New Roads holds free healthcare event for community

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The Department of Health and Human Services says more plans are available through its Marketplace than ever before.

NEW ROADS, La (BRPROUD) – A free event to inform residents of available health plans through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace is happening on Wednesday in New Roads.

New Roads residents can explore different coverage options and meet with enrollment professionals from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. across from City Hall at 211 West Main Street. Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center, the Louisiana Department of Health, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are hosting the event.

Those unable to attend the event but still interested in having coverage can call 1-(800)-435-2432 or visit the Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education website. Saturday, Jan. 15 is the last day to sign up for open enrollment.

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