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May 3, 2015

Test wells and cisterns in late spring or early summer

. May 3 – 10, 2015, is National Drinking Water Week making it a great time for Mesa County Health Department to remind residents with private wells […]
May 1, 2015

Safe sleep practices could save your baby’s life

Every parent wants to take the best care possible of his or her baby. Moms and dads research everything from the safest carseat to the healthiest […]
May 1, 2015

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, making it a great time to promote positive parent-teen communication. Young people are more likely to develop positive, healthy attitudes […]
April 27, 2015

Celebrate Air Quality Awareness Week April 27 – May 1

Air quality is an important factor in any community’s health and overall well-being. Air Quality Awareness Week, April 27 – May 1, focuses on understanding how […]
April 23, 2015

Blue Bell Creameries products recalled

All Blue Bell Creameries products have been recalled for listeria. These are some of many food products that get recalled every day in the United States. […]
April 23, 2015

Review your immunization schedule during World Immunization Week (April 24 – 30)

World Immunization Week is April 24 – 30, making it a great time for parents and families to review immunization schedules and to ensure children are […]
April 14, 2015

Open burning is a no-go today (April 14, 2015)

A No Open Burning Air Watch Alert has been issued for Mesa County from 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, by the Mesa County Health […]
April 10, 2015

Take precautions this spring to avoid hantavirus

The Mesa County Health Department is warning residents to take precautions to avoid hantavirus as they begin spring cleaning projects and open cabins and other buildings […]
April 10, 2015

Health educators teach kids the importance of handwashing

Mesa County public health educators this morning visited local child care centers to teach youngsters the importance of good hand washing. The event was part of […]
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 […]