FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sarah DeRoo (MHD) Brooke VandeBerg (MPL)
January 21, 2015
MILWAUKEE – With just weeks remaining to purchase health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace, Mayor Tom Barrett is continuing a joint partnership with the Milwaukee Enrollment Network and Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) to offer walk-in support in accessing the online Marketplace at select MPL branches.
“We are continuing a great collaboration this enrollment period,” said Mayor Tom Barrett. “As individuals continue to renew their health care coverage or explore new options available to them, we are offering those who need assistance accessing the online Marketplace a friendly place to go with trained staff who can answer their questions.”
Seven MPL branches will offer assistance during the below times prior to the February 15 deadline:
Washington Park Library Mondays 1-5 p.m. Jan. 26, Feb. 2, Feb. 9
2121 N. Sherman Blvd.
Capitol Library Wednesdays 12-3:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11
3969 N. 74th St.
Mill Road Library Wednesdays 12-3:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11
6431 N. 76th St.
Central Library Wednesdays 3:30-5 p.m. Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11
814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Forest Home Library Wednesdays 4:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11 1432 W. Forest Home Ave.
Martin Luther King Library Wednesdays 5-8 p.m. Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11
310 W. Locust St.
Center Street Library Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 24, Jan. 31, Feb. 7, Feb. 14
2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
The special hours at MPL branches are staffed by trained individuals from Covering Kids & Families, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., and the City of Milwaukee Health Department.
Individuals with questions regarding the Health Insurance Marketplace are encouraged to visit www.healthcare.gov or call (800) 318-2596. For local assistance, area residents can dial 2-1-1 to be connected to an assister in their area.