February 11, 2015
CONTACT: AUDREY CARL | 312-350-2195

West Side’s Last Chance to Get Covered!
With just days remaining until February 15 deadline for coverage, Get Covered America is teaming up with partners on Chicago’s West Side for one final push 

CHICAGO, IL — Residents of Chicago’s West Side have just 4 days to enroll in the health insurance marketplace before the February 15 deadline. For its final push to help Chicago #Get Covered and #Stay Covered, Get Covered America is hosting a blitz of enrollment events across the city. Get Covered America will once again be holding a free healthcare enrollment event this Saturday, February 14 at Loretto Hospital on 645 S. Central, Chicago IL, from 10 AM until 3 PM.

Anyone who does not sign up for insurance by the February 15 deadline may face a fine – $325 per adult or 2% of household income above the federal income tax filing threshold, whichever is greater.

Details for the Loretto Hospital event are as follows:

What: Get Covered America West Side Enrollment Event
When: Saturday, February 14 from 10 AM to 3 PM
Where: Loretto Hospital, 645 S. Central, Chicago IL
Who: Get Covered America, Congressman Danny K. Davis, State Rep. Camille Lilly, State Rep. Kimberly Lightford, State Rep. LaShawn K. Ford, Navigators from Ada S. McKinley

Consumers are asked to bring:

  • Social Security or Immigration Document Number for each person in the household
  • Date of Birth for each person in the household
  • Employer information and tax documents for each person in the household (W-2 and other tax forms)
  • Identification

Additionally, hundreds of appointments are available throughout Chicago and the suburbs for free in-person enrollment assistance from experts who can explain your options and help you to choose a plan that best fits your needs and budget. To find an enrollment expert in your area and schedule an appointment you can visit the Get Covered Connector at

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About Get Covered America and Enroll America
Get Covered America is a national campaign of Enroll America that is focused on educating consumers about the benefits of health coverage and the new health insurance available under the Affordable Care Act. With operations in 11 states (AZ, FL, GA, IL, MI, NC, NJ, OH, PA, TN, and TX), our grassroots team is powered by passionate staff and volunteers with one motivating goal: to give Americans the information they need to choose an affordable health insurance plan that’s right for them and their families.
Enroll America is the nation’s leading health care enrollment coalition, bringing together community and health organizations, businesses and others to inform consumers about the new health coverage options and how to enroll in them. It is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization focused on one goal: maximizing the number of Americans who enroll in and retain health coverage.