Call 1-888-5-HELPS-U (1-888-543-5778) between 11am and 7pm Wednesday

(KPIX 5) – With a deadline approaching for Californians to apply for health insurance in order to be covered beginning January 1st, KPIX 5 is helping you get the answers you need on health care.

Wednesday, the KPIX ConsumerWatch call center will be staffed with experts from Covered California, the state’s health care marketplace, who will take your questions on health care and the Affordable Care Act.

Whether you are an individual, a small business or already have health insurance, you can get answers on your health care questions, including whether you may qualify for financial assistance.

Call 1-888-5-HELPS-U (1-888-543-5778) between 11am and 7pm Wednesday to reach a Covered California representative.

If you don’t have a chance to call in, you can also email your questions to, or visit our Facebook page

Bay Area Health Care Enrollment Events

Covered California representatives will also be at Bay Area libraries helping people enroll over the next two weeks:

People who want to enroll at these events must bring their most recent tax return, Social Security numbers and proof of legal residency of any family members who will be covered along with proof of income.

December 2-7
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
10am – 3pm

Saturday, December 7
Concord Public Library
2900 Salvio Street

Saturday, December 7 & 14
Lafayette Public Library
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
10am – 3pm

Saturday, December 14
Burlingame Public Library
480 Primrose Road
10am – 3pm

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