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Roger Corliss, community member and cancer survivor,
shares how
early detection screens can save your life.

University of Colorado Health includes Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora and Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs.

It also includes Colorado Health Medical Group, formerly Poudre Valley Medical Group, which has a network of clinics throughout northern Colorado and southern Wyoming, including Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, Estes Park and Cheyenne.

In northern Colorado, University of Colorado Health, which includes Poudre Valley Hospital, Medical Center of the Rockies and Colorado Health Medical Group, demonstrates local, community leadership by providing community outreach and participating in a broad range of initiatives and programs aimed at keeping you healthy.

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In the past five years, UC Health has given an average of $3.4 million per year in northern Colorado for community health and improvement services and an average of $2.5 million per year in community sponsorships to other tax-exempt organizations.

It is important for UC Health to step in when our community needs it most, from natural disasters like flooding and the High Park Fire to making the healthy choice the easy choice in our hospitals.

Community leadership to improve health and wellness

  • More than 34,700 elementary students and adults representing 80 northern Colorado schools participated in the Healthy Kids Club Schools on the Move Challenge in 2013.

  • In 2012, Healthy Kids Club sponsored 22 school-based walkathon's and raised more than $210,000 with $41,000 designated to support health and wellness initiatives.
  • The Nurse Is In holds blood pressure clinics in various northern Colorado locations to make sure adults have easy access to this life-saving screening; they screened over 760 people in 2012.
  • In 2013, UCHealth North launched a men's health event series called March MAN-ness to promote the importance of disease prevention and early detection screenings.

 

Caring about keeping you comfortable and safe

  • In 2012, the school-based Strap & Snap Bicycle Safety Education Program provided training to over 2,800 elementary students in the Thompson and Poudre School Districts.

  • The cancer massage program is specialized to promote relief of the physical and emotional impacts of cancer and cancer treatment.

  • The Hospital-Based Car Seat Fit Station provides over 850 car seat consultations per year to parents of newborns prior to hospital discharge.

 

Leading in evidence-based programs

 

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