9Health Live: Connecting you with experts

9Health is hard at work virtually connecting you with experts, via Facebook, so you can get the answers you need.  This includes segments in Spanish, as well. Currently, 9Health hosts a Facebook Live or posts a Facebook Premiere video every Thursday around 11 am on the 9NEWS and 9Health Fair Facebook Pages.  You can view […]

Breast cancer screening delays during the pandemic

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, we wanted to catch up with doctor, professor, and cancer survivor Michelle Tollefson. She shared her breast cancer journey with us last year. Her cancer was found just one year after she had a perfectly normal mammogram. A lump was found so close to her chest wall that […]

Mental illness awareness and resiliency

Mental illness awareness and resiliency One in five adults in America lives with a mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The first full week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week. It exists to help raise awareness about different mental health conditions and to reduce the stigma. For Mental Illness Awareness […]

Flu season 2020

Reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses, like the flu, is more important than ever this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And, the time to get your flu shot is now. 9Health and Safeway/Albertsons will again be providing free flu shots or flu shot vouchers at 9Health Fairs this fall. You must make an appointment […]

Doc Talk with 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli

Post by Ryan Hecht  with the Arvada Chamber of Commerce On September 30, 2020, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted a Doc Talk, with Dr. Payal Kohli. In partnership with 9Health, this free webinar covered a number of questions related to COVID-19, including steps businesses and individuals need to take to stay safe and updates on […]

What to expect at 9Health Fairs this fall

9Health Fairs are back! After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of 9Health Fairs in the spring, 9Health is pleased to be able to offer health fairs this fall. Due to the pandemic, the fall 9Health Fairs will look a little different and will have safeguards in place outlined by the Centers for Disease Control […]

Time to prepare for Medicare’s annual enrollment period

The annual enrollment period for Medicare starts next month on October, 15th. For those that qualify, it’s time to start preparing and planning to figure out your best coverage. 9Health talked with Dr. Robert Morris, the chief medical officer for Well Advised, to sort through all you need to know about Medicare. 9Health has partnered […]

9Health Your Way

Health and wellbeing have never been more important than now during the COVID-19 pandemic and that’s why 9Health has revamped its offerings to bring preventive screenings to you in new ways.  With 9Health, you can access preventive health screenings your way with options at 9Health Fairs, Quest Diagnostics Patient Service Centers, or in the comfort of your […]

Recovery Month – substance use treatment resources in Colorado

National Recovery Month is recognized every September to increase awareness and understanding of substance use and mental health disorders, and celebrate those in recovery. 9Health partnered with the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health for a Facebook Live to bring together several experts from recovery organizations across Colorado. We talked with several […]

Diabetes prevention and knowing your risk

You can now do some 9Health preventive screenings from home, including one for hemoglobin A1C to access your risk for diabetes. We talked with 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli, and the YMCA of Metro Denver about why prevention is vital right now. The YMCA offers a Diabetes Prevention Program. Once you know your risk of […]