When Can You Buy Insurance?

Open Enrollment has closed. Luckily, Coloradans can still buy 2019 health insurance under certain scenarios, also known as Life Change Events”. If you experience one of these events, you have a 60-day window to buy or change your plan, known as a Special Enrollment Period. If you experience any of the events below, you may […]

Mental health benefits of laughter and exercise

Is laughter really the best medicine? What about exercise? As part of our educational series for Mental Health Awareness Month, we covered both things and talked about how they can improve your mental health and overall health. We all know exercise is good for our bodies, but it is good for our minds as well, […]

Stroke Awareness Month – Do you know the signs of a stroke?

Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the US and the number one cause of disability yet only a third of Americans know the signs of a stroke, “All Americans can tell you what a heart attack feels like and can tell you all the signs and symptoms but a stroke, not so […]

Mental Health Awareness Month – Resources in Colorado

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and throughout May 9Health will use Facebook Live to feature different mental health topics and connect you to resources in Colorado. We talked to two different organizations that help fill the gap of mental health care in our state – Spark the Change Colorado and Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners. […]

Nutrition and Mental Health

We always hear “you are what you eat” and that we should eat healthy. Nutrition is a pillar of prevention and now there is evidence that exists that suggests diet is just as important to mental health as it is to physical health. A healthy diet is protective, and an unhealthy diet is unprotective and […]

Have you attended a 9Health Fair? It’s results time!

  Congratulations on owning your health and attending a 9Health Fair this spring! If you haven’t attended yet there are just three more, click here for details, or see below. Getting regular screenings for common health concerns, even if you have no symptoms, can help detect problems early and help you benefit from easier and more effective treatment. […]

Final days of the 9Health Fair

Each year, thousands of people take their health into their own hands and attend a 9Health Fair. Over the last 40 years, 9Health has hosted nearly 5,000 fairs and helped over 2 million people in Colorado. There are just a few more days to go to a 9Health Fair this spring, you can see a […]

Save money and your life with the 9Health Fair

9Health is about prevention and advancing health awareness by providing the tools we all need to take responsibility for our own health. The 9Health Fairs deliver on the mission of providing preventive health care screenings and this weekend is really your last chance to get to a fair. You can find a list of the […]

Free oral health check plus other preventive screenings

Many people go to the 9Health Fair to get the low-cost blood screenings but there are also over 20 free screenings, and one of those is for oral health. It’s not just about teeth, poor oral hygiene can also lead to other health problems, “Oral health is linked to overall health and some chronic diseases […]