Kids’ health and back to school during a pandemic

Back to school sure looks a lot different this year, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some kids are going back to school in person, remotely, or some combination of the two. At the same time, COVID-19 cases in kids are going up. We talked with the Deputy Superintendent of Academics from Denver Public Schools, Tamara […]

From weight gain to our relationships – how the pandemic has changed our lives

Have you gained the “quarantine 15?” or the “COVID-19”? The pandemic has completely changed our lives, from weight gain to our relationships, and more. We talked with 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli, and Jason Youngblood a licensed professional counselor from Cigna, about the effects of the pandemic on our lives. Click or tap here to watch the […]

Navigate Medicare with a free online tool

Medicare plan selection has traditionally been a complicated process. There are more than 3,000 coverage combinations, and surprisingly, most people using Medicare are not enrolled in their best plan option: They either do not have enough coverage, or they are paying too much for the coverage they do have. 9Health has partnered with Well Advised, […]

End of summer travel tips during COVID-19

We are in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is still summer and before it’s over maybe you’re trying to plan some kind of vacation. That is extra challenging right now, especially for those that are older or those with underlying health conditions. We talked with 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli and Dr. […]

What it’s like to get a COVID-19 antibody test

Wonder what it is like to get a COVID-19 antibody test? 9Health staff member, Marla Rodriguez, shared her experience getting the test done and 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli, answered questions about antibody testing on Facebook Live. You can now get a COVID-19 antibody test through 9Health Fair at Quest Diagnostics Patient Service Centers along […]

Own your health: COVID-19 antibody testing and preventive screenings

The spring 9Health Fairs may have been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but now we have partnered with Quest Diagnostics to provide a way for you to receive many of the preventive blood screenings you’d normally find at a 9Health Fair, plus COVID-19 antibody testing. By getting the COVID-19 antibody test you can help […]

Are you at risk for sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is a serious disorder in which someone starts and stops breathing repeatedly while they sleep. Untreated sleep apnea can lead to serious complications like high blood pressure, pulmonary hypertension, and even increase your risk of car accidents. One way to check your risk right now is with our free online assessment – click […]

Reduce your risk for heart complications

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is even more important for all of us to take care of our overall health and pay attention to risk factors for chronic conditions. 9Health has developed free online risk assessments so you can see where you stand. […]

Older Adults and Increased Risk for COVID-19

In the months since we all learned about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in March, many things have changed about the way we live, work, and play. The global pandemic has certainly changed everyday life from going to the grocery store to visiting family and friends and especially monitoring our health and seeking medical care. If […]

Reducing your risk and preventing diabetes during a pandemic

9Health is all about prevention and while it is always important to take care of your overall health and pay attention to risk factors for chronic conditions, it is even more important now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the novel coronavirus, new attention is being given to preexisting or underlying conditions. Diabetes is one […]