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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating 40 years!

Over the last four decades, more than 2 million lives in Colorado have been impacted by the 9Health Fair. What started in 1980 as an innovative way to give people access to lab tests is just as valuable today. As health care costs and confusion rise, 9Health Fairs remain affordable, accessible and convenient. “It’s important for everyone to […]

Colorado’s Chief Medical Officer Joins 9Health

Dr. Tista Ghosh, interim chief medical officer of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, has been named Vice President of Health Strategy at 9Health. Dr. Ghosh plans to hold both roles. “As a preventive medicine physician, I look forward to working with 9Health, a partner to both healthcare and public health in prevention.  […]

How to Overcome Vertigo

You sit up in the morning and the whole room feels like its spinning. You try to get up and lose your balance. If you get strong feelings of dizziness, you could be experiencing vertigo. Over eight million people in the U.S. suffer from the sudden, debilitating, dizzy spells caused by positional vertigo. It’s the […]