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June 18, 2015

Ride with Mesa County employees on Bike to Work Day

Mesa County employees will ride from the Community Services campus, 510 29 1/2 Road, to Grand Junction City Hall, 250 N. 5th St., for breakfast on […]
June 12, 2015

Avoid foodborne illnesses this summer

Summertime picnics, barbecues and other parties are fun, but it’s important to follow certain storage, sanitation and cooking tips to avoid getting sick. Bacteria can grow […]
June 9, 2015

Prevent high mosquito populations, reduce risk of West Nile Virus

The Grand Valley saw lots of rain in May. Some areas of Grand Junction received 2.52 inches of precipitation, quite an increase over the average of […]
June 3, 2015

Get out and get biking during Colorado Bike Month

June is Colorado Bike month, and the Mesa County Health Department wants you to challenge yourself with the Colorado Bike Month Commuter Challenge and the Business […]
May 29, 2015

Become tobacco free on May 31, World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is May 31, making it a great time to quit using tobacco. Chewing or smoking tobacco increases the risk of multiple cancers […]
May 22, 2015

Reduce sun exposure during holiday weekend

Serious skin damage can happen in as little as 15 minutes of sun exposure. Knowing how to select, apply and use sunscreen correctly is crucial in […]
May 13, 2015

Physical activity leads to positive health changes

Exercise and physical fitness are vital to creating a healthy lifestyle. Physical activity can help control your weight, strengthen your bones and muscles, improve your mental […]
May 6, 2015

National Nurses Week calls for recognition

National Nurses Week is May 6 – 12. Mesa County Health Department acknowledges and appreciates the hard work and dedication of local nurses. This year’s annual […]
May 5, 2015

Bike to School Day is Wednesday, May 6

About 1,000 School District 51 students will be walking and rolling to school on Wednesday, May 6, in conjunction with Bike to School Day. The Safe […]
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 […]