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pesticide drop offPESTICIDE COLLECTION December 1, 2022

Delta County and Colorado State University Extension are facilitating a drop off day for unwanted pesticides.

Drop off will be from 10 am to 2 pm at the Delta County Landfill (12211 Trap Club Road Eckert, CO 81418) on December 1, 2022.

The cost is $7 per pound of dropped off pesticide that will be safely packaged for handling and disposal. No container is too small or too large. They’ll be accepting everything from agricultural use pesticides to home use lawn care products. According to Todd Ballard Ph.D. Agronomist with Colorado State University Extension,

“This program serves as an opportunity to remove chemicals from the valley, in a safe manner, reducing the potential for accidental exposures.”

For more information contact Todd Ballard Ph.D., Tri-River Area Agronomy Agent at (970) 874-2195 or

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Colorado is offering omicron vaccines in communities across the state for ages 12 and older! Colorado to continue vaccination sites to administer 
new omicron vaccines statewide.

Colorado opened 10 large-scale COVID-19 community vaccination sites to administer the newly approved Pfizer and Moderna omicron vaccines. 

Mesa County Community Services Building
Address: 510 29 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81504
Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
               Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Site type: Indoors Sign up for an appointment in Grand Junction

Don't feel like driving that far?
Delta County Health Department also has the newly approved Pfizer and Moderna omicron vaccines for Adults and Children. 
Call for an appointment today!  (970) 847-2165


The  DECEMBER NEWSLETTER is available! 

In this issue:

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in Infants.  
Toy Safety.
Health Department Award.
And so much more.

Do you need a floodplain Permit?Your home is important to us and so is your family's safety.

The Environmental Health Department is here for you. If you are planning to build in a floodplain. You will need to start by getting a floodplain permit. 

For more information on Floodplain  permits

We Are Hiring (1)Delta County Health Department is HIRING!

Public Health nursing is a great career choice! No weekends or holidays, No on-call shifts, Full-time or part-time positions available.
Care is focused on prevention and education. Immunizations, disease investigation, women's health, and family planning.

See nursing opportunities and more

in our job postings.

The Health Department staff is looking forward to you joining our happy, caring team.


Working together to promote, protect and improve the health and environment for all people of Delta County.

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