News Flash

Posted on: November 7, 2022

Montrose County Public Health seeks your input on health & wellness in our community

Community Health and Wellness Survey Flyer in English

Community Survey

Can you spare 10 minutes to fill out a survey and tell us how we are doing as a community?  

Help us make our community better!

Montrose County Public Health & our community leaders want to know more about what our community mem...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

RSV Prevention

RSV Transmission Prevention Poster from CDC

Coloradans can help reduce transmission of RSV in several ways.
• Stay home when you are sick, including not visiting or interacting with people who may be at higher risk, including older adults, young children, and infants.
• Frequently wash your hands wit...
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Posted on: October 20, 2022

FREE FLU SHOTS: Ninth Annual Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic Oct. 26

2022 Montrose Flu Clinic Poster

MONTROSE, COLO.Stop the flu bug! Join Montrose County, Montrose Regional Health, and partners on Wednesday, Oct. 26 for the ninth annual free drive-through flu shot clinic. This year's clinic will be held from 3-7pm at the following cl...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

2023 National Radon Video and Poster Contests Now Open to Colorado Students

2022 Radon Contest Winner

DENVER - Sept. 30, 2022 - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment invites students to participate in the 2023 National Radon Video and Poster contests. Students have the opportunity to get the word out about indoor radon risks, w...

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Montrose County Public Health
Posted on: September 14, 2022

From MDP: Montrose woman offers West Nile virus experience as cautionary tale

mosquito west nile virus

As shown originally in article by Katharhynn Heidelberg in Montrose Press on 9/13/22

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Tara Rhodes has a message for those who might ignore public health warnings about West Nile virus: Don’t.

Rhodes, 69, was being treated through immuno...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

State Vaccine Bus at Sharing Ministries 9/16/22

Flyer Sharing Ministries 9-16-22 English

The state vaccine bus will be at Sharing Ministries (49 North 1st) on 9/16/22. The vaccine bus is now offering the NEW Omicron Boosters. They have both Pfizer and Moderna available. 

Appointments are not required but are recommended. Click here fo...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Breastfeeding Awareness Month: Key for Mothers and Babies

Montrose County News Release

Montrose, CO— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners officially proclaimed August as Breastfeeding Awareness Month in yesterday's board meeting. The proclamation is aimed at bringing awareness to the importance of breastfeeding, for the mother and the...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Montrose County Marks First West Nile Virus Death of the Season

Montrose County News Release

Montrose, CO— Montrose County Public Health confirmed its first death of West Nile Virus this year. The person was in their 50s and had underlying medical conditions. It is believed that this person contracted West Nile Virus in the county earlier in Augu...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Residents Urged to Protect Themselves from West Nile virus

WEST NILE VIRUS PREVENTION TIPS (2)

Montrose, CO— Over the weekend, Montrose County Public Health confirmed its second and third deaths of people from West Nile virus complications. Montrose County's West Nile virus cases are continuing to rise and currently account for 30% of the state's t...

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