April 7, 2015

Choose alternatives to burning for community health – or know the rules if you are going to burn

Spring open burn season is underway in Mesa County. This means residents can burn dry weeds and small tree and shrub trimmings as part of their […]
March 27, 2015

Grand Valley Health Fair kicked off today (March 27), continues Saturday, March 28

Check out some pics from the first day (and for more info on the fair, go here).
March 13, 2015

Health Department receives grant for software

The Mesa County  Health Department has received a $6,500 mini-grant from Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado.  The Health Department will use the grant to help purchase […]
March 13, 2015

Consider current air quality before burning

When it comes to open burning, certain times are better than others. To protect public health, residents should consider weather conditions before striking a match. In […]
March 12, 2015

Protect yourself from plague, hantavirus, tularemia and rabies

As spring approaches, residents should take precautions to avoid exposure to hantavirus and plague, both rodent-borne illnesses. Care is especially important while cleaning homes, sheds, cabins, […]
March 9, 2015

Open burning season underway through May 31

Spring open burning season is underway in Mesa County. Many residents take advantage of the season to burn weeds, garden debris or other yard waste as […]
March 2, 2015

2nd Walking and Biking Summit is March 13 – register now!

Plan to spend Friday, March 13, at the 2nd Walking and Biking Summit. There, you’ll hear a keynote presentation from Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, […]
February 13, 2015

Upcoming free workshops aim to connect local food producers with marketplace

The Mesa County Local Planning Committee, together with the Colorado Farm to School Task Force, is pleased to present local workshops designed to connect local farmers […]
February 2, 2015

Flu update: 100 hospitalized cases in Mesa County

Influenza-like-illness is on a slow decline in Mesa County, while the number of hospitalized cases so far this flu season is 100. It’s not too late […]
January 26, 2015

Flu update: 97 hospitalized cases in Mesa County

So far this flu season, 97 people have been hospitalized with influenza and one person has died in Mesa County. That tops last year’s season total […]