Public Health Emerging Issues

Public Health Emerging Issues

EmergingIssues091517 Public Health Emerging Issues September 15, 2017 PROTECT AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS AS SEASON CONTINUES • A Mesa County horse tested positive for West Nile virus, serving as a reminder that the virus has been identified in our area and is capable of...
Public Health Update – October 13, 2016

Public Health Update – October 13, 2016

public-health-update-101316 Public Health Update October 13, 2016 SELF-EXAMINATIONS & EDUCATION ARE KEY TO EARLY BREAST CANCER DETECTION • Breast cancer is an issue for both women and men. • Although women are more likely to have breast cancer, men are still at...
Public Health Update – Whooping Cough / Tularemia

Public Health Update – Whooping Cough / Tularemia

Public Health Update September 28, 2016 PROTECT OUR INFANTS BY GETTING IMMUNIZED • Several cases of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, have been reported in infants in Mesa County. • The majority contracted the disease through parents or close family...
Human Case of Tularemia in Mesa County

Human Case of Tularemia in Mesa County

www.facebook.com/mesacountyhealthdepartmen @WeAreHealthyMC Working Together for a Healthy Community NEWS RELEASE Date: September 20, 2016 Contact: Katie Goddeyne 254-4114 (Office), 644-7980 (Cell) katie.goddeyne@mesacounty.us Rabbit Fever confirmed in Mesa County...