Posted: 02/13/2015 - The deadline to enroll in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is Sunday, February 15th. Peak Vista is helping people through the process, either by phone or in-person. To make an appointment, call 719-632-5700. You can also call the Connect For Health Colorado hotline at 855-752-6749. Click on the link for more information.
Posted: 02/11/2015 - If you are the victim of identity theft this tax season, you will want to continue to file your tax return. Contact your police department to file a report. Also, file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission by calling 877-438-4338. You will also want to contact one of the three major credit bureaus to have a fraud alert placed on your records. The IRS has a special identity protection team that can help you. Just call 800-908-4490.
Updated: 02/16/2015 - The wild winter weather in the Northeast is causing hundreds of flight delays and cancelations. If you're traveling, or picking someone up from the airport, you'll want to check the flight status. To check at DIA: http://www.flydenver.com/flights To check at Colorado Springs Airport: http://flycos.coloradosprings.gov/transportation/colorado-springs-airport/flight-information/colorado-springs-airport-cos-real-time
Posted: 02/05/2015 - Anthem says that account information for 80 million of its members has been compromised in a massive data breach. They will be notifying customers whose information was stolen in the coming weeks. In the meantime, they have put together a website to help answer questions. Just click on the link.
Posted: 02/04/2015 - WHAT: The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement in Colorado Springs is giving you and your friends the perfect Girls Night Out! Join us in the fight against heart disease as we Go Red for Women and celebrate with a Drop Red Gorgeous Fashion Show emceed by Tammy Oakland (KLITE 106.3) and Christine Rapp (KKTV 11News) and featuring local heart survivors. Giveaways, heart health information, prizes and special deals! WHO: The American Heart Association, Macy’s and Chapel Hills Mall WHERE: Chapel Hills Mall Macy’s 1710 Briargate Blvd. Colorado Springs, CO WHEN: February 6, 2014, 5:00 p.m.-6:30p.m. WHY: More than 627,000 women’s lives have been saved, but the fight is far from over. Heart disease and stroke kills 1 in 3 women – it affects more women than men and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. But the strength of mothers, sisters, daughters and friends fighting side by side is more powerful than any killer. It’s time to shout louder, stand stronger and demand change. Together, we can end heart disease. Women Go Red. Additional Visit GoRedForWomen.org to learn how you can join the fight to end heart disease in Information: women. The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and Merck & Co., Inc., with additional support from our cause supporters Chapel Hills Mall
Posted: 02/04/2015 - American Heart Association encouraging everyone to Speak Red, Wear Red and Go Red for Women on National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 6, 2015 DENVER –The American Heart Association is asking women is asking the women of Colorado to participate in the Annual Wear Red Day on Friday, February 6, 2015, to make ending heart disease a reality. It gives women and men everywhere a way to show their dedication and support of the cause, and empowers them to take action for their health. Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of Americans, taking the life of one in three each year. This means women like you — mothers, sisters, grandmothers, aunts, friends — are dying at the rate of one per minute because they don’t know what you know: heart disease kills. It’s time to shout louder, stand stronger and demand change. The American Heart Association asks that women Speak Red, Wear Red, and Go Red for Women on National Wear Red Day. Go Red For Women believes that by bringing women together, they are empowered to bring a voice to this silent killer to help save lives. Women can listen to what their hearts are telling them, wear red on National Wear Red Day and spread the word to their friends and community about making the right choices and taking action. Wear Red Day is an important part of the Go Red For Women goal to build awareness and urge women to take concrete actions to reduce their risk of heart disease, and to raise necessary funds for research and education. By joining with hundreds of other individuals and organizations taking part in Wear Red Day, you can help us continue our efforts. Join the fight against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women. Wear red, raise awareness, and learn to love your heart throughout the year by actively adopting heart-healthy habits and spreading the word. Women can wear red in support of the cause, learn more about their personal risk of heart disease, get involved with local events and register for a free red dress pin at GoRedForWomen.org or www.facebook.com/ahadenver. About Go Red For Women Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association’s national movement, created by women, for women, dedicated to uncovering the truth about women and heart disease: heart disease can kill you or a woman you love. With more women dying of cardiovascular disease than the next three causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer, we are committed to fighting this No. 1 killer that is preventable. The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and Merck & Co., Inc, with additional support from our cause sponsors. About the American Heart Association The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Our mission is to build healthier lives by preventing, treating and defeating these diseases – America’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers. We fund cutting-edge research, conduct lifesaving public and professional educational programs, and advocate to protect public health. To learn more or join us in helping all Americans, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or visit www.heart.org