Why Do You Need Health Insurance?

Why do you need health insurance? Open enrollment has started and will run through January 15th, 2020. We talked with Connect for Health Colorado on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, about why you need insurance and the resources available to make shopping for insurance easier. Click here to watch the full episode. Contributed […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Following One Woman’s Journey

“I want people to know that we all get diagnoses or have things that happen to us throughout life that are horrible. However, we can use the diagnosis to reexamine our health, or life, and decide how we want to move forward,” Dr. Michelle Tollefson is choosing to move forward with a positive attitude and […]

Staying Covered as the Seasons Change

Which health insurance plan is right for you? Open enrollment starts November 1st. We talked with Connect for Health Colorado on Health Happens, our weekly Facebook Live show, about shopping for insurance and the resources available to make that process easier. Click here to watch the full episode. Contributed by Monica Caballeros with Connect for […]

HPV Vaccine: The Only One that Prevents Cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) affects about 80 million Americans with an estimated 14 million newly infected each year. It can lead to six types of cancers, “Any areas where there can be sexual contact and exposure to HPV are areas where you can get cancer. Cancers of the mouth and throat and cancers of genitalia,” explains […]

The Flu Vaccine Is Available Now, How you can Get One for FREE

It’s still summer but the flu shot is already available. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that as soon as it’s available, you should get it, “Based on the CDC recommendation, it should last through the whole flu season.” says registered pharmacist Nikki Price who talked to us about the vaccine on our […]

Providing for the Community Year-Round

9Health is committed to providing year-round health education in addition to our regular health fairs in the spring and fall seasons. This year-round effort includes going out into the community to provide free health screenings and education to those that need it. One such recent event involves a partnership with CREA Results and Metro Caring, […]

Mental Health Resources for Teens and Young Adults

About 3.2 million 12 to 17-year-olds have had at least one major depressive episode within the past 12 months, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. For the third installment of our mental health series, for Mental Health Awareness Month, we talked about resources for teens and young adults with the Mental Health Center of Denver and Second […]

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 […]

40 years of 9Health in Leadville

Ever since there have been 9Health Fairs in Colorado, there has been a fair site in Leadville. First started by the Lions Club in that area, the fair is now coordinated by St. Vincent Hospital, “I really consider this the pinnacle of outreach every year, when we do this 9Health Fair,” says St. Vincent Hospital […]