November 19, 2013

Health Notes: Nov. 19, 2013


---- — Free New York state of health workshops available

PLATTSBURGH — The CEF Library System has organized a number of free information sessions at libraries in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties.

Jill Rock, education specialist at the Adirondack Health Institute, will provide an overview of the marketplace and answer questions at seven public libraries during November and December. 

Sessions are: at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Wadhams Free Library; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Rouses Point Dodge Memorial Library; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Saranac Lake Free Library; 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Wells Memorial Library, Upper Jay; noon Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Plattsburgh Public Library; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Chazy Public Library; and 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Plattsburgh Public Library.

The NY State of Health is an organized marketplace designed to help people shop for and enroll in health-insurance coverage. Individuals, families and small businesses will be able to use the marketplace to help them compare insurance options, calculate costs and select coverage online, in person, over the telephone or by mail.   

For more information, call Jill Rock at the Adirondack Health Institute at 562-3740, Ext. 32902. The Adirondack Health Institute is a joint venture of Adirondack Health, Community Providers Inc. (CVPH), and Hudson Headwaters Health Network.