• Since Oct.
    2, Mesa County has had three reported influenza hospitalizations. Of these,
    cases ranged in age from 46-70 years, and all were female. 
  • No deaths
    due to influenza have been reported so far this season in Mesa County.
  • Data from
    Primary Care Partners show an increase in the percentage of clinic visits for
    influenza-like illness for the week ending Dec. 17, compared to the same period
    last year (three times higher this year compared to last year).
  • Data from
    St. Mary’s Hospital, Community Hospital and Colorado Canyons Hospital show that
    a small percentage of visits to emergency departments were for influenza-like
    illness for the week ending Dec. 17.
  • As of Dec. 10,
    there were 109 reported influenza hospitalizations reported in Colorado.
  • Click here
    for a summary of influenza activity in Colorado.
  • Flu season
    typically runs from October through May, so it’s not too late to get immunized.
  • Call (970)
    248-6900 to make a flu shot appointment at the Mesa County Health Department
    Public Health Clinic or contact your local health care provider.