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St. Joe's, Health Department Working to Expand Obamacare Deadline

Schedule an appointment to get enrollment assistance.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo
Submitted by the Will County Health Department:

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) closes in less than two months, so the Will County Health Department and Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center of Joliet are working to help area residents get the coverage they need.

Specially trained and certified Health Department Navigators will now be providing Medicaid and Illinois Marketplace enrollment assistance at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center (333 Madison Street in Joliet). Appointments are available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each Thursday and Friday through March 28. To schedule an appointment, call 815-727-5990. Walk-ins are also welcome.

To access the navigators, enter through Outpatient Entrance 2 on Madison. All patients must wear visitor badges and will need to check in at the concierge desk. Valet parking is free and self-parking is available across the street.

Health Department Navigators are also providing enrollment assistance at other locations in Joliet, Bolingbrook, and University Park.

Navigators will be available each Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through March 31, at the Health Department's Northern Branch Office in Bolingbrook (323 Quadrangle). Eastern Will County residents can obtain enrollment assistance from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Tuesday through March 25, at the Health Department's Eastern Branch Office in University Park (44 Town Center). Navigators are always available from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Health Department's 501 Ella Avenue facility in Joliet. For more information about enrollment assistance availability, or to schedule an appointment, call 815-727-5990.

The Community Health Center (1106 Neal Avenue in Joliet), is hosting an enrollment assistance event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb 8, in the lower level Conference Room. For more information, call 815-774-6090.

Those interested in enrollment should bring a form of identification, Social Security Card, and income information.

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