GSU to host health care fair

2014-01-22T00:00:00Z GSU to host health care fairFor The Times nwitimes.com
January 22, 2014 12:00 am  • 

UNIVERSITY PARK | Good health and useful information are the themes of the panel discussion and community resource fair sponsored by the Southland Human Services Leadership Council at Governors State University from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. 

The event includes a panel discussion, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, on the Affordable Care Act, “What you really need to know.” Panelists include Melissa Akinlawon, of Ever Thrive Illinois; Jeff Joy, of IlliniCare Health Plan; Karen Brach, of Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Verlon Johnson, CMS associate regional administrator in the Medicaid Division.

The resource fair includes information and services from various service providers. Enrollment services in the Affordable Care Act will be provided as well as flu shots, HIV testing, legal counseling, tax services, transportation services and much more.

The resource fair and panel discussion are free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by Southland Human Services Leadership Council, South-Southwest Suburban United Way, HUB Relief and Illini Care Health Plan.

Governor State University is located at 1 University Parkway.

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