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 […]


Healthy Memorial Day Recipes for Your Specific Health Needs

After each health fair, our Health and Wellness Team, comprised of medical professionals, call people whose results indicate a critical or alert status. What this means is one or more of their baseline levels (think cholesterol, thyroid, Hemoglobin A1c) is so far out-of-range that they need to seek medical treatment immediately. In the last month, […]


3 Tips for an Amazing 9Health Fair Experience

Coloradans sure know how to own their health – and we couldn’t be more proud! Nearly 50,000 people attended a 9Health Fair in 2017. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to get real with your health – register now to attend a 9Health Fair this spring! Insider Tips As you prepare for your 9Health Fair […]


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 […]


True or False: Ignorance is bliss.

Taking a deep dive into your health can be a bit intimidating. Many people want to live in ignorance for fear of discovering something scary about their health. But, what if you could avoid scary health issues? Remember, early detection is key. And for many people, their health results are confirmation that their health is […]


Are You Safely Handling Your Food?

Guest Blog by Jason Bray, Executive Chef at J Street Food Truck We all worry about food safety practices and cleanliness when we eat out. What would you do if you discovered that your favorite local eatery received a poor health inspection? Never go back? Always worry about getting sick when eating there? Keeping Your […]


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 […]


Colorado’s Cottage Foods Law – What You Need to Know

Have you been intrigued by the urban homesteader trend taking over the metro area? Maybe you bought a few backyard chickens… that led to composting, which led to a nice a little productive garden. And now you have more eggs and vegetables than you can eat. If you’re considering selling your harvest, it might not […]


Why You Need to Care About Your Health Finances

Want more money in your savings account? We all do. Probably the best way to save yourself a lot of that hard-earned dough is to stay healthy. Look at these staggering statistics: According to a report on Health Care Spending in 2012, per capita health spending for females was $8,315, about 23 percent more than […]