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9Health postpones spring health fairs across Colorado

The decision comes amid the growing public interest in the new coronavirus, COVID-19. The fairs are typically held in late March through early May

DENVER — Editor's note: The following is a news release distributed by 9Health. 

9Health, the largest volunteer-driven, nonprofit health wellness and prevention effort in the country, has postponed the spring 9Health fairs as a proactive measure to its ongoing commitment to keep Colorado healthy amid the growing public interest in the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

The spring 9Health Fairs, hosted in late March through early May across Colorado, will be postponed to a later date in 2020.  

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.

“We are moving swiftly and thoughtfully to ensure we continue to play a leading role in keeping Colorado healthy,” said Gary Drews, 9Health president and CEO. “In collaboration with 9NEWS, we are implementing several initiatives and tools to empower the public to make informed decisions about their health.”

The staff is actively seeking alternative screening methods so that 9Health Fair attendees can continue to be health aware. 9Health Expert Dr. Payal Kohli will keep the community informed by offering facts and tips to stay healthy through 9NEWS platforms and 9HealthFair.org.

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. 

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Check the 9Health Fair website for updates.

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