FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Melissa Vargas (916) 844-2413
January 22, 2014
SACRAMENTO EDUCATORS ENCOURAGE FAMILIES TO ENROLL IN HEALTH COVERAGE
NATOMAS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT HOSTS HEALTH CARE INFORMATION AND ENROLLMENT EVENT FOR STUDENTS FAMILIES, AND THE COMMUNITY—OPEN TO ALL
NATOMAS HIGH SCHOOL, Saturday, January 25, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sponsored by NUSD and the ALL IN Campaign
WHAT: A school-based community event to inform students and families about new health coverage options through Covered California, (the state’s ACA insurance exchange) and Medi-Cal and help them enroll. English and Spanish-speaking representatives from Covered California and private health insurance plans will be present to provide information regarding options.
The event is organized by Natomas Unified School District, along with educators and leaders for the ALL IN For Health, a statewide public information campaign. The ALL IN campaign fosters local school events that informs families and community members about their health coverage options and assists them to enroll. The event is free and open to the public. Free child-care and refreshments will be available.
Who: Chris Evans, Superintendent of Natomas Unified School District
Carol Williams, Executive Director of Special Education and Student Services
Melissa Vargas, Manager, ALL IN Campaign/The Children’s Partnership
Covered California and Private Health Plans, Enrollment Specialists
When: Saturday, January 25, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Natomas High School Library
3301 Fong Ranch Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95834
The ALL IN For Health Campaign is a joint effort of The Children’s Partnership,
California Department of Education, California School Boards Association, California School-Based Health Alliance, California Coverage & Health Initiatives, the California Endowment’s Get Covered/Asegúrate Campaign, and Covered California. For more information, visit www.allinforhealth.org. The ALL IN Campaign is a project of The Children’s Partnership (www.childrenspartnership.org)
CCHI is a leader in health advocacy for children and families and is recognized as a statewide network of community organizations that champion enrollment in health coverage, access to care and other services.