Mesa County Health Department

Deer mice carry hantavirus (credit: cdphe.state.co.us)

Mesa County Boy Treated For Hantavirus

Health officials say a western Colorado boy is being treated after contracting hantavirus.

07/23/2014

Africanized honey bee  (credit: tn.gov)

Killer Bees Discovered In Colorado

A species of dangerous bees popularly known as killer bees have been discovered for the first time in Colorado.

05/14/2014

Africanized honey bee  (credit: tn.gov)

Africanized Honey Bees Discovered In Palisade

Africanized honey bees have been confirmed in Palisade after a fruit grower last month became concerned about abnormally aggressive behavior of a hive.

05/13/2014

(credit: health.mesacounty.us)

Mesa County Grapples With High Suicide Rate

Police knew about the suicidal tendencies of nearly a third of the people who killed themselves in Mesa County in the first half of last year.

04/10/2014

Cantaloupe (credit: CBS)

3rd Coloradan Dies In Listeria Outbreak

Health officials in Colorado have blamed a third death on a multistate Listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupe from a Colorado farm.

10/01/2011

Cantaloupe (credit: CBS)

Listeria Outbreak One Of The Deadliest In Recent History

The Colorado-based listeria outbreak is quickly becoming one of the deadliest foodborne illnesses in recent U.S. history.

09/25/2011

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