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July 22, 2014

Protect yourself from skin cancer! Lather up.

The sun’s strong rays can damage our skin in as little as 15 minutes. Sun damage, of course, can lead to skin cancer and other health […]
July 21, 2014

Fresh peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots sold locally have been recalled

If you bought fresh whole peaches, nectarines, plums or pluots from City Market or other King Soopers stores recently, you’ll want to check the sticker.  Wawona […]
July 10, 2014

Add immunizations to your back-to-school list

Students entering kindergarten must be up-to-date on all required vaccinations for attending school, which includes the vaccine for Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (DTaP or Tdap). For […]
July 2, 2014

Stay safe while enjoying food this summer

While summertime picnics and barbecues are fun, it’s important to follow certain storage, sanitation and cooking tips to avoid getting sick. Bacteria can grow on food […]
June 18, 2014

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

A pool of mosquitoes has tested positive for West Nile Virus in Mesa County. Officials are urging residents to prevent mosquito bites, as that is the […]
May 30, 2014

Stay safe outdoors with these tips

Prevent heat stress, illness and injury with these warm-weather tips: ·      Wear sunscreen daily. Use a broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at […]
May 19, 2014

Stay safe in the pool this summer with these tips

Swimmers and pool and spa operators are urged to take precautions to keep swimming healthy and safe. Recreational Water Illnesses (RWIs) are caused by germs spread […]
May 7, 2014

Ensure safe drinking water by having it tested

To help ensure all residents have access to safe drinking water, the Mesa County Health Department Regional Lab offers water testing for homeowners with private wells […]