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 […]

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 […]

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 at a Quest Diagnostics Patient Service Center, 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 […]

Developing a vaccine for COVID-19

August is Immunization Awareness Month, so we thought what better time to talk about the most talked about vaccine right now, the one for COVID-19. We talked with 9Health Expert, Dr. Payal Kohli, and Dr. Thomas Cambpell, an infectious disease physician at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and the CU School of Medicine on Facebook […]

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 […]

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 […]