Health-care reform info offered at OR open house

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Oak Ridge’s Grace Lutheran Church an open house this weekend to provide information about getting insurance via the Affordable Care Act.

The open house will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 7 in the church at 131 W. Gettysburg Ave.

Although the deadline for individuals to sign up has been extended to Dec. 23, time is getting short for those who wish to have insurance that takes effect as of Jan. 1.

Anyone interested in learning more about the new health-care law, especially those who need to get health insurance in the new Marketplace, is welcome to attend.

Both printed information and computers to get online resources will be available.

Community volunteers will be on hand to make sure their neighbors have access to health care and accurate information about health-care reform.

Materials will be available in Spanish, and bilingual volunteers will be available to assist as needed.

Those unable to attend the open house who are in need of assistance with the enrollment process may contact the Knoxville Area Project Access at 865-531-2766.