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Working together for a healthy community

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Who We Are  

Mesa County Public Health formed in 1948. We work collaboratively to provide Mesa County residents the opportunity to make choices that allow them to live a healthy life.

Our Vision 

Mesa County is a vibrant, caring, connected community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

Our Mission 

Mesa County Public Health works collaboratively to anticipate and respond to conditions that impact the health of residents and visitors.

Our Values 

Wellness, Excellence, Empowerment, Community

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Join our team 

Do you want to work with great people, doing great things for the community?

Check for a list of open positions on our team.


Health is connected to everything 

We are the health strategist for Mesa County.

We use data and partnerships to direct the work.  Read the Community Health Needs Assessment to see our focus areas.


 Read our 2018-2023 Strategic Plan 

We love our community. It is our strategy to improve health outcomes for residents and visitors.  You can also look at how our strategic plan fits into the different areas that impact health.

2018-2023 MCPH Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan Outline

Read about our impact

Our Annual Impact Report showcases all of our programs and their contributions to the community. 

Explore data and insight from each of our teams.

2023 Impact Report

2023 Impact Report Infographic




Our directors

View our organizational structure.

Learn about our Board of Public Health 

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Xavier Crockett, MS

Executive Director 


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Erin Minnerath, MSPH, CIC

Deputy Director

Our leadership team

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Alli Howe

Chief Health Strategist

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Allison Sanchez

Clinic Director

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 Sally Born

Environmental health manager 


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Tara Leach

Executive administration manager

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Justin Davis

Fiscal services manager

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Michelle Trujillo

Grand Valley Connects manager


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 ​​​​​​Amanda Jensen

Nurse-Family Partnership manager

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Erin Andrews

Nurse-Family Partnership manager 

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 Karla Klemm

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) manager

What We're All About

Community Services Building (Public Health)

510 29 1/2 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81504
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am-12:00 pm