Group offering health care assistance

Published 3:14 pm Monday, March 24, 2014

Bama Covered, a nonprofit, non-partisan organization devoted to helping Alabama families find the most affordable health care coverage options, will be in Escambia County during this week.

Student volunteers will be available to help citizens enroll in an affordable health care plan, ahead of the March 31 deadline. By enrolling before March 31, IRS fines will be avoided.

For free counseling, visit one of the following locations:

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• Atmore Public Library, Tuesday, March 25, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library is located at 700 E. Church St.

• Brewton Public Library, Wednesday, March 26, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library is located at 206 W. Jackson St.