Enrollment events lead up to Feb. 15 insurance Market Place deadline

By Shane Nicholson
Copy Editor

Deadline to enroll for 2015 Market Place insurance coverage is fast approaching.

Those seeking medical coverage via Get Covered Illinois, the state’s official health care coverage marketplace, have until Feb. 15 to apply to avoid a fine for 2015.

Winnebago County Health Department offers free assistance for those looking to register at their Walk-in Enrollment Center, 555 N. Court St., Suite 204, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. Additional hours are also available by calling (815) 720-4247.

In addition, Winnebago and Boone counties will host community enrollment events at the following locations:

Boone County Health Department, 1204 Logan Ave., Belvidere

Feb. 7 — 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Feb. 14 — 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Belvidere Community Center, 111 W. First St., Belvidere

Feb. 7 — 4-7 p.m.

Feb. 8 — 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry-Capron, 200 S. Fifth St., Capron

Feb. 10 — 8 a.m.-noon

Ida Library, 320 N. State St., Belvidere

Feb. 10 — 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Feb. 12 — 3:30-5:30 p.m.

OSF Belvidere, 1954 Gateway Center Drive, Belvidere

Feb. 9 — 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Winnebago County Health Department, 555 N. Court St., Rockford

Feb. 14 — 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Feb. 15 — 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cherry Valley Library, 755 E. State St., Cherry Valley

Feb. 10 — 4-6 p.m.

OSF Rock Cut, 9951 Rock Cut Crossing, Loves Park

Feb. 9 — 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, 5666 E. State St., Rockford

Feb. 15 — 9 a.m.-11 p.m.

Rock River Valley Pantry, 420 S. Rockton Ave., Rockford

Thursday, Feb. 12 — 1-4 p.m.

RPL Main Branch Library, 215 N. Wyman St., Rockford

Feb. 10 — noon to 2 p.m.

RPL Rock River Branch Library, 3128 11th St., Rockford

Feb. 11 — noon to 2 p.m.

RPL Rockton Centre Branch Library, 3112 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford

Feb. 12 — 1-4 p.m.

For more information, call (815) 720-4330 or visit getcoveredillinois.gov.

Posted Feb. 6, 2015

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