The following information is in reference to a SIMULATED incident taking place in Mesa County. This is only a drill. More information about this drill can be found here.
Maria Archuleta, second from left, poses with Grand Junction VA Medical Center staff after a successful delivery of her daughter at the facility’s Emergency Room. Archuleta was sent to the VA Medical Center after she went into labor at the I-70 crash site and all other local medical facilities were full. The VAMC does not normally accept women in labor. (Photo courtesy VA Medical Center)
Updated information will be posted at www.mesacountyjic.com throughout the duration of this incident. Please check this website often to get the latest information. You can also enter your email address on the website to receive email notifications anytime new information is posted.
People in Mesa County can also dial 211 from a landline phone or 970-244-8400 from a mobile phone for the latest information on this incident.
There may be times during critical incidents when first responders need to contact you directly during the emergency. To register your phone number, mobile device and/or email with the Mesa County Emergency Notification System so that you can receive notifications from the 911 dispatch center during critical incidents please visit www.gjcity.org/EmergencyNotifications.