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Enroll for health insurance at ‘Super Saturday’ Dec. 14

December 5, 2013

In-Person Assisters at 13 community organizations will answer questions, help you get insurance

TACOMA, Wash. - Want insurance coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2014? Then come to “Super Saturday,” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 13 organizations throughout the county. The event is just in time for the Dec. 15 deadline.

In-Person Assisters will answer questions and help you enroll at these locations:

South Sound Outreach
1106 Martin Luther King Jr Way
(253) 593-2111

Community Health Care
East Tanbara Health Center
1708 E 44th Street
(253) 722-2154

Hilltop Regional Health Center
1202 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
(253) 722-2154

Lakewood Library
6300 Wildaire Rd. SW
(253) 847-2304

Planned Parenthood
1515 Martin Luther King Jr. Way Tacoma, WA 98405
(206) 320-7610

Planned Parenthood (Puyallup)
702 30th Ave. SW
(206) 320-7610

Sea Mar Community Health Care
2121 S 19th St.
(855) 289-4503

Sea Mar Community Health Care (Puyallup)
10217 125th St. Court E
(855) 289-4503

Asia Pacific Cultural Center
4851 South Tacoma Way
(253) 383-3900

Eatonville Family Agency
305 W. Center St.
(360) 832-6805

Brown Tones Productions/HELP
Bethlehem Baptist Church
4818 Portland Ave.
(253) 238-3642

Korean Women’s Association
123 East 96th St.
(253) 535-4202

AARTH Ministry
Roosevelt Heights Church
4819 South 12th St.

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department organized the “Super Saturday” event with the support of the participating organizations. The Health Department is one of 10 lead organizations that the Washington Health Benefits Exchange selected to train and coordinate local in-person assisters. Through various community agencies, Pierce County residents can get one-on-one support that will allow those who are not likely to use a website or call center to learn about their options and enroll in health coverage.

In October, 6,306 Pierce County residents signed up for health insurance. Of these, 5,786 were Medicaid eligible. Open enrollment continues through March, 2014. Those who are eligible for Medicaid can enroll any time.

For more information on getting health insurance, visit www.tpchd.org/healthcarereform.

Contacts:
Edie Jeffers, Communications Manager, (253) 798-2853, ejeffers@tpchd.org
Kayla Scrivner, Community Liaison, (253) 798-2883, kscrivner@tpchd.org

About Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department: Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department's mission is to safeguard and enhance the health of the communities of Pierce County. As part of this effort, the Health Department tackles known and emerging health risks through policy, programs, and treatment in order to protect public health. Learn more at www.tpchd.org.

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