August 16, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – August 16, 2018

CONSUMING RAW SHELLFISH COULD MAKE YOU SICK Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) recently investigated a case of vibriosis, infection with the bacteria Vibrio parahemolyticus, in a […]
August 7, 2018

MCPH issues wildfire smoke advisory beginning Tuesday morning

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) issued a wildfire smoke advisory the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 7 due to smoke from several in-state and out-of-state fires. MCPH […]
August 7, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – Aug. 7, 2018

DENVER EBOLA SCARE IS NOT CAUSE FOR CONCERN FOR MESA COUNTY RESIDENTS A Denver hospital tested a man for Ebola in late July because he had […]
August 3, 2018

MCPH lifts wildfire smoke advisory

Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) lifted the wildfire smoke advisory at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 3. Although multiple wildfires are still burning in western Colorado, […]
August 1, 2018

MCPH extends wildfire smoke advisory until further notice

Although skies may seem less smokey than in the last several days, wildfire smoke is still an issue in Mesa County. Mesa County Public Health has […]
July 31, 2018

MCPH expands hours for Back-to-School Immunization Clinics

In an effort to take some of the stress out of back-to-school season, Mesa County Public Health (MCPH), 510 29 ½ Road in Grand Junction, is […]
July 31, 2018

MCPH issues wildfire smoke advisory EXTENDED

UPDATE – JULY 31, 8:26 A.M.: Due to continued smoke in the area, MCPH has extended the wildfire smoke advisory until 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August […]
July 26, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – July 26, 2018

MOSQUITOES THAT TRANSMIT WEST NILE VIRUS ON THE RISE IN MESA COUNTY According to Grand River Mosquito Control District traps, mosquito populations are on the rise […]
July 11, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – July 11, 2018

LEAVE WILDLIFE WILD TO PREVENT RABIES Twenty-one people in Weld County need to be treated for rabies with expensive vaccinations after contact with a baby raccoon. […]
June 28, 2018

Public Health Emerging Issues – June 28, 2018

MAKE SURE YOUR ARTIST IS CERTIFIED BEFORE YOU MICROBLADE Recently, microblading has become popular among Mesa County residents. The semi-permanent makeup is used to fill in […]