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August 7, 2015

Tularemia Infects Mesa County Woman

Tularemia has been confirmed in a Mesa County woman. She was likely exposed through a bite from a deer fly or tick while on public lands […]
August 5, 2015

Air Watch Alert – NO OPEN BURNING

The Mesa County Health Department has issued a No Open Burning Air Watch Alert for Mesa County, including agricultural burns, from noon to 8 p.m. on […]
August 4, 2015

World Breastfeeding Week is Aug. 1-7

The 23rd annual World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1 – 7, focuses on making breastfeeding work in places of business.   According to the Centers for Disease Control […]
August 3, 2015

July 30 Public Health Update

Pedestrian Safety & Attentive driving ·         D-51 students go back to school on Monday, Aug. 3. Parents should establish safe routes – on sidewalks or paths […]
July 28, 2015

Hepatitis: understand the risks, save lives

More than 400 million people are living with hepatitis B or C worldwide. Every year, 1.4 million people die from viral hepatitis, which causes inflammation of […]
July 24, 2015

July 24 Public Health Update

Mesa County Health Department issues a Public Health Update each week to keep residents up-to-date on local health concerns. Be sure to keep up with our […]
July 23, 2015

Mosquitoes in Mesa County Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Grand River Mosquito Control District collected mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first confirmed West Nile activity in mosquitoes in […]
July 21, 2015

July 21 Public Health Update

Mesa County Health Department issues a Public Health Update each week to keep residents up-to-date on local health concerns. Be sure to keep up with our […]
July 14, 2015

Mesa County Health Department to host two immunization clinics in July

The first day of school is less than a month away and many Mesa County parents are putting together their back-to-school lists. Be sure to add […]
July 8, 2015

First diagnosed Colorado human case of West Nile Virus, this year, reported in Mesa County

An adult male from Mesa County has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus. This is Colorado’s first human case, this year. Four cases of West Nile […]
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