9Health Launches New Program “9Health Neighbors”
Denver, Colo. — March 27, 2020 — 9Health, the largest volunteer-driven, nonprofit health wellness and prevention effort in the country, has launched a new program, 9Health Neighbors, to provide answers to your health questions and a simple human connection during the new coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. The 9Health Neighbors are dedicated 9Health medical volunteers who are there to help local Coloradans with their health questions, connect with the public and inspire people with positive and local stories.
For more than 40 years, 9NEWS and 9Health have maintained a partnership focused on keeping Colorado healthy through preventive care and health awareness. 9Health will continue to advance this health awareness effort across Colorado and provide people with the tools they need to take responsibility for their own health.
“With the help of our long-time 9Health medical volunteers, we are able to help Coloradoans find the answers they need, reduce their stress and share additional resources that are relevant to their needs.” said Gary Drews, 9Health President and CEO. “During this trying time, we continue to provide resources to our communities to ensure we support our neighbors.”
The 9Health Neighbors program consists of 9Health Medical Neighbors and 9Health Good News Neighbors. For those who have a health or medical question, you can call 303-698-4455 x2005 to leave a message with a 9Health Medical Neighbor and you will receive a call within 24 hours. The 9Health Good News Neighbors find positive and uplifting stories from their own communities to share with the public during this difficult time. 9Health Neighbors are here to be a resource for our communities, build a connection and inspire Coloradans to share their stories.
9Health, a 501c-3 community non-profit, has impacted over 2 million people in its 40-year history with health and wellness tools such as preventive health screenings, evidence-based, objective health education and eTools, as well as resources for every day in your health journey. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, its mission is to raise health awareness and provide people with the tools they need to take responsibility for their health. The largest volunteer-driven, nonprofit effort in the nation holds unique endorsements from the Colorado Medical Society, the Colorado Nurses Association and the Colorado Hospital Association.