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Fulton in All-Out Push to Get Citizens Signed-up for Health Coverage | Print |

According to the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, health insurance coverage is a major determinant of access to health care. The agency also concludes the uninsured with chronic health conditions are substantially less likely to make regular clinic or doctor visits, relying instead on emergency room care for treatment.

 Working to improve health outcomes all of residents, Fulton County Government is providing opportunities for persons to get help enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace. The sessions listed below are a collaborative effort between the Fulton Cooperative Extension, Atlanta Fulton Public Library System (AFPLS), Health and Wellness and Human Services departments and our community partners.

  • Thursday, March 13, Noon - 4 p.m., Central Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, 404-730-1875
  • Saturday, March 15, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Masjid Al-Muminun for Taleem, 1127 Hank Aaron Drive SW, Atlanta 30315
  • Saturday, March 15, 10 a.m., Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Road SW, Atlanta 30311
  • Sunday, March 16, 10 a.m., Emmaus Rd. Missionary Baptist Church, 3725 Flat Shoals Rd., College Park 30349
  • Tuesday, March 18, noon - 2 p.m., Central Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, 404-730-1875
  • Thursday, March 20, noon - 4 p.m., Central Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, 404-730-1875
  • Thursday, March 20, noon & 6 p.m., South Atlanta High School, 800 Hutchens Rd. SE, Atlanta, GA 30354
  • Friday, March 21, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Central Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, 404-332-2400
  • Tuesday, March 25, noon - 2 p.m., Central Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, 404-730-1875
  • Thursday, March 27, noon - 4 p.m., Central Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, 404-730-1875

There is a more complete list of sign-up event locations throughout metro Atlanta at www.getcoveredamerica.org. Health experts confirm that timely, appropriate and regular health care helps people prevent illness, manage chronic conditions and avoid exacerbation or complications of those conditions.

 
 

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