Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program March Outreach Events

Snow Hill, Md. (February 27, 2014) – The Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program has an ongoing outreach and education campaign to reach uninsured residents in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. The program held public and private outreach events in February to educate communities about Maryland’s health insurance exchange and the local consumer assistance program. 

Throughout March, staff will continue to provide outreach, education, and enrollment opportunities for the public at the following locations:
 
  • Saturday, March 1: Wicomico County Library Main Branch, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 1: Princess Anne Library, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Monday, March 3: Riverside Drive Pharmacy in Salisbury, 8 a.m. – Noon
  • Monday, March 3: Milford Street Pharmacy in Salisbury, 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 4: Berlin Rite Aid, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 4: Ocean City Rite Aid, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 4: Pocomoke Rite Aid, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 5: UMES Rotunda, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 6: Wicomico County Library Main Branch, 5 - 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 6: Pittsville Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 8: HealthConnectNow Health and Enrollment Fair at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 8: Ocean City CVS, Noon – 4 p.m.
  • Monday, March 10: Princess Anne Rite Aid, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Monday, March 10: Salisbury Rite Aid, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Monday, March 10: Centre at Salisbury Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 11: Karemore Pharmacy in Princess Anne, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 11: Peninsula Pharmacy in Salisbury, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 11: Snow Hill Elementary Health Council at Worcester County Board of Education, 5 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 12: Ocean City Chamber of Commerce, 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 12: Wor-Wic Hazel Center Lobby, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 13: Princess Anne Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 13: Ocean City Library, 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 15: Salisbury Giant, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 15: Pocomoke YMCA Healthy Kids Day, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 15: Pocomoke Library, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Monday, March 17: Berlin Apple Discount Drugs, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Monday, March 17: Fruitland Apple Discount Drugs, Noon – 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 18: Marion Pharmacy, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 19: Pocomoke Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 19: Snow Hill Library, 5 – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 20: Ocean Pines Library, 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 22: Ocean Pines Library, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Monday, March 24: South Salisbury Walgreens, 8 a.m. - Noon
  • Monday, March 24: Mount Hermon Road Walgreens, 8 a.m. – Noon
  • Tuesday, March 25: McCready Foundation, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 26: UMES Health and Wellness Festival, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The public can stop by these events to learn more about health plans and financial assistance available through Maryland Health Connection. Stay tuned for more events in upcoming months.
 
Staff has scheduled office hours Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at various organizations throughout Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. Such locations include health departments, departments of social services, TLC Health Centers, PRMC, and libraries. Those interested should contact our toll free number at (855) 445-5540 to speak with a representative to find the closest location and to set an appointment.

For more information on our program and a continuously updated list of events, please visit us at lowershorehealth.org.

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