June 15–21, 2020
Health and wellness is always an important focus. During this week, we are reminding men to take control of their health, especially during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The following healthy habits from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding Men’s Health are a great place to start.
- A healthy diet goes a long way. Incorporating various fruits and vegetables into your meals, helps introduce valuable nutrients to your system.
- Staying active is important for your heart and overall health.
- Quitting smoking will boost your health right away and in the long term.
- Learn the signs of stress and anxiety and how to manage both. COVID-19 can be a source of added stress find out what the CDC recommends.
Men should get regular checkups
Many health issues can be asymptomatic. It is important that men take time to visit with their doctors and health care professionals.
- Prepare for your visit with your doctor. Use this list form the CDC to get ready for your next appointment.
- Learn about your family’s health history.
- Heart health is very important. Learn the signs of a heart attack.
- Know the signs of depression and how to seek help when needed.
Show your support with Blue Monday
Blue Monday occurs the first day of Men’s health week every year. According to the Men’s Health Foundation, it “is an international movement to promote men's health engagement, education and advocacy and demonstrate[s] a dedicated interest in men's health.” Wear blue Monday, June 15 to show your support.
CCHA is here to help!
Our care coordinators can help you connect with a provider, assess your needs and help you gain access to resources to support you and your family’s health.
Call CCHA Member Support Services
303-256-1717 | 719-598-1540 | 1-855-627-4685 (TTY 711)
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.