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    Feb 24, 2014 | Read More News
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    Cover Pima County! Saturday, March 1, 2014 will feature as many as 14 convenient locations throughout Pima County to provide FREE help for community members to sign up for health insurance.  none

    The Pima County Health Department and its community partners are taking part in a massive statewide effort (Cover Arizona) on Saturday, March 1 to help families sign up for health insurance.

    “Cover Pima County!” will feature several sites throughout Tucson where visitors can talk with health insurance professionals and enrollment specialist about signing up for health insurance.

    On March 1, all locations will have representatives available to answers questions, help with completing the enrollment application for the Marketplace or AHCCCS, or make an appointment for a more convenient day.

    Assistance is free and provided in partnership with the Pima County Health Department, in collaboration with the Association of Health Underwriters, Carondelet Health Network, Chicanos Por La Causa, El Rio Community Health Center, Marana Health Center, Northwest Medical Center, Oro Valley Hospital, Pima Community Access Program, Tucson Medical Center, Tucson Urban League, St. Elizabeth’s Health Center, United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, and University of Arizona Rural Health Center.

    Times and locations are as follows:

    Pima County Wheeler Taft Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive, 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    •    English only
    •    Free wi-fi, bring a laptop

    Marana Health Center Main Clinic, 13395 N. Marana Main Street, Marana, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    •    Enter through Quick Care entrance
    •    Se habla español

    Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Road, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    •    Health screenings available
    •    English and multiple Asian languages available

    Tucson Medical Center, 5301 E. Grant Road, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    •    West entrance at Children’s Emergency Department
    •    By appointment only
    •    Se habla español
    •    Free wi-fi, bring a laptop

    Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital, 350 N. Wilmot Road, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    •    Basement auditorium
    •    Se habla español

    Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    •    John Miles Community Room
    •    Se habla español
    •    Free wi-fi, bring a laptop

    El Rio Health Center, call for an appointment 520-309-3111
    •    Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., evening appointments available
    •    Se habla español

    Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital, 1601 W. St. Mary’s Road, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    •    Heritage, 6th floor central
    •    Se habla español

    Chicanos Por La Causa Community Center, 250 N. Silverbell Road, 10 a.m. – 2p.m.
    •    Behind Casa de Encanto Apartment Complex
    •    Se habla español

    Pima County Mission Library, 3770 S. Mission Road, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    •    Se habla español
    •    Free wi-fi, bring a laptop

    Tucson Urban League, 2305 S. Park Avenue, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    •    Angel Center Computer Lab
    •    Se habla español
    •    Free wi-fi, bring a laptop

    U of A Medical Center, South Campus, 2800 E. Ajo Way, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    •    Behavioral Health Pavilion Lobby
    •    Se habla español
    •    Free wi-fi, bring a laptop

    Pima County Valencia Library, 202 W. Valencia Road, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    •    Small conference room
    •    Se habla español
    •    Free wi-fi, bring a laptop

    United Way, 1151 S. La Cañada, #214, Green Valley, 9 am. – 12 p.m.