Free Health Care Screenings Provided to Clevelanders at Affordable Care for a Healthy Cleveland on November 9th

On Saturday, November 9th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Mayor Frank G. Jackson will welcome all Cleveland residents to Affordable Care for a Healthy Cleveland at the Public Auditorium for a day of free health care screenings and a chance to learn about the benefits and requirements of enrolling in a health care plan through the Affordable Care Act.

The free health care screenings that will be available during Affordable Care for a Healthy Cleveland includes: dental screenings from 10:00 am – 12:00 p.m., glucose testing, blood pressure checks, sickle cell testing, lead screenings, HIV tests, and flu shots. These services will be available to all ages for the duration of the event and there are no requirements to participate.

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In addition to the free health care screenings, residents will be able to learn about the benefits and requirements of enrolling in a health care plan through the Affordable Care Act. At this event, Navigators and Certified Application Counselors will be on hand to help residents understand the process of enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace, the health care options that are available, and how to connect to community resources for additional assistance in enrolling for coverage.

Residents should remember to bring information about income, family size, current doctors and health insurance and current health needs. With this information and a valid email address, residents can register with the Health Insurance Marketplace and receive information about how to complete the enrollment process.

Free parking will be available at the Willard garage and there will be plenty of fun activities for kids!

 

WHO:                  

Mayor Frank G. Jackson, City of Cleveland

Councilman Joe Cimperman, Ward 3

Director Karen Butler, Cleveland Department of Public Health

Monica Robins, WKYC-TV

WHAT:

Affordable Care for a Healthy Cleveland: Family Health Care Day

WHEN:

Saturday, November 9

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 WHERE:

Public Auditorium, 500 Lakeside Avenue

Mayor Jackson thanks all the current partners for this event: Cleveland Department of Public Health; the City’s Departments of Aging and Public Works; WKYC-TV; Cuyahoga Health Access Partnership; MetroHealth; MedWorks; United Pastors in Mission; United Way 2-1-1; Cleveland Food Bank; Benjamin Rose Institute; Cleveland Public Library; Asian Services in Action, Inc.; Fairhill Partners; Cleveland Young Professional Senate; Carmella Rose Health Foundation; GCRTA; The Free Clinic; Neighborhood Family Practice; Linking Employment Abilities and Potential (LEAP); Ohio Senior Health Insurance Program; NEON; National Association of Health Underwriters; The Word Church

About Daniel Williams

City of Cleveland, Ohio, Director of Media Relations

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