San Mateo, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo/Redwood City) in conjunction with Covered California will share information and advice about the Affordable Care Act at “Healthcare 411” on Saturday, November 23, 2013, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at the City of San Mateo Public Library.

The free event will be a combination of workshops, one-on-one appointments with Covered California Educators, a Health Resource Fair and Preventative Health Screenings, such as skin cancer, blood pressure, mental health, dental and cholesterol screenings. Attendees will receive useful information on how to enroll into the new health market place and what options are available to them. (See the full event program below.)

Speier’s constituents are invited to sign up on her website or call (650) 342-0300 to make individual appointments with Covered California Educators.

Who:              
Congresswoman Jackie Speier,
Covered California representatives

What:             
Healthcare 411: Information & Advice about the new health care law

When:             
Saturday, November 23, 2013,
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where:            
City of San Mateo Public Library
55 W. 3rd Avenue
San Mateo

Event Program:

11:00am: Event begins

11:30am-11:45am: Remarks from Congresswoman Jackie Speier (Library Entrance, 1st Floor)

11:45am-12:00pm: Remarks from Covered CA Representative (Library Entrance, 1st Floor)

12:00pm-1:00pm: Workshop: Navigating the Covered CA Website – By California Health Collaborative (Computer Training Lab)

12:30-1:30pm: Workshop: How will the Affordable Care Act Affect Small Businesses? An Information Session on Covered CA’s SHOP Sales – By Small Business Majority (Bio Tech Seminar Room, 2nd Floor)

12:30pm-4:00pm: Self-Service Enrollment Center is open to public – By Covered Health Collaborative and NAACP (Computer Training Lab, 3rd Floor)

All-day: One-on-One Educator Assistance appointments and drop in assistance is open to public – By CA School Health Centers, Planned Parenthood, and NAACP (Private Reading Rooms, 3rd Floor)

Covered CA Q&A Booths with Shop & Compare Tools open to public – By CA Black Health Network, GREEN Foundation, and CA Northern CSU Outreach & Education Project (Cedar Room, 1st Floor)

FREE Health Screenings and Health Resource tables open to public (Laurel Room and Cedar Room, 1st Floor)

CONFIRMED Health Screenings:
•    Skin Cancer Screenings
•    Nutritional Assessments/My Plate  
•    Blood Pressure Screenings
•    Dental Screenings
•    Cholesterol Screenings
•    Depression/Mental Wellness Screenings
•    Immunizations
•    Memory Care Screenings
•    STD/HIV Testing (they will have a separate, private area)

CONFIRMED Informational Booths:
•    Kaiser
•    Blue Shield
•    HealthNet
•    Chinese Community Health Plan
•    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
•    RotaCare Clinics
•    American Heart Association


4:00pm: Event ends
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