ACA enrollment help in Clarkston

3/21/2014, 2:26 p.m.

Uninsured residents can still get help enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace ahead of the March 31 registration deadline.

Enrollment programs will be held March 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. and March 27 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Clarkston Library.

Dr. Kathleen Connors of Georgia Refugee Health and Mental Health and certified insurance navigators will provide registration assistance.

Call 678-545-8641 to schedule an appointment.

If you need interpretation, let navigators know your language preference.

Residents who do not sign up by the March 31 deadline will miss out on coverage this year and will have to wait until the fall to sign up for coverage that will begin in 2015. They also may face a penalty for failing to have coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

The Clarkston Library is at 951 N. Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston.

For more information, call 404-508-7175.

Enrollment assistance in Lithonia

A free health fair on March 22 at Healing Stream Ministries in Lithonia also will offer enrollment assistance for the Affordable Care Act.

The open enrollment period for coverage in 2014 ends on March 31.

The 10 a.m.-to-3 p.m. health fair will have blood and glucose screening booths and presentations on CPR and other lifesaving measures.

State Farm representatives will discuss the benefits of having life insurance.

Healing Stream Ministries is at 2470 Bruce St. For more information, email Tracey Lea O’Neil at toneil@straightlifechurches.org.