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ACA enrollment events scheduled for February

Published: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 10:56 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 11:02 p.m. CDT

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Department of Health has scheduled the next enrollment event for information on insurance options through the Affordable Care Act from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 8.

It will be hosted by Family Alliance Inc., 2028 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock. Residents can make an appointment online at www.mcdh.info or call 815-334-4510 to speak to a trained navigator. Walk-ins are welcome.

Informational presentations are being offered at these locations during February:

• 7 p.m. Tuesday – Johnsburg Public Library, 3000 N. Johnsburg Road, McHenry

• 7 p.m. Feb. 11 – Algonquin Public Library, 2600 Harnish Drive 

• 7 p.m. Feb. 27 – Crystal Lake Public Library, 126 W. Paddock St. (call to register at 815-459-1687)

Items to bring to appointments include a list of questions, date of birth, social security numbers for those needing coverage in your household, source of income and whether your employer offers health insurance and your eligibility. 

MCDH partners with “Be Covered,” a grassroots organization dedicated to engage, educate and enroll the uninsured.

In addition to providing a bilingual website, informational materials and a text campaign, “Be Covered Illinois” has also launched a bilingual consumer education hotline (1-888-809-2796) available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, visit www.BeCoveredIllinois.org.

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