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The Health & Wellness subject guide has links to information about a variety of health related topics including nutrition, exercise, alternative therapies, and diseases.

Health & Wellness at Your Library

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Health & Wellness subject guide!

 

 

Take a look around at the wide range of health information available through the library and on the Internet.

 

If you believe you may have a serious health condition,

please seek the advice of a health care professional.

 

If you are experiencing a health emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Health & Wellness

Affordable Care Act-Link to Page

Want to learn more about the Affordable Care Act?

(also known as Obamacare)

 

·        Contact Information for Colorado resources

·        Videos

·        Timelines

·        Important terms

 

Click on this link to be redirected to the ACA Page

 

Local Health Events

 

 

9Health Fair

9Health Fair is Colorado's largest volunteer-driven, non-profit health fair program that serves 100,000 people at 170 statewide 9Health Fair locations each year.

 

 

 

NCMC Community Wellness Programs

North Colorado Medical Center offers a variety of classes and health events. Wellness Services offers low-cost blood screenings open to community members; some immunizations are also available upon request and availability. Open labs are held on the second  and fourth Wednesdays of every month from 7:00am to 8:45 a.m. To schedule an appointment, call (970) 350-6633 at least 24-hours in advance. 

 

Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment

The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment offers a variety of educational classes, screening and intervention programs.

 

Tobacco Free Weld          

Tobacco Free Weld is putting together Tobacco Cessation Classes. For more information call  970-304-6470 ext 2386.

Free resources are also available through the Colorado QuitlineThe Colorado QuitLine is a FREE online service available to Colorado residents 15 years of age and over. When you become a member, you get special tools, a support team of coaches, research-based information, and a community of others trying to become tobacco free. Their expert coaches can talk to you about overcoming common barriers, such as dealing with stress, fighting cravings, coping with irritability, and controlling weight gain.

We also offer a free telephone service, so you can speak to a coach in person, if you would prefer. Through the telephone program you can receive a supply of patches too. Call the QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669.

Women's Wellness Connection

The Women's Wellness Connection program offers free mammograms and pap tests to qualifying women with limited income or limited insurance 40 to 64 years of age, with emphasis on women age 50 to 64. The goal of the program, and its staff, is to reduce breast and cervical cancer mortality through the promotion of compliance with routine screening guidelines, and timely, diagnostic evaluation.

 

North Colorado Health Alliance Mobile Unit-December 2016

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