What You Need to Know About Open Enrollment

By Kevin Patterson Chief Executive Officer Connect for Health Colorado On November 1, we launched our fifth Open Enrollment Period with encouraging call volume and traffic on our enrollment site. Open Enrollment is the only time each year when Coloradans who buy their own health coverage can renew or change their health insurance plan for the […]


Healthy Tips for Balancing Family, School, and Work

By Julia Reinisch, Writer and Editor at Colorado Christian University This is an article written by Colorado Christian University. While the article is focused on adult learners, we share it with you because many of the same tips apply to traditional undergraduate students, volunteers, parents, and working professionals. If you’re like most adults, you have […]


What Are Your Beliefs Around Fate?

According to a Washington Times article, over half the country believes in fate. Are you one of them? We’re not here to tell you one way or the other what you should believe, but we have to admit, when we hear the stories of people who take advantage of 9Health Fair, you sometimes have to […]


Opioid Safety Starts With You

By Suzi Stolte, Director of Marketing and Communications JP Prescription Drug Awareness Foundation The call came late on a Saturday night – come quickly, something’s wrong. Pulling into the parking lot of the apartment complex, the flashing lights from multiple emergency vehicles were blinding. As we dashed up the stairs to the second floor, the […]


3 Tips for an Amazing 9Health Fair Experience

Coloradans are owning their health in great numbers this spring – and we couldn’t be more proud! Nearly 10,000 people have already attended a 9Health Fair, and there are still plenty of locations across the state to choose from! So what are you waiting for? It’s time to get real with your health – register […]


Make Filing Your Taxes More Meaningful with 9Health Fair

If you’re one of those people who procrastinate about filing their taxes (and let’s face it, there are a lot of us!), you might like to learn of a unique and charitable way to make filing your tax returns more palatable! Checkoff Colorado is a simple way to help nonprofits around the state, including 9Health […]


Indulging in Easter While Staying on Track with Your Health Goals

For many of us, the Easter tradition includes Easter egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and other candy. The reason a rabbit and candy have become a tradition is a topic for another day (and another blog). But, we can help you stay on track with your health no matter what holiday or candy you […]


How To Talk With Your Kids About Colorado’s Retail Marijuana

Guest Blog by Good to Know As marijuana-related events start to pop up across the state throughout April, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) wants to make sure you have the information you need to be able to talk with the young people in your life about marijuana. Talking with youth about […]


How Negotiating Can Improve Your Healthcare Costs

Did you know you can negotiate your healthcare bills? Many people don’t know this. They put off important procedures and office visits because they think they can’t afford treatment. No need to do that anymore. Below, we’ll explain exactly how you can negotiate your costs to save you money and help you get the care […]


Supporting Community Outreach Through Your Health

It all started with some bruising. There was no real reason for it, yet the bruises were happening anyway. It was often enough for Denise Chambers to begin to wonder if she should have it looked at. The Discovery of a Rare Cancer As it turns out, the bruising was indicating a serious problem. Denise, […]