impacting Our Community

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) continues to provide community updates on the stomach bug that is spreading through our community. The primary symptoms reported are vomiting, […]
November 21, 2019

Community Action Required to Help Stop the Spread

We are seeing a stomach bug going around the community.  It’s mainly causing vomiting and spread easily from person-to-person.  To help stop the spread, we’re asking […]
November 20, 2019

Mesa County Public Health Response and Recommendations related to Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak Affecting Mesa County

With a significant number of people in our community experiencing illness, many have asked about what Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) is doing to ensure the […]