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June 18, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: The Spoken (and Unspoken) Rules of Outdoor Recreation

With its built-in opportunities for social distancing, one of the most popular activities during the COVID-19 pandemic has been outdoor recreation. Trails and, more recently, campsites […]
June 15, 2020

Early Antibody Testing Results Indicate Continued Evidence of Low Rate of COVID-19 in Mesa County

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) began offering antibody testing for COVID-19 through our clinic on May 13.  More than 900 people in Mesa County have shown […]
June 15, 2020

NO BURN ADVISORY extended through June 17 due to fire safety concerns

UPDATE: Mesa County Public Health has extended the no burn advisory through June 17 at 8 p.m. due to fire safety concerns. The National Weather Service […]
June 15, 2020

Mesa County Public Health Partners with Long-Term Care Facilities to Prevent COVID-19 Outbreaks

Mesa County continues to experience a low rate of COVID-19 positive cases, due in part to the fact that there have been no outbreaks of the […]
June 11, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Navigating the Storm

How you define your community can vary – your city, your tribe, your church – but one thing is clear: In challenging times, we need each […]
June 5, 2020

MCPH Issues NO BURN ADVISORY through June 7 due to fire safety concerns

Due to fire safety concerns, Mesa County Public Health has issued a no burn advisory through Sunday, June 7 at 9 p.m. No open burning is […]
June 5, 2020

Residents Encouraged to Stay the Course as COVID-19 Cases Remain at Manageable Levels

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) continues to closely monitor case counts as well as illness in our community related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mesa County has […]
June 5, 2020

WATCH: Campaign Encouraging Coloradans to Wear Masks

Our Masks are Our Passport to the Colorado We Love A new campaign encourages Coloradans to wear masks as much as possible when they leave the […]
June 4, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Neighbors Respond in a Time of Need

COVID-19 has affected the way we think about many things – how we shop for groceries, how often we wash our hands, and how we go […]
June 1, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: The Role of Public Health

“Public health is concerned with protecting the health of entire populations. These populations can be as small as a local neighborhood, or as big as an […]