South Kern Sol, Staff
With just day until the close of Covered California open enrollment, community groups have come together to help Kern residents enroll by the January 31 deadline.
The groups, held their first enrollment event last Saturday at East Hills mall and enrolled about 90 families.
The next enrollment event will be held tomorrow, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Valley Plaza Mall.
Residents are encouraged to stop by and learn about their options for health coverage. Certified application counselors will be onsite to help those who qualify enroll. Medi-Cal is open year round for families and individuals who meet the income guidelines.
The group will be having their last enrollment event on Jan. 31 at the Mercy Conference Center at 1600 D Street in Bakersfield from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The events are being put together by the Community Health Initiative of Kern and sponsored by Kern Family Health Care and Building Healthy Communities South Kern, with the support of Certified Application Counselor partners, and multiple other Health Care partners.
For more information, please call Emily Hernandez at (661) 632-5005 or (661) 747-6606 or visit www.coveredca.com.