Gimme 5ive August


The Gimme 5ive campaign aims to raise awareness of proactive steps that men and women can take every month in an effort to provide early detection and/or prevention of common cancers and other diseases.

Gimme 5ive Health Focus for August:   
Annual Wellness Exams

  1. Listen:
    • Read about two Colorado individuals who received an early diagnosis because of a regular visit to their provider:
      • Read Joe’s story here
      • Read Pam’s story here

  2. Learn:
    • Regular health screenings are an important factor in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Potential problems can be identified at earlier stages which can lead to increased success rates in treatment and cures.
    • Screenings vary by gender and life stage. Family history and lifestyle also play a role in which screenings you should receive. Check with a primary care provider about the appropriate screenings for you. Learn more:

  3. Do:
    • Sign up to receive a biometric screening courtesy of UCHealth and the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, September 7th between 10 p.m. and 2 p.m. at the Pepsi Center. The first 100 individuals to register will receive a free screen. Additional screenings above and beyond the first 100 will be available at $35/each. To pre-register and for more information, click here: UCHealth and DenverNuggets

  4. Pledge:
    • Pledge to make an appointment with a primary care provider this month and complete the recommended screenings for your age and gender.

  5. Share:
    • Connect with 5 family members and make sure you are each are aware of family health/any issues that have impacted parents, grandparents, siblings, etc.

Past Gimme 5ive Awareness Month