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SOURCE Representative Nydia M. Velazquez
New Yorkers to Learn How to Sign Up for Affordable Care Act
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, October 19th, Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY) will join local medical and community groups to host a community health fair. In addition to providing free medical services such as flu shots and blood pressure monitoring, the event will educate New Yorkers about how the new health care reform law can benefit individuals, families and small businesses.
Experts familiar with the system can help New Yorkers learn how to enroll for health care in the new insurance marketplace or "exchange" that was established under the Affordable Care Act. Other experts will provide valuable information on important health care resources locally available for low-income and working families.
WHEN: Saturday, October 19th 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Magnet School for Communication & Multimedia Arts
108 Montrose Avenue (across from Lindsay Park)
WHAT: Community Health Fair
WHO: Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY)
NYSDA Second District Dental Society
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Community Healthcare Network (CABS Health Center)
Health First NY
Brooklyn Alliance (part of Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce) –NAVIGATOR
Community Service Society of New York
Village Care MAX
Woodhull Medical Center NBHN
Allium Diagnostic Imaging
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Dental Clinic
Achieve Beyond: Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services
OEM NYC Ready Be Prepared
NYS Dental Association / Second District Dental Society of NY
United We Stand NY and United We Stand of NY
Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling City of New York Department of Sanitation
Make the Road NY
St. Nicks Alliance
The Actors Fund
Other community groups
* * MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THE EVENT * *
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